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LITTLE VILLAGE DESIGNATED CULTURAL DISTRICT
Mar 7 2024

Little Village Named Illinois State Designated Cultural District Program

WTTW INTERVIEW: Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices March 7, 2024 Neighorhood's historically impacted by gentrification and the economic disinvestment can apply to get millions of dollars for preservation efforts. It's part of the Illinois state designated culture district program which allows organizations and 10 Districts across Illinois to apply for state funding to help support programming efforts in their communities. 2 of the Districts include Little Village and Humble Park. Here ...
FLV 2024 Press Kit
Feb 14 2024

Foundation of Little Village 2024 Press Kit

The Foundation of Little Village provides culturally relevant programming, bilingual resources, workforce training and access to capital for current and emerging entrepreneurs that invest in our community. The Foundation, we support and encourage business growth, through entrepreneurial opportunities impacting the economic wellness of our community. Our vision is to be a catalyst for economic equality, prosperity, and advancement of Little Village. View and Download Foundation of Little Village Press Kit ...
We Rise Together Photo Chicago Tribune
Jan 12 2024

We Rise Together Program Building a Rising Tide of Economic Recovery in Black and Latinx Communities Chicago Tribune

By Darcel Rockett, Chicago Tribune: As it approaches the halfway mark of it five-year plan, We Rise Together, an initiative of the Chicago Community Trust, is checking off its accomplishments while staying laser-focused on its upcoming efforts. “We Rise Together: For an Equitable and Just Recovery” is an economic recovery accelerator aiding Black and Latinx communities hit hardest by the pandemic. Photo Credit: Antonio James, Chicago Tribune. View and Download ...
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Jan 11 2024

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices Xquina Incubator & Café

WTTW INTERVIEW: Xquina Incubator & Café Little Village is known for its business corridor and Latino entrepreneurship. Now a space coming to the heart of the neighborhood aims to give more resources to those hoping to kick start a business of their own. On the corner of 26th street and drake avenue stand an empty 3 story building. We took a building that was built in 18, 80 and instead ...

Foundation of Little Village Celebrates Graduation of Next Wave of Entrepreneurs

The Juntos entrepreneurial programming equips aspiring business owners with the knowledge and tools to launch a successful business Chicago, Dec. 18, 2023 – Today, the Foundation of Little Village, a nonprofit focused on building community wealth, cultural preservation, and corridor revitalization in Little Village, hosted its final graduation ceremony for the fall cohort of its Juntos entrepreneurial programming. The nonprofit hosted graduation ceremonies for: Juntos Lanzamos, Juntos Emprendemos, and the ...

Xquina Incubator and Café Breaks Ground in Little Village

The entrepreneurial hub is expected to open in June 2024 with a business incubator, local café, and a shared commercial kitchen Chicago, Dec. 5, 2023 – Today, the Foundation of Little Village, a nonprofit focused on building community wealth, cultural preservation, and corridor revitalization in Little Village, broke ground on its highly anticipated commercial and cultural amenity: Xquina Incubator and Café. The 13,000 square foot space is located in an ...
Xquina Incubagtor and Café Breaks Ground In Little Village Negocios Now
Dec 5 2023

Xquina Incubator and Café Breaks Ground in Little Village

HINA Wire Chicago – The Foundation of Little Village, a nonprofit focused on building community wealth, cultural preservation, and corridor revitalization in Little Village, broke ground on its highly anticipated commercial and cultural amenity: Xquina Incubator and Café. The 13,000-square-foot space is located in an 1880s-era building on the 26th Street Corridor, and the project will restore, modernize, and reintroduce the historic building as a spacious business incubator and inclusive community ...

Foundation of Little Village Empowers New Latino Entrepreneurs with Launch of Juntos Lanzamos Program in English

(Chicago) Oct. 10, 2023 — The Foundation of Little Village (The Foundation), a Chicago-based nonprofit dedicated to fostering prosperity, preserving culture, and revitalizing the Little Village community, is proud to announce a groundbreaking expansion of its renowned entrepreneur program, Juntos Lanzamos. The program will be offered in English for the first time ever, opening up new horizons for aspiring Latino entrepreneurs and the entire community. View and Download Press Releases ...
WGN News FLV Adelante Interview
Sep 20 2023

Adelante Chicago, Foundation of Little Village

Latinos continue to take the leap into the small business community. They're said to be the fastest growing sergment of the business community with more than 5 million businesses across the country. The Foundation o f Little Village is hoping to keep that initiative going with the release of their FLV Annual Report. Interviewed FLV Board Secretary, Arabel Alba Rosales by WGN News Lourdes Durate. Adelante Chicago, Foundation of Little ...

Chicago-Based Foundation of Little Village Releases its 2022 Annual Report

(Chicago, Illinois) Aug. 25, 2023—Foundation of Little Village (The Foundation), a nonprofit with the mission of being a catalyst for the creation of wealth, cultural preservation and corridor revitalization of Chicago’s Little Village community, announces the release of its 2022 Annual Report. Further information about the report that includes personal stories of businesses who benefitted from The Foundations efforts are on this link. View and Download Foundation of Little Village ...
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