About the Chesterfield Community

Chesterfield is a predominantly African-American neighborhood located on the South side of Chicago.  The area is comprised of older and younger residents who are participating in the growth and economic viability of this growing community.  Visitors are greeted with a well maintained area that exemplifies unity and strength.  There is a sense of stability and security to the neighborhood.

Leadership of the organization is headed by Elizabeth Prowell, President and Eli H. Washington, Chairman of the Board of Directors.  A dedicated and committed Board assists with the work of the Council.

Purpose & Mission

Chesterfield Community Council, established in 1952, is a nonprofit community-based organization whose sole purpose is to promote, unify and assist in all endeavors pertaining to the Chesterfield Community.

What We Do

Intervenes on numerous complaints such as: Abandoned Homes, Abandoned Autos, Street Repair, Fraudulent Businesses and much more.
Committed to developing and promoting the black economic base. We support programs dedicated to assisting Black Entrepreneurs, Contractors, Developers and Job Creation.
Encourage community involvement in crime prevention. We support the Anti-Gang and Drug Programs and Community Policing Beat Meetings.
Host monthly meetings every third Tuesday of the month at the Tuley Park Field House, 501 East 90th Place, Chicago, IL 60619 at 6:30 p.m. promptly. City, state and other elected officials often address the Council as well as leaders in the fields of health, business and education.
Work to beautify the community. Each year, neighbors and community residents along with the support of local businesses, plant flowers to each corner along King Drive from 87th Street to 93rd Street.

Latest News

Chesterfield Community Council added 5 new photos.

The following elected officials has addressed our organization since January. Thank you Alderperson's Beale, Brookins, Harris and Sawyer and State Senator Donne Trotter
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Chesterfield Community Council added 4 new photos.

Awesome "Father's Day Prayer Vigil" 2017.
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Attention Attention: Calling all men of faith and substance to join us on Father's Day, June 18, 1:30 p.m. at Tuley Park, 90th & Drive for a "Prayer Vigil". Praying for the end of violence in our communities, healing, financial stability and for men to stand up in our communities. All are welcome. ... See moreSee less

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