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

June 23rd, 6:12 pm

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Hi! I just left a voicemail at the number listed online concerning the abundance of fireworks being fired within this community. I would appreciate some guidance. Thank You

THE FUTURE OF THE GREATER CHATHAM COMMUNITIES: CCC will host our next meeting on Tuesday, June 16, 6:30 p.m. using the Zoom platform. Our special guest speaker will be Alderman Roderick Sawyer, 6th Ward. Ald. Sawyer will discuss the future of the Greater Chatham communities. In addition, Melinda Kelly, Chatham Business Association will join in the discussion. Please join us on Zoom online using these credentials: Meeting ID: 942 0172 7258, Password: 237880. If you prefer to join by phone, call 312-626-6799. Please share with a friend and neighbor. ... See moreSee less

THE FUTURE OF THE GREATER CHATHAM COMMUNITIES:  CCC will host our next meeting on Tuesday, June 16, 6:30 p.m. using the Zoom platform.  Our special guest speaker will be Alderman Roderick Sawyer, 6th Ward.  Ald. Sawyer will discuss the future of the Greater Chatham communities.  In addition, Melinda Kelly, Chatham Business Association will join in the discussion.  Please join us on Zoom online using these credentials:  Meeting ID:  942 0172 7258, Password: 237880.  If you prefer to join by phone, call 312-626-6799.   Please share with a friend and neighbor.

 

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It is so sad to reflect on all the years of hard work, planning, negotiating, strategizing by our Chatham politicians & community leaders in order to bring the businesses to our community, only to have the evildoers destroy everything in one weekend. 😓🙏🏽

86st & Cottage Grove Store is scheduled to reopen on Tuesday or Wednesday of this week according to Latrice Green, Store Manager. ... See moreSee less

86st & Cottage Grove Store is scheduled to reopen on Tuesday or Wednesday of this week according to Latrice Green, Store Manager.

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CCC Events

15th Annual Silas Purnell College Expo
September 21, 2019
11:00 am to 2:00 pm


Tuley Park Fieldhouse
501 E. 90th Pl.
(90th and King Drive)