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

December 10th, 8:40 pm

Chesterfield Community Council

Please rsvp TODAY at 773-651-3958 or chesterfield@ameritech.net. Take a photo with Santa. Hope to see you there. ... See moreSee less

Please rsvp TODAY at 773-651-3958 or chesterfield@ameritech.net.  Take a photo with Santa.  Hope to see you there.

December 10th, 8:24 pm

Chesterfield Community Council

Thank you to the staff of Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr, Board of Review in helping to appeal our community members property taxes. Thank you Hurley Green for the video presentation ... See moreSee less

December 9th, 2:07 pm

Chesterfield Community Council

DECEMBER 10 - Appeal Your Property Taxes: Space is limited.
Please RSVP by December 8 at 773-651-3958 or email chesterfield@ameritech.net. Please leave your name, address and phone number. Please bring your tax bill(s). All are welcome.
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November 16th, 11:51 am

Chesterfield Community Council

DECEMBER 10 - Appeal Your Property Taxes: Space is limited.
Please RSVP by December 8 at 773-651-3958 or email chesterfield@ameritech.net. Please leave your name, address and phone number. Please bring your tax bill(s). All are welcome.
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DECEMBER 10 - Appeal Your Property Taxes:   Space is limited.
Please RSVP by December 8  at 773-651-3958 or email chesterfield@ameritech.net.   Please leave your name, address and phone number. Please bring your tax bill(s). All are welcome.

 

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I won the appeal in my Hyde Park Townshipl! It's so easy, significant savings and worth it! Thanks!

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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)