About the Chesterfield Community

Chesterfield is a predominantly African-American neighborhood located on the South Side of Chicago.  The area is home to a wide variety of 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.

The organization is led by President Elizabeth Prowell, Board Chairman Eli H. Washington, and a dedicated and committed Board.

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

CCC intervenes on numerous complaints such as: Abandoned Buildings, Abandoned Autos, Street Repair, Fraudulent Businesses, Free or Low Cost Benefits and much more.
Committed to developing and promoting Black economic health. We support programs dedicated to Job Creation, assisting Black Entrepreneurs, Contractors, and Developers. CCC sponsors annual Home Expo and College Expo events, which are open to the public.
Encourage community involvement in crime prevention. We support the Block Clubs, Anti-Violence Programs and Community Policing through local Beat and Police District Council meetings.
CCC hosts monthly meetings every third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM. Meetings are held in person May-October, and via Zoom during the Winter months. Meeting location or Zoom credentials are shared in our monthly newsletter, website and social media. We continue to regularly meet with city, state and other elected officials, along with leaders in the fields of health, business and education. We look forward to seeing you and your neighbors at the next CCC Community meeting.
Work to beautify the community. Each year, neighbors and community residents along with the support of local businesses, plant flowers on the corner along King Drive from 87th Street to 93rd Street.

CCC Events

College Expo 2023
September 16, 2023
11 A.M. - 2 P.M.


Chicago State University
Jones Convocation Center
9501 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60628