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

A powerful 2017 to date, awesome speakers at our meetings including elected officials and business leaders, outstanding events and initiatives including our Home Expo, Met with Station Managers at CBS, NBC, WLS & WGN, Father's Day Prayer Vigil, Legal Clinic, Property Tax Appeal Day, Silas Purnell College Expo and more. ... See moreSee less

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Great meeting with Daryl Newell and Adrienne Baker, Executive Staff, Seaway Bank/Self-Help Federal Credit Union. A special thank you to Judge Carl Walker for swearing-in our new Treasurer Letha Burns and John Harris, new board member. Congratulations Letha & John.
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Community Meeting with SEAWAY BANK-SELF HELP FEDERAL CREDIT UNION on Tuesday, October 17, 6:30 p.m. @ Tuley Park Field House, 90th & King Drive. All are welcome. ... See moreSee less

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