Category: Communities

Fundraiser For Fred Hampton House Scheduled For Oct. 21, 11 AM

Saturday, October 20, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The boyhood home of Fred Hampton, located at 805 S. 17th Ave. in Maywood. | Fred Hampton Jr. 

Community leaders are planning a block party at Irving Middle School, 805 S. 17th Ave. in Maywood, on Sunday, Oct. 21, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., in order to help raise funds to save the childhood home of the late Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton.

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Bellwood Scholarship Program Still Helping Students After 30 Years

Saturday, October 13, 2018 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews 

During a regular board meeting on Sept. 19, a Bellwood trustee read a letter from Chanel Brown, who graduated from Missouri Baptist University in the spring.

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Maywood Clergy Organization Launches New Urban First Responders Team

Saturday, October 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Members of Proviso Township Ministerial Alliance Network’s Urban First Responders Team. | Courtesy Bishop Reginald J. Saffo 

Patients at Loyola University Medical Center who have been victimized by violence now have additional support with the launch of an Urban First Responders Team.

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