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Important 29th Ward Aldermanic Meeting

  Meeting29Ward https://mailchi.mp/661bf4aab798/29th-ward-update   Email Us Visit Our Website Early Voting Early voting at neighborhood polling locations is now open for the February 26 Municipal Election. Chicago voters will be able to use any Early Voting location in the city now through February 25. Government-issued photo ID is not required but is helpful if there is…

CANA Public Meeting 3/21/17 @ 6:30 PM @ 301 N. Mayfield

Title: CANA Public Meeting Location: 301 N. Mayfield Description: CANA Meeting Agenda – ACLU Will give a status of our Police Response Time case – Austin Ascending and Oak Park Regional Housing Center will discuss funds available for re-habbing you – Activities for 2017 – Little Free Library – Programming for Children in our area…

CANA Meeting Tuesday February 21 @ 6:30 PM

Title: CANA Meeting Location: 301 N. Mayfield – 3rd Unitarian Church Description: Please join us for this CANA meeting. We will discuss our recent visit to the Police Board and the Status of our Response time case. Safety after the recent shootings will also be discussed.  Planning for upcoming events will be discussed. Your community…

CANA Festival Planning Meeting -July 21, 2016 @ 6:30 PM

Title: CANA Festival Planning Meeting Location: 301 N. Mayfield Description: Last Planning Meeting before the Big Block Party! Please come out and let us know how you want to help. We have lots of volunteer jobs to fill. Assignments will be given. We need you! Your neighborhood needs you! Contribute to a better community for…

CANA Community Meeting June 21, 2016 at 6:30 PM at 301 N. Mayfield

Title: CANA Community Meeting Location: 301 N. Mayfield. Chicago IL 60644 Description: Title: CANA Community Meeting Tuesday June 21, 2016 at 6:30 PM at Third Church (301 N. Mayfield) We are planning our annual neighborhood Festival/Big Block Party for July 30th We need your input and support to make this year’s community building event our…

CANA Community Meeting June 21, 2016 at 6:30 PM at 301 N. Mayfield

  Title: CANA Community Meeting Location: 301 N. Mayfield. Chicago IL 60644 Description: Title: CANA Community Meeting Tuesday June 21, 2016 at 6:30 PM at Third Church (301 N. Mayfield) We are planning our annual neighborhood Festival/Big Block Party for July 30th We need your input and support to make this year’s community building event…

CANA Big Block Party Coming July 30, 2016 !!!

Ok it’s that time of year again. Yes!!! CANA with support from you and your neighbors will have our Fifth Annual Block Party for our 16+4 blocks and beyond.  We have another fun filled day planned for all.  Come out and join us from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM at the corner of Mason and West…

CANA Community Meeting Tuesday 2/16/16 at 6:30 PM

Title: CANA Community Meeting Location: 301 N. Mayfield. Chicago IL 60644 Description: This new year has had an explosive start. It hasn’t all been good. Are you content with: · Murders at double the rate of last year’s pace · Mini casinos potentially in your neighborhood · Inspector generals that cannot investigate aldermen · Absence…

CANA Members Featured on Better Government Association Video

The venerable Better Government Association has featured members of our team on a recent video that speaks to the mission and challenge of better governance. The video was featured at their recent Luncheon.   Many of us have attended BGA Watchdog training, particularly their FOIA classes. This has helped our organization shine a light on…

Another Successful Big Block Party!!!

CANA’s Fourth Annual Big Block Party (16+4 blocks) was a raving success. On Saturday, July 18, 2015, the Central Austin Neighborhood Association celebrated 5 Years of Positive Community Impact.   Pony Rides, CANA Grillmaster BBQ Contest, Petting Zoo, Cake and Ice Cream, Senior Bingo, Watermelon, Face Painting, Rickshaw Rides, Free Raffles and More Fun.  …

CANA Holiday Celebration at TUC

We celebrated the holiday season with friends and neighbors this past Saturday at Third Unitarian Church. The celebration this year had dishes provided by numerous neighbors and friends. Ornament making crafts for the kids were a hit.    

CANA begins celebration of its fifth year with a night at the opera

  More than 65 CANA members enjoyed the kick-off to its fifth year of impact and influence, by attending a performance of Porgy and Bess, an American classic, at the Lyric Opera. Set in the 1930s in a fictitious African-American Charleston neighborhood known as Catfish Row, Porgy and Bess, a Gershwin opera, is the tragic love…

Another Successful Neighborhood Block Party!

Our third annual big block party succeeded in bringing our community together for family friendly activities. Our efforts to build community were on full display Saturday July 19th. The Pictures are worth a thousand smiles!!!

The BIG BLOCK PARTY is Back !!!! Saturday July 20th 10 AM – 4 PM

  Remember last year’s party? Want another one? Well we heard you! It’s Back!!!  The 2nd Annual CANA Neighborhood Block Party returns  Saturday July 20th from 10-4 in the 5900 block of West End. That’s West End between Mason and Mayfield.   All of your old favorites will return plus some new ones .. ping pong.…

Can we throw a party? Yes we CANA!

The first annual CANA Block Party/Festival was a wonderful success!  We had several hundred very happy neighbors that came out for this family friendly event this past Saturday. We had a full day the started with a group Tai Chi demonstration and exercise thanks to Jerry White   Group Tai Chi was followed by a…

Award Wining Corner Planting Kicked off May 19th With support from Brickyard Home Depot, Christ the King High School, Loyola University and ABC Bank

After weeks of preparation, CANA and neighbors with allot of help from our friends began re-planting our award winning corners.  We were joined by many organizations, businesses and residents.    A special thank you goes out to Brick Yard’s Home Depot who donated  mulch, flowers and discounted tools and other materials. We were also joined by…

National Black MBA Association’s Leaders of Tomorrow Team Leads Service Project in CANA Neighborhood

The National Black Masters in Business Administration’s (NBMBAA) Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) program through the efforts of Lizette Marshall and her daughter Imani Marshall, a Whitney Young Senior and LOT Member, choose the CANA neighborhood for one of their service projects.  They choose to do a yard makeover for a home in our 16 block service area. …