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CANA CELEBRATION MEETING TUESDAY

September 13, 2017

CANA COMMUNITY CELEBRATION TUESDAY, 6:30 PM to 8:00PM SEPTEMBER 19TH 2017 THIRD UNITARIAN CHURCH 301 N. MAYFIELD CHICAGO You have been missed !! CANA members, after our Summer Hiatus, we’re getting together. CANA remains a collaboration of volunteer neighbors who work to improve the quality of life in our area. Our accomplishments are a...
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POLICE BOARD MEETING: Taking our concerns to the top

February 21, 2017
POLICE BOARD MEETING: Taking our concerns to the top

On Thursday, February 16, 2017, ten members of CANA attended the Chicago Police Board Meeting. The Chicago Police Board is a nine member, civilian body that oversees certain activities of the Chicago Police Department. It holds monthly public meeting that provide members of the public the opportunity to present questions and comments directly to...
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Make Informed Choices For Judges

March 5, 2016

JUDGES IMPACT OUR LIVES EVERYDAY. WE NEED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SELECTION PROCESS. RESEARCH THEIR QUALIFICATIONS AND MAKE YOUR OWN DETERMINATION. The website listed below is one which offers evaluations for judges by their peers, associations of lawyers. It is a great place to start your research of elected officials who can exercise so much...
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American Red Cross Providing Free Smoke Alarms in Austin

February 26, 2016

The AMERICAN RED CROSS in an effort to reduce fire fatalities is installing FREE SMOKE ALARMS IN AUSTIN  on SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2016.  For information, contact JULIANNE LYONS, Disaster Program Manager (312) 729-6220
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CANA CAMPAIGN UPDATES

April 24, 2015

Our last meeting was full of information you could use. Here is a brief summary of some of the discussions. CANA CIVIC ENGAGEMENT CANA members, to expand our impact, spent the month of March working with and engaging others in the community, city, and county. CANA members volunteered to serve and to learn means...
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ANOTHER SMALL VICTORY IN FIGHT FOR OUR SAFETY

April 24, 2015

  Our fight for the human rights of black and brown people continues. We seek to have equitable allocation of all resources, including police emergency response services.   This past Monday, the ACLU was in court on our behalf to force the city to supply all emails related to police deployment. They had supplied...
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CANA MEETING TUESDAY

April 20, 2015

TUESDAY APRIL 21 MEETING Since there was no meeting in March, you won’t want to miss this next meeting. For the month of February, CANA members were out working for change and becoming more informed.   We have a lot to report. We have a lot to do. Come add your input.   CAROUSEL...
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CANA Encourages Engagement with Elected Officials in March

March 18, 2015

CANA, in place of a meeting, encouraged everyone to go out into the community, attend a meeting, engage an elected official and learn more about conditions affecting our community. Having identified several events through reading a local newspaper, I decided to attend an event presented by our recently elected Commissioner, Richard Boykin. There were...
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Impactful Leadership Forum, February 5, 2015

January 7, 2015

Within the next month, February, Austin residents will be choosing, and placing their trust in, individuals to represent their interests in the city of Chicago. The members of the group Advocates for Neighborhood Development and Empowerment, ANDE, believe that the delivery of better information to the Austin community will help constituents: Recognize and utilize...
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Celebrating 5 Years of Impact

January 7, 2015

Best Wishes for the New Year We begin the fifth year of operation of the Central Austin Neighborhood Association. 2015 Activity Schedule Six Visible Action Events Ten CANA meetings 2015 Objectives Increased civic engagement Celebration of achievements Positive impact on quality of life   Next Meeting:                        Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 301 N. Mayfield  ...
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CANA MEETING TUESDAY OCT 21

October 13, 2014

Our next meeting is           Tuesday, October 21, 2014                         at 301 N. Mayfield, corner of Mayfield and Fulton We start on time at 6:30pm and finish at 8:00pm.. We invite you to participate.
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General Meeting Tuesday, February 18th at 6:30pm

February 12, 2014

The future of Austin is in our hands. Based upon the community discussions and activity taking place around Austin, we continue to be confident and encouraged about what we can achieve as a community. We must, however, put in the work to create the quality of life to which we all are entitled. The...
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TUESDAY 6:30-8:00PM CANA MEETING

October 13, 2013

IF YOU REMAIN SILENT, YOU ALLOW OTHERS TO GIVE YOU WHAT THEY DON’T WANT. TAKE ACTION TUESDAY  NEXT MEETING 6:30PM to 8:00PM Tuesday, October 15, 2013 301 N. Mayfield, Third Unitarian Church   Your involvement is essential for creating a community you desire and deserve.
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FELON-TIF FUNDS-LIQUOR STORE: Are you outraged ?

October 3, 2013

On Sunday,  September 29,2013 , the Chicago Tribune published a front page, above the fold, article on the state of economic development and the quality of life in South Austin. It is an important piece of research and history on Austin. www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-south-austin-liquor-store-20130929,0,1042994.story chicagotribune.com Blinking beer sign illuminates Austin’s problems Liquor store with ties to felon...
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CANA Monthly Meeting

September 11, 2013

Title: CANA Monthly Meeting Location: 301 N. Mayfield, Third Unitarian Church Description: Your involvement is essential for creating a community you desire and deserve. . Come prepared to work on your ideas and concerns. Our meetings are short and focused on action steps. 6:30 pm to 7:00pm Calls to Action/Progress Reports/Activity Reports 5 minutes...
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Community of Congregations Focus on Austin

September 11, 2013

Title: Community of Congregations Focus on Austin Location: Ascension Catholic Church, 808 s. East Ave, Oak Park Description: Recent publicity has presented a one dimensional portrait of the Austin community. In order to help us to get a better understanding of our neighbors and learn how we can meaningfully partner with them, the Oak...
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CANA WORK RECOGNIZED BY TUC

May 27, 2013

We are honored and grateful to report this news. Third Unitarian Church has selected the Central Austin Neighborhood Association as one of the recipients of its newly created Share the Plate program. CANA is one of ten organizations that will receive a donation over the next 12 month.   Third Unitarian Church has provided...
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CANA Neighborhood Beautification

May 27, 2013

You might have noticed that the mountain of mulch that was on the vacant lot at the southeast corner of Mayfield and Corcoran has dwindled down to almost a mole hill. Thanks to your neighbors and the students from Christ the King High School, that mulch was moved to corners around our area.  ...
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June 18, 2013 Meeting

May 27, 2013

 Take Action Tuesday  Come prepared to work on your ideas and concerns. We look for creative solutions. Short and focused on action steps. Calls to action and community reports from 6:30 to 7:00pm. Topics scheduled for discussion include the corner garden planting and maintenance, and  July 20 neighborhood party planning  Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm: 301...
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MARCH MEMO ON MEETINGS

March 18, 2013

There will NOT be a general CANA meeting in this month of March.  Smaller working groups are continuing to advance projects scheduled for this year.  You can still contribute to the forward motion.  Your energy and input is important. You can respond to this email with your intentions or place your comments on our...
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CHICAGO POLICE CHANGING RESPONSE PLAN FOR SOME 911 CALLS

February 18, 2013

Starting  February 4th, Chicago police changed  their responses to 911 calls. They’ll no longer come right away to reports of incidents where the suspect is no longer on the scene and the victim isn’t in “immediate danger”.  These incidents include  criminal damage to property, vehicle thefts and garage burglaries.  They state the move will...
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TAKE ACTION TUESDAY FEBRUARY 19,2013

February 18, 2013

TAKE ACTION TUESDAY MAKE IT HAPPEN !!!!! CENTRAL AUSTIN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION   Come prepared to work on your ideas and concerns. Our meetings are short and focused on action steps.   6:30PM  to 8:00PM Tomorrow Tuesday February 19, 2013 301 N. Mayfield, Third Unitarian Church   6:30 pm to 7:00pm Calls to Action/Activity Reports...
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ANOTHER LIQUOR STORE !…..REALLY????????

January 14, 2013
ANOTHER LIQUOR STORE !…..REALLY????????

ANOTHER LIQUOR STORE ??                                                                         REALLY ??????   How can you build a solid house if your contractor is setting small fires in the basement? How can a community continue to find the energy and resources to build and to improve its quality of life when it must expend so much of its limited...
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PARTICIPATE IN CREATING A BRIGHT 2013

January 11, 2013

MAKE IT HAPPEN in 2013 !    Come participate in bringing out the beauty in our neighborhood, creating a neighborhood of peace with a greater sense of safety. Make a positive contribution to the revitalization of our community.   WHAT WE BELIEVE DETERMINES HOW WE BEHAVE.   NEXT MEETING TUESDAY JANUARY 15 6:30pm to...
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HAPPY HOLIDAYS

December 7, 2012

Your Central Austin Neighborhood Association, CANA, is looking forward to the positive possibilities of the New Year. We are encouraged by the support we received during 2012 from college alumni associations, high school students, large corporations, small companies, and residents like you.   Because we joined together and worked on common goals, we were able...
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