OUR MISSION

To work collaboratively to develop, implement and sustain processes that improve the quality of life for individuals, families and businesses in the West Humboldt Park community.

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VISION

  • Promote safety and advocate for residents, families and neighborhood support programs.

  • Advocate for community growth and sustainability.

  • Encourage business attraction, development, retention and growth.

 

ABOUT

The West Humboldt Park Family & Community Development Council (WHPFCDC) was established in 1992 focused on supporting the West Humboldt Park community.  As a delegate agency for the city of Chicago we have facilitated numerous community projects and continue to work on the economic and residential development of the community.   As our mission dictates, we work in partnership with other community organizations to empower this community towards continued growth and sustainability.

 

STAFF DIRECTORY

Adrienne Whitney-Boykin

Executive Director

Ray King

Community Outreach

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Rochelle Lee

Administrative Assistant

Nefertari Cutler

Economic Development Coordinator

Adrianne Cutler

Accounting

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

James Simmons

Co-Founder & Board President

 

Katherine Anderson

Vice President/Secretary

 

James Williams

Treasurer

Franklin Williams

Director

Kenny Coleman

Director

Shanell Harmon

Director

 

Todja Taylor

Director

 

Don Felton

Director 

 

Special Service Area 63

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SSA #63 Commissioners

Kenneth Johnson

Bro-n-Laws Barbeque

 

John Groene

Neighborhood Housing Service

 

Cathy Krieger

Children’s Place

 

Ellen Moiani

Nobel Network of Charter Schools

2021 Commission Meeting Schedule - Every 3rd Tuesday at 12:00pm via ZOOM

  • January 19, 2021 

  • February 16, 2021 

  • March 16, 2021

  • April 20, 2021

  • May 18, 2021 

  • June 15, 2021 

  • July 20, 2021 

  • August 17, 2021 

  • September 21, 2021 

  • October 19, 2021 

  • November 16, 2021 

  • December 21, 2021

Special Service Areas, known as Business Improvement Districts are local tax districts that fund expanded services and programs through a localized property tax levy within contiguous areas. The enhanced services and programs are in addition to those currently provided through the City.


SSA-funded projects typically include but are not limited to:

Public Way Maintenance & Beautification

District Marketing and Advertising

Business Retention/Attraction

Special Events and Promotional Activities

Auto and Bike Transit

Security

Façade Improvements

Other Commercial and Economic Development Initiatives

The City contracts with local non-profits, called Service Providers, to manage SSAs. Appointed SSA Commissioners for each SSA district oversee and recommend the annual services, budget, and Service Provider Agency to the City. There are currently 53 active SSAs in Chicago.

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