COMMUNITY CHALLENGES ADDRESSED BY IMANI VILLAGE

 

  • 20% African American Unemployment Rate in Chicago

  • 34% African American Poverty Rate in Chicago

  • $29K African American Median Household Income in Chicago

  • 60619, 60628, 60617 zip codes (all adjoining Imani Village) have the highest rates of Obesity, Cancer, and Hypertension in Chicago

  • Health Food Desert

  • Health Care Desert

  • Nearest high quality Fitness Center is 6 miles

  • Inadequate youth Athletic facilities in Chicago

  • Viable workforce development and training programs are underfunded

  • No other social enterprise and economic development projects of this scale under consideration within our communities in Chicago.