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Art Justice on Merrill

With the assistance of Chicago Community Loan Fund, Genesis Cooperative and the South Merrill Community Garden have changed the dynamic of one Chicago neighborhood block systematically destined for destruction of African American investment. Working together, a community garden was reclaimed and revived to become a neighborhood resource of collective consciousness. Watch a clip of the community garden in action here.

Date: July 24, 2020

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