Neighborhood News

2021 Strategic Plan Review & Next Steps

Over the last few months, Buena Park Neighbors has facilitated a strategic planning process to get a sense of the organization’s goals for the coming year. The strategic planning process was completed last month, and the newly elected Executive Board

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Buena Park is unique

Buena Park is unique. It is distinct from all other Chicago neighborhoods because of its origins, borders, the timing of its architectural growth, proximity to both the lakefront and downtown Chicago and its diverse range of residents. It is unique

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Boo-ena Pumpkins Trick or Treating

Buena Park Neighbors is investigating ways to make Boo-ena Pumpkins Trick or Treating on Kenmore covid safe this Halloween. If the mayor deems that revised Halloween plans are OK, we would like to keep up our tradition … with revisions.

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A Nurse’s Tale

By Janet Toliver As a nurse, Melissa witnessed firsthand as the hospital she worked at was bombarded with people sick with Covid-19. “You can’t understand until you see like 3 or 4 people die in hours. You don’t know how

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Brennemann Elementary

Brennemann Elementary school has now completed almost FOUR weeks of virtual learning. By the end of the first week, we had a high of 91% attendance!! Our goal moving forward is 95% attendance. The administrative team did 8 home visits

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