Latest News and Events

  • Black Lives Matter

    The McKinley Park Development Council was founded with the mission to collectively foster economic, cultural and social development through the connection of residents, institutions and enterprises for the benefit of the McKinley Park neighborhood of Chicago. We at the McKinley Park Development Council stand against the systems that lead to the tragedies of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Laquan McDonald, and so many more. We acknowledge these injustices and we hope to work together as an organization with our staff, friends, local police and supporters on how to establish real and significant change in our community.

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  • Meetings Update - Covid-19 2020

    We hope you are all keeping as calm and healthy as possible! Until social distancing is no longer deemed necessary, we are not holding live meetings. We plan to post a video update here later this week. Stay tuned! Small business loans and grants information: https://www.sba.gov/ https://esdcchicago.org/grants-and-loans https://polsky.uchicago.edu/covid19-resources/ During “normal” times, we make an effort to rotate our monthly meetings among local businesses and institutions in order to help support our local gems.

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  • March Meeting 2020 - Cancelled

    We hope you are all keeping as calm and healthy as possible! We are canceling our March 18 meeting, in order to help each other maintain the social distance that will kick this pandemic out of the park! We make an effort to rotate our monthly meetings among local businesses and institutions in order to help support our local gems. And in this time of canceled meetings and quarantines, we want to encourage all of you to continue to support our local businesses!

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