BARCC's Notable Accomplishments for Bronzeville
Established 30 Neighborhood Communication Forums
BARCC held monthly meetings the last Tuesday of each month
where residents learned about real estate developments and
met public representatives of the Department of Planning and
Development, Alderman, Police and Streets and Sanitation.
Established Voice and Outreach to Engage
BARCC has attracted mostly homeowners and a database using
3 progressive communication systems to engage participation–e-mail notices, quarterly mailings and automatic calling systems.
Conducted 8 Condominium Education Workshops
BARCC trained over 200 condo owners on becoming more
proactive to better manage their real estate investments.
Created 12 Historic Bronzeville Tours
BARCC promoted the history of the homes and landmarks while
articulating the area’s legacy and reached 1,000 tourists and
engaged over 300 volunteers.
Orchestrated 4 Letter Writing Campaigns
BARCC spearheaded 500 correspondences to the Alderman,
Streets and Sanitation and Chicago Police Department; affected
better service performance and earned the attention of public
Targeted 3 Hot Spot Buildings and Organized Calling
BARCC gathered residents to deal with excessive drug-trafficking
and violence leading to 2 building closures and numerous police
arrests over the past 2 yrs.