The Southeast Side Block Club Alliance (SSBCA) is a block club association which started as an initiative of the South Shore Neighborhood Network initiative. After the first block club assembly in 2013, the Southeast Side Block Club Alliance was born and now is an initiative of The Planning Coalition.
To provide resources to block clubs on the southeast side of Chicago that will start, re-activate, and strengthen active block clubs, by connecting, training, and building.
To transform our neighborhoods into sustainable communities that are safe, beautiful, and nurturing by working in unity with our residents, businesses, community leaders, elected official, and government agencies.
What do we consider block clubs?
Clubs or groups of neighbors whose concerned about their community
Geographic Area Served:
Southeast Side of Chicago
Why do we come together as “One Voice”?
To get to know the larger community
Address urgent situations together
Control the future of the community as one voice
Obtain or provide services that will bring the community up
Increase communication among groups
Plan and launch community-wide initiatives
Create long-term, permanent social change
Community Education (forums and training)
Networking and Linkages
Would You Like to Join the Alliance?
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead
Are you ready to change your community? Okay, Let’s Do This!
Not quite ready or need more information? Simply place your email below. We can help.