LaJunise McNeal

LaJunise McNeal is the founder of Pass The Peas is a casual soul food restaurant that serves as an inspirational kitchen, providing an exquisite dining experience for the residents of Englewood. Our hope is to give residents of our community a welcoming place to dine, relax and fellowship. We strive to create alternative meal options … Continue reading LaJunise McNeal

Antoine Butler

Antoine has lived in Englewood his whole life by choice – not income or circumstance.  Having served in a civil capacity in the criminal division of Cook County for 24 years, Antoine has decided to inspire his fellow Englewood residents by becoming an entrepreneur and starting Ellie’s Urban Grill.  He personally believes that your first … Continue reading Antoine Butler

Nanette Tucker

Nanette has been in Chicago her whole life and a resident of Englewood over the last 10 years.  Having spent over 15 years helping people through social service, she is currently involved with Lakeview Employment Group which provides internships for hard to place individuals, is a designer and owner of FunkyThreads, and is the founder … Continue reading Nanette Tucker