Harvest Homes is a 36-unit affordable housing community in the East Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois: the first of its kind in the area in over three decades.

Harvest Homes Apartments Groundbreaking Ceremony

Saturday, July 18, 2015
3514-46 W. Fifth Avenue, Chicago, IL 60624
noon to 1:00 PM

Harvest Homes Apartments
Rental Information, Amenities, and Floorplans
Financial Information

PROGRAM

MASTER OF CEREMONY

Reverend Johnnie Miller, Mt. Vernon Baptist Church

OPENING PRAYER

Reverend George Daniels, First Congregational Baptist Church

WELCOME

Jason Ervin, 28th Ward Alderman

Honorable Danny K. Davis, U.S. Congressman, Representing the 7th District of Illinois

HARVEST HOMES PROJECT HISTORY

Pastor Michael Eaddy, People’s Church of the Harvest, People’s Community Development Association of Chicago

THE NHP FOUNDATION / PROJECT PARTNER

Richard Burns, President & CEO

COMMUNITY PERSPECTIVE

Marlene Pearson, Community Leader

HARVEST HOMES APARTMENTS PROFILE

Lawrence Grisham, City of Chicago / Department of Community Development

REMARKS AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Pastor Michael Eaddy

Rahm Emanuel, Mayor, City of Chicago
Honorable Bruce Rauner (invited), Governor, State of Illinois
Reverend Albert D Tyson III, Westside Clergy Leader, Presiding Elder of AME Church

CEREMONIAL GROUNDBREAKING

SITE BLESSING

Bishop Ocie Booker, First Jurisdiction / Illinois Church of God in Christ

CLOSING REMARKS

Pastor Ephraim Eaddy, Fresh Harvest Ministries

REFRESHMENTS SERVED

PRESENTED BY

People’s Community Development Association of Chicago, Inc.
The NHP Foundation
Office of Mayor Rahm Emanuel
28th Ward Alderman, Jason E. Ervin

FUNDED IN PART BY

City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development
State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
J.P. Morgan Chase
Chicago Community Loan Fund

ABOUT PCDAC

People’s Community Development Association of Chicago, Inc. (PCDAC) is a 15-year-old community-based nonprofit community development and housing developer, supporting low-income families through job training, youth programs, rehabilitation, and now new construction of affordable housing on the West Side of Chicago. Through rigorous, respected community involvement and a strong nonprofit partnership with The NHP Foundation of New York (NHPF), PCDAC is turning vacant lots into affordable housing, transforming a distant dream into a current community reality.