The Garfield Park Rite to Wellness Collaborative envisions a vibrant culture where legacy and future residents experience the highest quality of life.
The Garfield Park Neighborhood Network was included in the expansion of the Neighborhood Network Initiative in 2022 due to its existing coalition and articulated vision for strengthening the Garfield Park community.
The Garfield Park Rite to Wellness Collaborative (GPRWC) is a group of residents, faith-based and health care institutions, nonprofits, and other stakeholders that work and live in Garfield Park.
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– GPRWC practices Black Culture Wellness to improve self-efficacy, model healthy behavior, and prove the healing aspects of movement, music, and other forms of cultural expression.
– Following the abrupt exit of Aldi from the Garfield Park neighborhood, GPRWC quickly mobilized to provide emergency food distributions for Garfield Park residents.
Executive Director of Garfield Park Rite to Wellness Collaborative
“United Way’s partnership with the Garfield Park community helps strengthen our coalition of residents, faith-based and health care institutions, nonprofits and other stakeholders. Being a part of the Neighborhood Network Initiative furthers our mission to develop leaders and create opportunities and programs that build a thriving Garfield Park community.”