Revitalize Black Chicago 

A regenerative initiative led by African American community leaders and residents.

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BHM Events

RBC is working hard to bring our communities much needed educational resources to help everyone get ahead. See Upcoming Events section below for details on all of our February offerings.

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Workforce Development Academy

Opportunity for Chicago Residents to develop and refine their soft skills – applicable to any job industry

Workforce Development Academy Details

 A packet describing the 10-week course approach is available here

RBC Workforce Development Academy

RBC’s Mission

To restore historically Black neighborhoods stifled by years of disinvestment, disenfranchisement and economic instability. Restoration takes place through the organization’s focus on increasing financial literacy; pooling and directing resources into underserved communities; cultivating potential entrepreneurs and workforce contributors; bolstering small businesses; engaging communities to stimulate positive and sustainable change and serving as the connective tissue between communities and organizations seeking to help.

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Upcoming Events

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Feb

2020 Personal Taxes – Are You Prepared – Last Year was a Doozy

Provide people tips, tricks, and reminders in preparation for filing their 2020 taxes. 2020 had credits (including CARE Act payments), unemployment benefits, etc. 

18

FEB

Blackboard TV & RBC Talk Finances

Generational Wealth; Finance Building; Meeting of the Minds! 

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FEB

Black Houses Matter

The Cook County Treasurer’s Office has launched a new initiative called “Black Houses Matter” with the goal of helping save homeowners in the black community. Cook County homeowners are missing out on $76 million in available property tax refunds & $46 million in missing exemptions  

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FEB

2020 Business Taxes – Get Prepared; Don’t Block Your Future Growth

Provide business owners tips, tricks, and reminders in preparation for filing their 2020 taxes. 2020 had PPP loans, grants, city-state-federal support.  Make sure you do the right thing so the IRS doesn’t come knocking on your door. 

Let me tell you something. I’m from Chicago. I don’t break.

- Barack Obama

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