North Lawndale’s history of resilience through hardship continues with community restoration efforts

Sasha-Ann Simons and Rodney D. Brown
During a live broadcast at North Lawndale's Farm on Ogden, host Sasha-Ann Simon interviews North Lawndale community leader Rodney D. Brown about his work to bring new resources and opportunities to the residents of his neighborhood. Olivia Canny / WBEZ
Sasha-Ann Simons and Rodney D. Brown
During a live broadcast at North Lawndale's Farm on Ogden, host Sasha-Ann Simon interviews North Lawndale community leader Rodney D. Brown about his work to bring new resources and opportunities to the residents of his neighborhood. Olivia Canny / WBEZ

North Lawndale’s history of resilience through hardship continues with community restoration efforts

Despite decades of severe economic hardship, North Lawndale is seeing a revival of green spaces, youth resources and other opportunities in the community. Reset sits down with a community leader to talk about the history and future of the neighborhood.

GUESTS: Rodney D. Brown, executive director and CEO, New Covenant Community Development Corporation; executive committee member, North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council (NLCCC)