Friday, September 20, 2019

Benajmin E. Mays Elementary School building now an Englewood community center

Benjamin E. Mays Elementary School (838 W. Marquette Road) had been among those 50 schools on the south and west sides (or in "minority" communities) which had been closed by former Mayor Rahm Emanuel's school board back in 2013. It's unfortunate that the school named for the illustrious former President of Morehouse College is now closed. However, it's great that the building that housed the school will now have a new use as community center operated by Shepherd's Hope.

Read more about it at Block Club Chi.

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