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Bringing Neighborhood News Back by Block Club Chicago

A project in Chicago, IL by Block Club Chicago

Status: Active

Block Club Chicago is a nonprofit neighborhood news site started by former editors and reporters at DNAinfo Chicago. We're back!
Backers: 2482
Average Daily Pledges: $8,699
Average Pledge Per Backer: $56

Funding: $139,189 of $25,000
Dates: Feb 6th -> Mar 8th (30 days)
Project By: Block Club Chicago
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Latest News

DNAinfo to Become Block Club Chicago With Immense Support

February 10th - via:
A few months after Chicago news specialist DNAinfo’s website was taken offline, Chicago journalists came together to form Block Club Chicago. The site is boosted by blockchain and supported by subscriptions. (Read More)

What ‘No Story Is Too Small’ Really Means To Us

February 9th - via:
Happy snow day, Chicago!  Dogs enjoy the snow day in Wicker Park. Photo: Alisa Hauser Before the weekend hits, we wanted to take a moment to thank you for all your support  and share a really great post from one of our reporters about the impact... (Read More)

You Just Helped Us Hire Another Reporter

February 7th - via:
THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, CHICAGO. You are incredible. We are all blown away by your support and kind words. Obviously, every dime we make will go into covering the city's neighborhoods, so please keep spreading the word! We'll keep you... (Read More)


February 6th - via:
Wow, y'all. We are completely in awe of the support we've received this morning. Further proof that this city is the best city on the planet.  We've already surpassed our goal which is AMAZING, but we are excited to keep this thing going, so please... (Read More)

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