After 46 years, eight children, thirteen grandchildren and two husbands, I finally was blessed with a passion that filled my soul, as if I had room for anything else. My mom raised me to be independent, married or not, she always taught us to stand for something or fall for everything. I was the oldest, […]
On Saturday, August 30, 2014 Kids Off The Block hosted it’s “Back To School Give-A-Way & Basketball Tournament for over 200 students ages 10-15!!! A Big “Thank you” to our partners for the event, Sherwin Williams (Dupont) and Chicago Urban League!
I’m so excited to Spotlight Diane Latiker & her organization “Kids off The Block” today.. @ACTIONMAG honors you on TODAY!! Make sure you all support her& the AMAZING things that she’s doing in the community.. Thanks for being an inspiration.. Honoring Those Who Inspire Meet Diane Latiker – Founder of Kids Off The Block, Inc. […]
Kids Off The Block Program Dates Kids Off The Block is enrolling 10-15 year olds (4th – 9th grade) Summer Basketball League starting Saturday, May 17,2014 Drama/Theatre program starting Monday, March 17, 2014 Tutoring and Mentoring programs start Monday, February 10,2014 Music program starts April 14, 2014 It’s all free, snacks provided. (Male/Female)
On Saturday, September 14, 2013 kicked off it’s fist Initiative “Investing In Our Communities” for widespread improvements in Roseland! What: A Roseland community convening to encourage faith-based organizations, elected officials, business owners and residents to invest in the neighborhood. Who: Organized by Kids Off The Block founder and longtime resident Diane Latiker. Guest Speakers Included: […]