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Block Club Chicago is a nonprofit neighborhood news site started by former editors and reporters at DNAinfo Chicago. We're back!
Block Club Chicago is a nonprofit neighborhood news site started by former editors and reporters at DNAinfo Chicago. We're back!
3,143 backers pledged $183,720 to help bring this project to life.

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    Block Club Chicago "Thank You" Postcard

    We'll send you a personal thank you note featuring an amazing photo taken in one of Chicago's vibrant neighborhoods.

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    Custom Block Club Chicago Tote Bag

    Receive a thank you postcard and a sweet, limited-edition Block Club Chicago tote bag.

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    Get A One Year Subscription!

    Receive a one year Block Club Chicago subscription, giving you access to all of Block Club Chicago's stories, a Block Club Chicago tote bag and postcard.

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    Become A Block Club Extra Member

    Feeling #extra? We are, too. Block Club Extra members will get all access to our stories and newsletters, as well as VIP entry to all Block Club Chicago events, a monthly newsletter from the editors letting you know what we're up to and all the swag listed above !

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    THE BCC T-SHIRT And Good Vibes Package

    Proving once again that Chicagoans are the very best, several of you asked for a way to gift or donate a BCC subscription to someone who can't afford one. Well, now you can!

    If you pledge $175, you'll not only get a Block Club Extra membership and another membership to gift or donate, but you'll get a special edition Block Club Chicago shirt designed by renowned Chicago artist JC Rivera. Plus a tote and a postcard.

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    • Limited Edition Block Club Chicago Shirt Designed By JC Rivera
    • Block Club Extra Membership
    • BCC Sponsored Membership
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    Brewery Tour And News Nerd Hang

    Feeling generous? Thank you! Let's go tour Revolution Brewery together and talk about the future of community journalism with the Block Club Chicago crew and other newsmakers in town. Over brews, obvs. Plus all the swag above and Block Club Extra membership!

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    Private Dinner with BCC team at Quiote

    Dinner with you, a guest and Block Club Chicago's founders at Logan Square's award-winning restaurant Quiote. Who knows what we'll say after a mezcal flight or two! Also: a one-year membership and all of the swag above.

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    • Private Quiote Dinner
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    Become A Founding Member

    Your esteemed organization will be listed on our website as a founding member of Block Club Chicago. You'll receive VIP access to all Block Club Chicago events, a subscription, the Quiote dinner and all the other swag listed above. Plus bragging rights that you helped save local journalism.

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