MISSION STATEMENT

To engage Chicago's South Austin residents to join together and collectively preserve and improve the quality of life by addressing concerns and issues that are important to all. With community teamwork and cooperation of the proper authorities, we can achieve our goals of a safe, productive, and beautiful neighborhood. By establishing communication between neighbors, supporting block clubs, and encouraging local businesses to have good business practices, we can enhance a positive sense of pride in our community.


                                 VISION STATEMENT

  • We believe that everyone should have ownership and leadership in the community

  • We believe in people power economically and socially

  • We believe in pro-active, not re-active

  • We believe in encouraging our youth of the community to participate in neighborhood projects

  • We believe that residents are part of the solution

  • We believe in honoring our seniors because of the wealth of information they hold

  • We believe in moving in a better direction and never give up when it comes to our community


SOUTH AUSTIN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION (SANA) is a community-driven 501(c)3 organization that brings residents together with local, city, and state resources to foster a fundamental transformation to the quality of life in our community.


SOUTH AUSTIN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION (SANA) works to improve the quality of life of residents of South Austin in three primary issue areas:  

1. Beautification - including beautiful public spaces and "beautiful" (healthy, well-fed) residents;

2. Economic Development - through partnerships with local business to better serve the community; and

3. Civic Education - to ensure an informed populace with a responsive and pro-active government. ​


        Join our movement and let's ALL make a difference!

SANA's next meeting is:
Friendship Baptist Church
5200 West Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL. 60644
6:30pm to 8pm NEW HOURS
SANA will meet every even month of the year. Here is new schedule for 2019 & 2020:
SANA will have a meeting at 5413 West Madison at the Veterans Peace Garden on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Start time 6:30pm.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
For more information, please call or email us from our contact page.
Why Us?

When residents have a sense of ownership and they feel their actions will make a difference in their community, then a strong growth for change will occur.


South Austin Neighborhood Association (SANA), together with residents through communication, activities and most important, a personal stake, help to build a community that is mobilized with strategic and impactful goals.

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