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African Community Resource Guide

  1. 1. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010 AFRICAN COMMUNITY RESOURCE GUIDE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS 2 CONSULATES 6 DIPLOMATIC EMBASSIES 7 RELIGIOUS CONGREGATIONS 11 ART & CULTURE 14 EVENTS & CLUBS 15 RESTAURANTS 16 GROCERY SHOPS 18 ARTIFACTS 19 CLOTHING 20 OTHER RETAIL 21 HAIR BRAIDING SALONS 21 SHIPPING COMPANIES 26 TAXI COMPANIES 27 TRAVEL AGENCIES 27 HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS 28 OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 29 ACADEMICS 33 STUDENT ASSOCIATIONS 38 COMMUNITY MEDIA 39 REFERENCES 40 1 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  2. 2. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONSAssociation of Beninese of Illinois Ethiopian Community Association ofContact: S. Bobby Dagnon Chicago1140 N. Wells St., #3 1730 W. GreenleafChicago, IL 60610 Rogers Park, IL 60626(414) 232-6998 Ph: (773) 508-0303bdagnon@benineseofillinois.org Fax: (773) 508-0309www.benineseofillinois.org www.ecachicago.orgCameroonian Brothers Association (CABAC) Ghana National Council (11 Associations)Contact: Adele Massimb (president) Contact: John Henry AssabillP.O.Box 408849 4542 N. Broadway, Suite 328Chicago, IL 60640 Chicago, IL 60640(847) 361-3103 (773) 636-7013adelemassimb@hotmail.com www.ghananationalcouncil.orgwww.cabacusa.org/ 1. Asanteman Association 2. Brong-Ahafo AssociationCaribbean Association of Midwest America 3. Ewe Association7547 N Rogers Ave. 4. Fanti Benevolent SocietyChicago, IL 60626 5. Ga-Adangbe Community(773) 907-4792 6. Ghana Chicago ClubFax: (773) 907-4829 7. Ghana Northern Unionmidwestcaribbean@yahoo.com 8. Haske Societywww.caribeilanz.com 9. Kwahu United Association 10. Okuapeman AssociationCongolese Community (Brazzaville) 11. Okyeman AssociationContact: Ahmed Donatien(773) 663-7145 Guinean Community Associationahmeddonatien@yahoo.fr Contact: Saidou M. N‟Daou (773) 995-2973 orCongolese Community of Chicago (DRC) (773) 239-4267Contact: Claude Bambi sndaou@aol.com(773) 818-4904E-mail: cbambi@hotmail.com Ivory Coast Community Associationwww.congochicago.org Contact: Etty Labibi (847) 848-6710Eritrean Community Ettylaby@yahoo.comContact: Anghesom Atsbaha(773) 907-4067 United Kenyans of Chicagoaatsbaja@ccc.edu 1111 N. Wells St., Suite 404 Chicago, IL 60610 (312) 635-1785 info@chicagokenyans.org www.chicagokenyans.org 2 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  3. 3. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010Organization of the Liberian CommunityContact: Mohammad TourePh: (708) 250-4223 Somali Community of Metro Chicagotoure62@yahoo.com Contact: Hussein Affeyhttp://www.libci.org/ 6328 N. Bell, #3 Chicago, IL 60659Maghreb Association of North America (312) 576-1074(MANA)P.O. Box 4983 South African Community AssociationChicago, IL 60680 P. O. Box 409454(773) 407-5642 Chicago, IL 60640manachicago@yahoo.com Contact: Lorraine Makatuhttp://www.manachicago.com/ Ph: (847) 942-2904 Email: dineogift@yahoo.comMalian Community AssociationContact: Kebe Bousseye Sudanese Community Association1759 W. 95th Contact: Malual Mayol AwakChicago, IL 60643 (773) 727-5154(312) 890-5921 awamalual@hotmail.com www.sudaneseofillinois.orgMalawian CommunityContact: Dalitso Sulamoyo Tanzanian Community Association-Midwestsulamoyo@icaanet.org USA 20600 Promethian WayNigerian Community of Chicagoland Olympia Fields, IL 60461Contact: David Olupitan (708) 767-4841(773) 651-9098 www.tanzaniamidwestusa.orgRwandan Community Association Togolese Community AssociationContact: Olivier Kamanzi Contact: Kokou Aziki(773) 807-7956 (773) 841-1375okamanzi@yahoo.com togoleseinchicago@yahoo.com www.ametoco.orgSenegalese Community AssociationContact: Chiekh Balla Samb Ugandan Community Association(773) 408-6270 or Contact: Father John Mukasa-Ssebaana(773) 240-1285 (708) 539-3208sunugalus@yahoo.com kyambe@aol.comSierra Leone Community Association of Association of Zimbabweans in ChicagoChicago Contact: Coco Ndlovu3424 S. State, #3C8-1 (773) 220-2045Chicago, IL 60616 coco693@yahoo.comContact: Andrew Koroma(630) 220-3308koromaas1@yahoo.comhttp://www.slcac.org 3 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  4. 4. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010OTHER COMMUNITY- BASED ORGANIZATIONSAkugbe-Oretin Club of Chicago210 E. 69th St. Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese ofChicago, IL 60637 ChicagoContact: Jim Otokiti (president) Refugee Resettlement Services(708) 351-5600 651 W. Lake St., Suite 500info@akugbeoretinchicago.org Chicago, IL 60661www.akugbeoretinchicago.org Ph: (312) 655-7860 Fax: (312) 879-0208African Women Association http://www.catholiccharities.net2051 E. 79th St.Chicago, IL 60649 Coalition of African, Arab, Asian, European,Contact: Henriette Negri (President) and Latino Immigrants of Illinois (CAAAELII)(773) 220-6771 4300 N. Hermitage Ave.sarafinamimie@yahoo.com Chicago, IL 60613 Ph: (773) 248-1019African Women‟s Organization, Inc. (AWO) Fax: (773) 248-11798631 S. Normal Ave www.caaaelii.orgChicago, IL 60620 www.globalallianceafrica.orgContact: Felicia Johnson (Program Director)Ph: (773) 224-2300 Continental Africa Chamber of CommerceFax: (773) 224-0848 28 E. Jackson Blvd., Suite 600awo123@sbcglobal.net Chicago, IL 60604 Ph: (312) 987-1892American Friends Services Committee Fax: (312) 987-1893Great Lakes Regional Office www.continentalacc.org637 S. Dearborn, Suite 3Chicago, IL 60605 Edo North Association of ChicagoPh: (312) 427-2533 2324 Newport DriveFax: (312) 427-4171 Naperville, IL 60565Chicagoinfo@afsc.org Contact: Mr. Goddy Tseumah (President) (312) 339-5779Amnesty International Midwest Regional (630) 548-0351Office goddytse@yahoo.com53 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 731 goddytse@msn.comChicago, IL 60604Ph: (312) 427-2060 Exodus World ServiceFax: (312) 427-2589 109 Fairfield Way, #101aiusamw@aiusa.org Bloomingdale, IL 60108 Ph: (630) 307-1400Association of Isoko Midwest USA Fax: (630) 307-1430Contact: Paul Ologbo www.e-w-s.org/(630) 400-915686 Timber Trails BlvdGilberts, IL 64136 4 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  5. 5. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010African Human Services (AHS) Interfaith Refugee & Immigration MinistriesGaye D. Sleh, Jr. (Executive Director) (IRIM)M.S., QMHP, CADC 4753 N. Broadway, Suite 4016045 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60640Chicago, IL 60637 Ph: (773) 989-5647(877) 247-3424 Fax: (773) 989-0484Fax: (773) 363-1887 www.irim.orggsleh@africanhumanservices.orgwww.africanhumanservices.org Sunlight African Community Center (SACC) 4554 N. Broadway, Suite 246Egbe Omo Yuroba of Greater Chicago Chicago, IL, 606402401 E 97th Street Ph: (773) 506-8061Chicago. IL. 60617 Fax: (773) 506-3847Contact: Abiola Popoola ruphinapettis@yahoo.com(773) 641-2367abiolappl@yahoo.com United African Organization, Inc. (UAO) 3424 S. State St., Suite 3C8-2Global Alliance for Africa Chicago, IL 60616703 W. Monroe St. Ph: (312) 949-9980; (866) 363-0333Chicago, IL 60661 Fax: (312) 949-9981Ph: (312) 382-0607 info@uniteafricans.orgFax: (312) 382-8850 www.uniteafricans.orgAdministrator@globalalliance.org Nto-Otong Association USA, IncHeartland Alliance for Human Needs & United Human Services CenterHuman Rights Contact: Godwin Akpan (Executive Director)208 S. LaSalle St., Suite 1818 1809 W. 51st St.Chicago, IL 60604 Chicago, IL 60609Ph: (312) 660-1300 Cell: (847) 962-1744Fax: (312) 660-1500 Ph: (773) 776-7349www.heartlandalliance.org Fax: (773) 776-7355 Otong.association@yahoo.comIka National Association of Chicago21823 Clyde Ave. Pan African AssociationChicago Heights, IL 60411 6163 N. BroadwayContact: Friday Dagholor Chicago, IL 60660(312) 388-0012 Ph. (773) 381-9723 Fax: (773) 381-9727Illinois Coalition for Immigrant & www.panafricanassociation.orgRefugee Rights (ICIRR)55 E. Jackson Blvd., Suite 2075 Share CircleChicago, IL 60604 625 Madison St.Ph: (312) 332-7360 Evanston, IL 60202Fax: (312) 332-7044 Ph: (847) 491-0800www.icirr.org Fax: (847) 491-6300 info@sharecircle.org www.sharecircle.org 5 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  6. 6. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010Umu Igbo Alliance of Chicago Uwa Women‟s Club of ChicagoContact: Ngozi Enyia 201 Lawn Court773-225-9105 Schaumburg, IL 60193E-mail: blessing01@yahoo.com Contact: Mrs. Abieyuwa Ayobahan-Spiff (846) 281-1191United Esan Association (847) 687-2848Contact: Mr. Frank Ativie aayobahan@yahoo.comP. O. Box 268495Chicago, IL 60626 World Relief-Chicago(773) 216-3776 3507 W. Lawrence Ave., Suite 208(773) 973-1167 Chicago, IL 60625www.unitedesanorganization.org Ph: (773) 583-9191 Fax: (773) 583-9410 www.chicago1.wr.orgCONSULATESEgyptian Consulate-Chicago Ugandan Consulate500 N. Michigan Ave, 19th floor, # 1900 Contact: Bennett Jones Johnson, HonoraryChicago, IL 60611 ConsulTel: (312) 828-9162 7822 S. Dobson Ave.Fax: (312) 828-9167 Chicago, IL 60619eg2002@eg2002.net (773) 651-0210www.eg2002.net (773) 651-7286 [fax] councilgjohnson@gmail.comSouth African Consulate General Chicago Liberian Consulate200 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 600 Contact: Alexander Gbayee, HonoraryChicago, IL 60604 Consul GeneralPh: (312) 939-7929 ext 228 7342 S. Bennett Ave.Fax: (312) 939-2588 Chicago, IL 60649www.southafricachicago.com (773) 643-8635 (773) 643-8897 [fax] libcon20032@yahoo.com www.liberianconsulatechicago.com 6 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  7. 7. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010DIPLOMATIC EMBASSIESEmbassy of The Peoples DemocraticRepublic of Algeria Embassy of The Republic of Burundi2118 Kalorama Rd. NW 2233 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Suite 212Washington, DC 20008 Washington, DC 20007Ph: (202) 265-2800 Ph: (202) 342-2574Fax: (202) 667-2174 Fax: (202) 342-2578ambassadoroffice@yahoo.com E-mail: burundiembassy@erols.comhttp://www.algeria-us.org/ URL: http://www.burundiembassy-usa.org/Embassy of The Republic of Angola Embassy of The Republic of Cameroon2100-2108 16th St. NW 2349 Massachusetts Ave. NWWashington, DC 20009 Washington, DC 20008Ph: (202) 785-1156 Ph: (202) 265-8790Fax: (202) 785-1258 Fax: (202) 387-3826angola@angola.org http://www.ambacam-usa.org/http://www.angola.org/ Embassy of The Republic of Cape VerdeEmbassy of The Republic of Benin 3415 Massachusetts Ave. NW 2124 Kalorama Rd. NW Washington, DC 20007Washington, DC 20008 Ph: (202) 965-6820Ph: (202) 232-6656 Fax: (202) 965-1207Fax: (202) 265-1996info@beninembassy.us Embassy of Central African Republichttp://www.beninembassy.us/ 1618 22nd St. NW Washington, DC 20008Embassy of The Republic of Botswana Ph: (202) 483-78001531-1533 New Hampshire Ave. NW Fax: (202) 332-9893Washington, DC 20036Ph: (202) 244-4990 Embassy of The Republic of ChadFax: (202) 244-4164 2002 R St NWhttp://www.botswanaembassy.org/ Washington, DC 20009 Ph: (202) 462-4009Embassy of Burkina Faso Fax: (202) 265-19372340 Massachusetts Ave. NW chadembassy-usa.orgWashington, DC 20008Ph: (202) 332-5577 Embassy of The Union of ComorosFax: (202) 667-1882 420 E. 50th Stambawdc@verizon.net New York, NY 10022http://www.burkinaembassy-usa.org/ Ph: (212) 972-8010 Fax: (212) 983-4712 7 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  8. 8. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010Embassy of The Democratic Republic of Embassy of EthiopiaCongo 3506 International Drive, N.W.1726 M St NW, Suite 601 Washington, D.C. 20008Washington, DC 20036 (202) 364-1200Ph: (202) 234-7690 ethiopia@ethiopianembassy.orgFax: (202) 234-2609 www.ethiopianembassy.orgEmbassy of The Republic of the Congo Embassy of Gabon4891 Colorado Ave. NW 2034 20th St. NW, Suite 200Washington, DC 20011 Washington, DC 20009Ph: (202) 726-5500 Ph: (202) 797-1000Fax: (202) 726-1860 Fax: (202) 332-0668Embassy of The Republic of Cote D‟Ivoire Embassy of The Gambia2424 Massachusetts Ave. NW 1424 K Street, NW Suite 600Washington, DC 20008 Washington, DC 10005Ph: (202) 797-0300 Ph: (202) 785-1379, 1399, 1425Fax: (202) 462-9444 Fax: (202) 785-1430 http://www.gambiaembassy.us/Embassy of The Republic of Djibouti1156 15th St NW, Suite 515 Embassy of GhanaWashington, DC 20005 3512 International Dr. NWPh: (202) 331-0270 Washington, DC 20008Fax: (202) 331 -0302 Ph: (202) 686-4520 to 4526 Fax: (202) 686-4527Embassy of The Arab Republic of Egypt info@ghanaembassy.org3521 International Ct. NW http://www.ghanaembassy.orgWashington, DC 20008Ph: (202) 895-5400 Embassy of The Republic of GuineaFax: (202) 244-4319 2112 Leroy Pl. NWhttp://www.egyptembassy.net Washington, DC 20008 Ph: (202) 986-4300Embassy of The Republic of Equatorial Fax: (202) 986-4800Guinea2020 16th St. NW Embassy of The Republic of Guinea-BissauWashington, DC 20009 15929 Yukon LanePh: (202) 518-5700 Rockville, MD 20855Fax: (202) 518-5252 Ph: (301) 947-3958info@equatorialguinea.com Fax: (301) 947-3958Embassy of The State of Eritrea Embassy of The Republic of Kenya1708 New Hampshire Ave. NW 2249 R St. NWWashington, DC 20009 Washington, DC 20008Ph: (202) 319-1991 Ph: (202) 387-6101Fax: (202) 319-1304 Fax: (202) 462-3829http://www.embassyeritrea.org http://www.kenyaembassy.com 8 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  9. 9. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010Embassy of The Kingdom of Lesotho Embassy of The Islamic Republic of2511 Massachusetts Ave. NW MauritaniaWashington, DC 20008 2129 Leroy Pl. NWPh: (202) 797-5533 Washington, DC 20008Fax: (202) 234-6815 Ph: (202) 232-5700lesothoembassy@verizon.net Fax: (202) 319-2623www.lesothoemb-usa.gov info@mauritaniaembassy.us http://www.mauritaniaembassy.us/Embassy of The Republic of Liberia5201 16th St. NW Embassy of The Kingdom of MoroccoWashington, DC 20011 1601 21st ST. NWPh: (202) 723-0437 Washington, DC 20009Fax: (202) 723-0436 Ph: (202) 462-7979www.liberianembassyus.org Fax: (202) 457-0012 http://dcusa.themoroccanembassy.com/Embassy of The Libyan Arab Jamahiriya2600 Virginia Ave. NW, Suite 711 Embassy of The Republic of MozambiqueWashington, DC 20037 1525 New HampshirePh: (202) 944-9601 Washington, DC 20036Fax: (202) 944-9606 Ph: (202) 293-7146libya@libyanbureaudc.org Fax: (202) 835-0245www.libyanbureau-dc.org embamoc@aol.com http://www.embamoc-usa.org/Embassy of The Republic of Madagascar2374 Massachusetts Ave. NW Embassy of NamibiaWashington, DC 20008 1605 New Hampshire Avenue, NWPh: (202) 265-5525 Washington, DC 20009Fax: (202) 265-3034 tel: (202) 986-0540malagasy@embassy.org fax: (202) 986-0443www.madagascar-consulate.org info@namibianembassyusa.orgEmbassy of Malawi Embassy of The Republic of Niger1029 Vermont Ave, N.W #1000 2204 R St. NWWashington, DC 20008 Washington, DC 20008Ph: (202) 721-0270 Ph: (202) 483-4224Fax: (202) 721-0288 Fax: (202) 483-3169www.malawiembassy-dc.org embassyofniger@ioip.comEmbassy of The Republic of Mali Embassy of The Federal Republic of Nigeria2130 R St. NW 3519 International Ct. NWWashington, DC 20008 Washington, DC 20008Ph: (202) 332-2249 Ph: (202) 986-8400Fax: (202) 332-6603 Fax: (202) 362-6541infos@maliembassy.us http://www.nigeriaembassyusa.org/http://www.maliembassy.us 9 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  10. 10. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010Embassy of The Republic of Rwanda Embassy of The Republic of the Sudan1714 New Hampshire Ave. NW 2210 Massachusetts Ave. NWWashington, DC 20009 Washington, DC 20008Ph: (202) 232-2882 Ph: (202) 338-8565Fax: (202) 232-4544 Fax: (202) 667-2406http://www.rwandaembassy.org/ info@sudanembassy.org http://www.sudanembassy.org/Embassy of Sao Tome and Principe1211 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 300 Embassy of The United Republic ofWashington, DC 20036 TanzaniaPh: (202) 775-2075 2139 R St. NWFax: (202) 775-2077 Washington, DC 20008embstpusa@verizon.net Ph: (202) 939-6125 or (202) 884-1080 Fax: (202) 797-7408Embassy of The Republic of Senegal http://www.tanzaniaembassy-us.org/2112 Wyoming Ave. NWWashington, DC 20008 Embassy of The Republic of TogoPh: (202) 234-0540 2208 Massachusetts Ave. NWFax: (202) 332-6315 Washington, DC 20008 Ph: (202) 234-4212Embassy of The Republic of Seychelles Fax: (202) 232-3190800 2nd Ave. Suite 400C embassyoftogo@yahoo.comNew York, NY 10017 www.visatogoabroad.comPh: (212) 972-1785Fax: (212) 972-1786 Embassy of TunisiaSeychelles@un.int 1515 Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington, DC 20005Embassy of Sierra Leone Ph: (202) 862-18501701 19th St. NW Fax: (202) 862-1858Washington, DC 20009Ph: (202) 939-9261 Embassy of The Republic of UgandaFax: (202) 483-1793 5911 16th St. NWhttp://www.embassyofsierraleone.org/ Washington, DC 20011 Ph: (202) 726-7100Embassy of The Republic of South Africa Fax: (202) 726-17273051 Massachusetts Ave. NW http://www.ugandaembassy.com/Washington, DC 20008Ph: (202) 232-4400 Embassy of The Republic of ZambiaFax: (202)265-1607 2419 Massachusetts Ave. NWinfo@saembassy.org Washington, DC 20008www.saembassy.org Ph: (202) 265-9717 Fax: (202) 332-0826 embzambia@aol.com http://www.zambiaembassy.org/ 10 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  11. 11. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010Embassy of Republic of Zimbabwe1608 New Hampshire Ave. NWWashington, DC 20009Ph: (202) 332-7100Fax: (202) 483-9326info@zimbabwe-embassy.ushttp://www.zimbabwe-embassy.us/RELIGIOUS CONGREGATIONSChristian: Bethel Presbyterian Church of Ghana,African Community United Methodist Chicago (In the small sanctuary of TabernacleChurch Baptist Church)Pastor: Amos Oladipo 4130 S Indiana4754 N. Leavitt St. (Berry UMC building) Chicago, IL 60653Chicago, IL 60625 Contact: Paul AsiamaOffice: (773) 784-3370 (773) 224---3868Pastor‟s cell: (773) 600-9799www.africancommunityumc.org/ Cherubim & Seraphim Movement Church Chicago #1Berhane Wongel Ethiopian Evangelical 10747 S Halsted. Chicago. IL. 60827Church (Amharic) Contact: Apostle Connel I. AkandePastor: Guenetu Yigzaw Cell: (773) 919-3570Office: 611 South Blvd. Church: (773) 253-2163Evanston, IL 60202 Chicago #2Worship: 6200 N. Artesian Ave. 4850 N. Sawyer Ave. Chicago.IL. 60625Chicago, IL 60659 (773) 317-7710(773) 338-6400 www.csmovementchurchusa.org/districts/cwww.bwec.org/ hicago/chicago2.htmBelieving in Jesus Christ (Kirundi/ Chicago Ghanaian Seventh Day AdventistKinyarwanda/ Swahili) Church4750 N. Sheridan Rd., Suite 341 Pastor: Peter K. OmaneChicago, IL 60640 5248 S. Christiana Ave.Contact: Claire Mukundente Chicago, IL 60632(773) 297-6308 (312) 282-2459 [pastor] (773) 476-1044Ethiopian Orthodox Church of Medhane- www.ghanaian25.adventistchurchconnect.oAmen rg/9801 S. Commercial Ave.Chicago, IL 60617 11 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  12. 12. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010Christ Apostolic Church Schekina Christian Center (French/ English)Pastor: Dr. Joshua Owoey Pastor: Joe Kamanda8157 S. Exchange Ave. 723 W. Howard St.Chicago, IL 60617 Evanston, IL 60202(773) 721-2119 (224) 659-4645joshuacac@gmail.com www.schekinaglory.orgwww.cacchicago.com/links.asp St. Paul‟s by the Lake (Anglican)Christ‟s Oasis 7100 N. Ashland Blvd.A Multi-Cultural, Non-Denominational Chicago, IL 60626Charismatic Church (773) 764-6514Senior Pastor: Dr. Isaac Paintsil www.stpaulsbylake.org/Sunday service:4141 N. Marine Dr., Chicago, IL 60613 St. Sabina ChurchMid-Week service (Wednesday): 1210 W. 78th St.850 W. Montrose, Chicago, IL 60613 Chicago, IL 60620(708) 458-7505 Ph: (773) 483-4300ipaintsil@christoasis.org Fax: (773) 483-7583www.christoasis.org www.saintsabina.orgGhanaian Community Church St. Stephen‟s African Methodist Episcopal5500 S. Woodlawn Ave (Augustana ChurchLutheran Rev. Albert TysonChurch bldg) 3042 W. Washington BlvdChicago, IL 60637 Chicago, IL 60612Contact: Fr. Canon Robert Koomson (312) 550-6429(708) 268-7024 adtysonIII@aol.comJesus House Chicago (Redeemed Christian Sudanese Community Church (Arabic/Church of God) English)4332 N. Kedzie 520 E. Roosevelt Rd. (Wheaton EvangelicalChicago, IL 60618 Free Church bldg.)(773) 866-9461 Wheaton, IL 60187(773) 866-9483 [fax] Contact: Wilson Lualwww.jesushouse.org (630) 415-9843 Elder: John ElmakalRedemption Hour (House of Worship) (630) 261-5160Romeoville Rec. Center www.wefc.org/pages.asp?pageid=270900 W. Romeo Rd.Romeoville, IL 60446 Trinity United Church of Christ - AfricaPastor: Henry O. Amegatcher Ministry(312) 622-3157 400 W. 95th Street Chicago, IL 60628 (773) 962-5650 www.tucc.org 12 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  13. 13. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010Unity Christian Church Downtown Islamic Center4751 N Sheridan 231 S. State St., 3rde FloorChicago. IL. 60640 Chicago, IL 60603Contact: Albert Kouame (Snr Pastor) (312) 939-9095(773) 656-1166(708) 649-3958 The Council of Islamic Organizations ofsalo817@yahoo.com Greater Chicago 231 S. State St., Suite 300 Chicago, IL 60604Jewish: (312) 506-0070 www.ciogc.orgBeth Shalom Bnai Zaken Ethiopian HebrewCongregation Masjid Al-FaatirRabbi Capers C. Funnye, Jr., Chief Rabbi 1200 E. 47th St.6601 S. Kedzie Chicago, IL 60615Chicago, IL 60629 (773) 548-3624Ph: (773) 476-2924Fax: (773) 476-2259 Muslim Community Centerwebsite: www.bethshalombz.orgemail: bshalombz@sbcglobal.net 4380 N. Elston Chicago, IL 60641 (773) 725-9047Muslim: www.mccchicago.org Mourid Islamic Community in America Al-Sadiq Mosque Contact: El Hadji Cheikh Balla Samb4448 S. Wabash Ave. 852 E. 40th St. #2AChicago, IL 60653 Chicago, IL 60653(773) 268-8281 (773) 624-0955www.alism.org (773) 240-1285 sunugalus@yahoo.comCouncil on American Islamic RelationsChicago (CAIR CHICAGO) Nigerian Islamic Association28 E. Jackson Blvd, Suite 1700 932 W. Sheridan Rd.Chicago, IL 60604 Chicago, IL 60613(312) 212-1520 (773)665-2451Fax: (312) 212-1530 (773) 665-2561 info@cairchicago.org Qassam Mosque & Cultural Center 3357 W. 63rd Chicago, IL 60629 (773) 436-8083 13 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  14. 14. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010ART & CULTURE Echoes of Southern AfricaAbiola Art Gallery Contact: Khumbuzile Dlamini1647 Shirley Dr. (815) 325-4601Calumet City, IL 60409 kdlamini@echoesofsouthernafrica.orgemail@abiolaartgallery.com http://echoesofsouthernafrica.org/Adedayo Laoye ETA Creative ArtsPainter/ Illustrator (appointments only) 7558 S. Chicago Ave.5750 S. Stony Island, Studio-C Chicago, IL 60619Chicago, IL 60637 Ph: (773) 752-3955(773) 752-7873 Fax: (773) 752-8727 www.etacreativearts.orgAfrica International House Chicago L‟ hadj Aly M‟Baye1507 E. 55th St., Suite 447 Dancer/Drummer/Cultural EducatorChicago, IL 60615 (773) 313-7101(773) 955-7742 E-mail: alymbaye2@yahoo.comwww.africainternationalhouse.org Alternate e-mail: nzalaboo@yahoo.comAfrican Art & Objects Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago4918 W. Flournoy St. 7127 S. Ellis Ave, Suite 2Chicago, IL 60644 Chicago, IL 60619(773) 379-2787 (773) 241-6080http://africanartandobjects.com/ (773) 241-6089 [fax] www.muntu.comBlack Ensemble Theatre Company4520 N. Beacon St. Nicole GalleryChicago, IL 60640 230 W. HuronVoice: (773) 769-4451 Chicago, IL 60610Fax: (773) 769-4533 Ph: (312) 787-7716info@blackensemble.org Fax: (312) 787-7798 www.nicolegallery.comCassiopeia Fine Arts433 N. Wells St. Swahili Institute of ChicagoChicago, IL 60610 10707 S. Hale Ave.(312) 464-1111 Chicago, IL 60643www.cassiopeiaonline.com (773) 606-6453Congo Square Theatre Company UIC African-African American Cultural2936 N. Southport Ave., Suite 210 CenterChicago, IL 60657 830 S. Halsted St., Adams Hall #209(773) 296-1108 Chicago IL 60607www.congosquaretheatre.org/ (312) 996-9549 www.uic.edu/depts/aacc/ 14 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  15. 15. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010DuSable Museum of African AmericanHistory740 E. 56th PlaceChicago, IL 60637(773) 947-0600www.dusablemuseum.orgEVENTS & CLUBSAfrican Festival of the ArtsAnnually, Labor Day weekendWashington Park, Chicagowww.africainternationalhouse.orgGhanafestAnnual event, late July D.I.S. ProductionsWashington Park, Chicago DJ Services, Event planning/ promotionwww.ghananationalcouncil.org (773) 620-9612 [DJ Dee Money] (773) 677-6162 [DJ 3K] (708) 957-1505 [Productions]African and South American Music @ info@dis-productions.comOld Town School of Folk Music www.dis-productions.com(Wednesday Nights)4544 N. Lincoln Ave. Martin‟s Inter-Culture, Ltd.Chicago, IL 60625 Music Awards, Festivals & Special Events(773) 728-6000 1325 S. Wabash Ave., Suite 307www.oldtownschool.org Chicago, IL 60605-2536 (312) 427-0266Afrodisiac @ Sonotheque (Monthly event) www.martinsinterculture.comAfrican beats and rhythms including kwaito,ndombolo, makossa, coupe-decalle, zouk Wild Hareand kompa. Reggae1444 W. Chicago Ave. 3530 N. Clark St.Chicago, IL 60622 Chicago, IL 60657(312) 226-7600 (773) 327-4273www.topdonn.com www.wildharemusic.comAkasuba Zimbabwe Trade Cultural ExpoEvent planning, DJ services Contact: Henry M.D. MunangatireContact: Mwelwa Musambacine 4834 S King Dr. Unit 111238 W. Winnemac, #3 Chicago, IL 60615Chicago, IL 60640 312-505-8964(773) 742-5434www.musambacine.com 15 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  16. 16. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010RESTAURANTS Marrakech CuisinePan-African: 1413 N. Ashland Ave. Chicago, IL 60622African Harambee Restaurant (773) 227-64517537 N. Clark St. ahajir@aol.comChicago, IL 60626 www.marrakechcuisine.com(773) 764-2200 SikiaKlay Pot Catering 740 W 63rd St832 W. Randolph St. Chicago, IL 60621Chicago, IL 60607 (773) 602-5200(312) 962-2772www.klaypot.com Eritrean:TBS African Restaurant The Peacock Café & Restaurant4507 N. Sheridan Road 6014 N. BroadwayChicago, IL 60640 Chicago, IL 60660Tel: (773) 561-3407 (773) 262-2005Cell: (773) 932-8822 Ethiopian:North African: Blue Nile Ethiopian RestaurantAndalous Moroccan Restaurant 6118 N. Ravenswood Ave.3307 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60660Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 465-6710(773) 936-8877 – Before 4 p.m.(773) 281-6885 – After 4 p.m. Mama Destas Red Sea Ethiopianhttp://www.andalous.com/Home.asp Restaurant‎ 3216 N. Clark St.Couscous Chicago, IL 606571445 W. Taylor St. (773) 935-7561‎Chicago, IL 60607(312) 226-2408 ‎ Demera Ethiopian Restaurantwww.couscousrestaurant.com 4801 N. Broadway St. Chicago, IL 60640Crepe & Coffee Palace (Algerian) (773) 334-8787‎2433 N. Clark St. www.demeraethiopianrestaurant.comChicago, IL 60614(773) 404-1300 Ethiopian Diamond Restaurant 6120 N. Broadway St.Icosium Kafé (Algerian - Crepe) Chicago, IL 606605200 N. Clark St. (773) 338-6100‎Chicago, IL 60640 www.ethiopiandiamondcuisine.com(773) 271-5233 16 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  17. 17. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010Lalibela Ethiopian Restaurant5633 N. Ashland Ave. Liberian:Chicago, IL 60660(773) 944-0585 The Liberian Cuisine (Mobile Services)http://www.lalibelaonline.com/ Mr. Blacktom (773) 407-2022 ‎Ras Dashen Ethiopian Restaurant Ms. Cerue Bia5846 N. Broadway St. (773) 208-6720Chicago, IL 60660 Ms. Lisa Nagbo(773) 506-9601 (847) 890-1180http://www.rasdashenchicago.com/ Sunugal African RestaurantRoyal Coffee 2051 E. 79th St.6764 N. Sheridan Chicago, IL 60649Chicago, IL 60626 (773) 721-5600(773) 761-8100www.royalcoffeechicago.com Nigerian:Ghanaian: B & Q Afro Root Cuisine 4701 N. Kenmore Ave.Graces African Restaurant Chicago, IL 606404409 N. Broadway St. (773) 878-7489Chicago, IL 60640(773) 271-6000‎ Bolat African Cuisine Inc‎http://www.graceafrican.com/ 3346 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60657Palace Gate Restaurant (773) 944-14174548 N. Magnolia Ave. http://bolatafricanrestaurant.com/Chicago, IL 60640(773) 769-1793 Mama Osas African Restaurant‎ 1027 W. Wilson Ave.Guinean: Chicago, IL 60640 (773) 561-2754‎Le Conakry2049 W. Howard St. Nigerian KitchenChicago, IL 60645 1363 W. Wilson Ave.(773) 262-6955 Chicago, IL 60640 (773) 271-4010Kenyan: Olamummy Africa Restaurant 8725 S. Commercial Ave.Kahawa House‟ Coffee Lounge Chicago, IL 60617Coffee and Sandwiches (773) 933-7023838 W. Montrose Ave.Chicago, IL 60613(773) 275-3700 17 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  18. 18. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010TBS African Restaurant‎ Senegal:4507 N. Sheridan Rd.Chicago, IL 60640 Yassa African Restaurant(773) 561-3407 716 E. 79th St. Chicago, IL 60619Vee-Vees African Restaurant‎ (773) 488-5599 or (773) 488-96306232 N. Broadway St. http://www.yassaafricanrestaurant.comChicago, IL 60660(773) 465-2424‎GROCERY SHOPSAbyssinia Market Makola African Super Market5842 N. Broadway St. 1017 W. Wilson Ave.Chicago, IL 60660 Chicago, IL 60640(773) 271-7133 773-878-3958Aboasa International Market Mumford Africa Market221 S. Green Bay Rd. 1850 W. 95th St.Waukegan, IL 60685 Chicago, IL 60643(888) 205-4868(847) 596-2032 [fax] Old World Marketaccentafrica@aol.com 5129 N. Broadway St.www.aboasaintmarket.com Chicago, IL (773) 989-4440Chika International Food Market #1522 E. Boughton Rd. Rogers Park Fruit MarketBolingbrook, IL 60440 7401 N. Clark St.(630) 739-7799 Chicago, IL 60626 (773) 262-3663Kukulu MarketEthiopian Specialties Sesis African Grocery6129 N. Broadway St. 17545 S. Kedzie Ave.,Chicago, IL 60660 Hazel Crest, IL 60429(773) 262-3169 (708) 206-0334 SesiAfricanGrocery@yahoo.comHomeland Food Market6046 N Broadway St.Chicago, IL 60660(773) 973-1445 18 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  19. 19. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010Food Import: Cayce Food IncAll United Import (Wholesalers of Afro-Caribbean dry and2525 S. Blue Island Ave., Unit 107-8 frozen food)Chicago IL, 60608 1687 Roswell Street(773) 523-5213 ext 2 Smyrna. GA. 30080 (770) 432-6967Asafo CorporationAgriculture Commodities in Large quantities Golden Country Oriental Foods735 Philadelphia Ave. 2355 S. Blue Island Ave.Westmont, IL 60559 Chicago, IL 60608(630) 327-2274 (773) 847-1700(630) 455-1755 [fax] (773) 847-1717 [fax]syd@asafocorporation.com info@goldencountry.comhttp://www.asafocorporation.com/ http://www.goldencountry.com/ La Fruitería 8909 S. Commercial Ave, Chicago, IL 60617 (773) 768-4969 (773) 768-0734 [fax] lafruteria@sbcglobal.net http://www.lafruteria.netARTIFACTSAfrican Safari Imports3705 N. BroadwayChicago, IL 60613 Beauty Depot(773) 549-2744 744 E. 79th St.(773) 549-1540 [fax] Chicago, IL 60619 (773) 488-5646Afri-Ware (773) 827-7487266 W. Lake St.Oak Park, IL 60302 Ethnic Fusion(708) 524-8398 Contact: Sandra Mutisya(708) 524-8397 7524 N. Paulina St.afriware@aol.com Chicago, IL 60626www.afriware.net (773) 319-7374 http://www.ethnicfusions.com/Afrocentric Bookstore4655 S. King Dr.Chicago, IL 60653http://www.afrobookstore.com/ 19 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  20. 20. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010Kayra Imports MAS EnterprisesAfrican Fabric & Clothing Contact: Muyi Shogbuyi1643 E. 87th Street 4753. N. Broadway Ave., Suite 618AChicago, IL 60617 Chicago, IL 60640(773) 768-3003 (773) 728- 7117(773) 768-3008 [fax]kayraimports@msn.com Nubian Creationwww.kayraimports.com 6925 S. Campbell Ave. Chicago, IL 60629Marrakech Treasures (773) 434-3028Interior Design/ Home Decor5416 N Clark St. UNAN ImportsChicago, IL 60640 6971 N. Sheridan Rd.(773) 271-2930 Chicago, IL 60626marrakechtreasures@hotmail.com (773) 274-4022www.marrakechtreasures.net (773) 728-7117 Chicago, IL 60640CLOTHING Fashion & African WearAnnaka Enterprises Contact: Adetola AkinbiyiAfrican Fabrics Wholesaler 3820 N. Broadway Ave.1210 W. Granville Chicago, IL 60613Chicago, IL 60660 (773) 348-8527(773) 262-6021 Hanshaw Custom TailoringA. Fashion 3822 N. Broadway Ave.4558 N. Broadway Ave. Chicago, IL 60613Chicago, IL 60660 (773) 549-9131(773) 271-7442 K.B. FabricsDivine Multiples, Inc. Contact: Kola BizumuContact: Selina IIeka 1729 E. 87th St.4419 N. Sheridan Rd. Chicago, IL 60617Chicago, IL 60640(773) 989-3347 Maquam Royal Fabrics 1488 W. Devon Ave.Djenne Collection Chicago, IL 606601759 W. 95th St. (773) 761-7778Chicago, IL 60643(773) 445-0525 Optimal International Corp.(773) 445-0704 [fax] Contact: Adebayo Afolabihttp://www.djennecollection.com/ 1607 W. Howard St. Chicago, IL 60626 (773) 465-8027 20 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  21. 21. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010 Taiwo Fashion DesignerSankofa African Wear 4558 N. BroadwayContact: John Ayeh Chicago IL, 606403601 Van Buren St. (773) 271-7442Bellwood, IL 60104(708) 699-6672 Zambezi Designs Contact: Nii Oti AnkrahSaydou Fashions 6950 S. Yale Ave.Contact: Seydou Bah Chicago, IL 606217307 S. East End Ave. (773) 962-0931Chicago, IL 60649 (630) 739-9683 [fax](773) 368-2538 www.niioti.comOTHER RETAIL Uniforms (Medical):Computer Accessories: Sabanoh BoutiqueAbuma Technologies, Inc. 4538 N. BroadwayInk, Cartridges, Computer Accessories Chicago, IL 606403838 W. 147th Street (773) 728-4408Midlothian, IL. 60445(708) 239-0890(708) 704-1899abuma@buyinks.uswww.buyinks.usHAIR BRAIDING SALONS Artista Hair BraidingNorth Side: 4142 W. Peterson Ave. Chicago, IL 60646AFI African Hair Braiding (773) 725-58885420 N BroadwayChicago, IL 60640 Bah‟s Hair Braiding(773) 728-1771 309 W. Howard St.(773) 983-2111 Evanston, IL 60202 (847) 869-7549Afrikiko Hair Fashion Boutique4635 N. Broadway St. Clem‟s African Hair BraidingChicago, IL 60640 4629 N. Broadway St.(773) 878-4360 Chicago, IL 60640 (773) 769-1966 21 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  22. 22. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010 First Impression Salon African Hair Braiding by Mama 4556 N. Broadway St. 7861 S Avalon Ave Chicago, IL 60640 Chicago, IL 60619 (773) 275-8977 (773) 375- 5723 (312) 953-3882 (773) 577-9957 Aisha African Hair Braiding 837 E 79th St Jackie & Sisi‟s African Hair Braiding Chicago, IL 60619 952 W. Montrose (773) 651-0076 Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 334-7423 Akwaea Hair Braiding 7922 S. Ashland Ave. Jeane‟s African Hair Braiding Chicago, IL 60620 4605 N Sheridan (773) 723-7609‎ Chicago, IL 60640 (773) 769-3522 AMA African American Hair Braiding 443 W. 79th St. Kadija‟s Classic Hair Braiding Chicago, IL 60660 808 W. Chicago Avenue (773) 488-5479 Chicago, IL (773) 394-2014 Amy‟s African Hair Braiding 7907 S Cottage Grove Ave Paulina African Hair Braiding Chicago, IL 60619 4421 N Broadway St (773) 488-4511 Chicago, IL 60640 (773) 878-3369 Awa Professional Hair Braiding 237 E. 115th St.Queen Hair Braiding Chicago, IL 606281019 W. Wilson Ave (773) 785-1601Chicago, IL 60640(773) 293-2814 Braids by Fatou‎ (773) 978-1839 South Side: Braids by Safi 9046 S Ashland Ave African Braids & Weaves by Koko Chicago, IL 60620 1636 W 95th St (773) 238-2931 Chicago, IL 60643 (773) 238-4882 Braids & Beauty 11132 Halsted St. African Hair Braiding Chicago, IL 60628 102 E. 47th Street (773) 233-9082 Chicago, IL 60653 (773) 624-4405 Clarke‟s African Hair Braiding (773) 624-4423 2021 W. 95th St. Chicago, IL 60643 (773) 881-9655 22 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  23. 23. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010Constance Hair Braiding Fifi‟s African Hair Braiding734 E. 75th St. 436 E 75th StChicago, IL 60619 Chicago, IL 60619(773) 224-7073 (773) 994-7425Dakar African Hair Braiding Harmoni African Hair Braiding8159 S. Stony Island Ave. 8000 S Ashland AveChicago, IL 60617 Chicago, IL 60620(773) 721-2071 (773) 488-1003Dorothy African Hair Braiding Hassy Braiding1157 W 79th St 9449 S Ashland AveChicago, IL 60620 Chicago, IL 60620(773) 783-8922 (773) 298-1970Falou African Hair Braiding Ida African Hair Braiding447 E. 79th St. 802 E 65th StChicago, IL 60619 Chicago, IL 60637(773) 651-8060 (773) 288-1910(773) 220-6771 Images Hair BraidingFatima African Hair Braiding & Weaving 16017 S. Kedzie Ave.2444 W. 63rd St. Markham, IL 60428Chicago, IL 60629 (708) 333-8350(773) 863-9500 zuluimage@aol.comFatima African Hair Braiding Isa Professional African Hair Braiding1127 W. 95th St. 746 E 79th StChicago, IL 60643 Chicago, IL 60619(773) 429-0091 (773) 224-9930Fatima & Sokhna African hair braiding Jose African Hair BraidingIncluding clothes & jewelry 11750 S. Michigan Ave.(773) 563-7738 Chicago, IL 60628(773) 879-3360 (773) 995-0647Fatou African Hair Braiding Braids by Grace955 W. 87th St. 5655 W North Ave.Chicago, IL 60620 Chicago. IL. 60639(773) 651-7132 Contact: Celestine Alomebla (773) 889-5838Fatou Hair Braiding7124 S. Jeffery Blvd. Katucha African Hair BraidingChicago, IL 60649 2445 E 79th St(773) 363-5834 Chicago, IL 60649 (773) 375-1700 23 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  24. 24. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010Kena African Hair Braiding Les Petits Marseillais Hair Braiding4700 S. Indiana Ave. 2602 E. 79th St.Chicago, IL 60615 Chicago, IL 60649(773) 373-3416 (773) 731-5955(773) 373-3435 Mona‟s African Hair BraidingLaura‟s Hair Salon & Braiding 5525 S. Ashland Ave.9858 S. Vincennes Ave. Chicago, IL 60636Chicago, IL 60643 (773) 476-1125(773) 881-0066 Nado African Hair BraidingLinda African Hair Braiding 6433 S Cottage Grove Ave7902 S. Langley Ave. Chicago, IL 60637Chicago, IL 60619 (773) 947-8202(773) 488-7811 Nene African Hair BraidingLouise African Hair Braiding 755 E. 79th St.9526 S. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60619Chicago, IL 60628 (773) 723-7137(773) 881-7414 (773) 440-8100Lucy‟s African Hair Braiding Netty Hair Braiding11121 S. Halsted St. 8442 S Ashland AveChicago, IL 60628 Chicago, IL 60620(773) 995-0797 (773) 263-2809LYS African Braiding Nassi Hair Braiding2356 W. 63rd St. 109 E. 111th StChicago, IL 60629 Chicago, IL 60628(773) 925-6386 (773) 874-1231Maggie‟s African Braiding Original African Hair Braiding2421 W. 63rd Street 2008 S Pulaski RdChicago, IL 60629 Chicago, IL 60623(773) 863-9010 (773) 522-5161Mama Hair Braiding Pretty Lady African Hair Braiding & Weaving2410 W. 71st St. 9304 S. HalstedChicago, IL 60629 Chicago, IL 60620(773) 436-3518 (773) 779-4905(773) 436-3589 Strandz African Hair BraidingMarie Hair Braiding 9141 S. Ashland Ave.725 E. 79th St Chicago, IL 60620Chicago, IL 60619 (773) 238-1236(773) 651-1300 24 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  25. 25. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010Sarafina African Hair Braiding B‟S African Hair Braiding11257 S. Halsted St. 5620 W. Division St.Chicago, IL 60628 Chicago, IL 60651(773) 568-4181 (773) 626-9007Sister‟s African hair Braiding Blandine African Hair Braiding104 E. 51st St, 4203 W. Division St.Chicago, IL 60615 Chicago, IL 60651(773) 268-3070 (773) 252-9792Tawa African Hair Braiding Dee African Hair Braiding2047 W.79th St. 4129 W. Madison St.Chicago, IL 60607 Chicago, IL 60624(773) 488-2319 (773) 722-0921West Side: Diallo African Hair Braiding 3737 W. Division St.Aicha Hair Braiding Chicago, IL 606515103 W. North Ave. (773) 489-1629Chicago, IL 60639(773) 836-8687 Fatima Hair Braiding 5426 W North AveAfrican Hair Braiding Chicago, IL 606393922 W. Chicago Ave. (773) 237-7200Chicago, IL 60651(773) 342-7350 Fatima Hair Braiding 2603 W. North Ave.Angel‟s African Hair Braiding Chicago, IL 606475937 W. North Ave. (773) 862-9739Chicago, IL 60639(773) 622-4179 G G African Hair Braiding 1143 S. Pulaski Rd.Anti Hair Braiding Chicago, IL 606245013 W. North Ave. (773) 722-2551Chicago, IL 60639(773) 622-9000 Latou Hair Braiding 3721 W Chicago AveBlack Images African Hair Braiding Chicago, IL 606515602 W. Division St. (773) 265-6799Chicago, IL 60651(773) 378-8685 Maggy‟s Hair Braiding 5524 W. North Ave.Bintou K professional Hair Braiding Chicago, IL 606394048 W. Division St. (773) 889-9822‎Chicago, IL 60651(773) 227-9940 25 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  26. 26. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010Rama Hair Braiding Friendly African Hair Braiding5030 W. North Ave 1738 E. 87th St.Chicago, IL 60639 Chicago, IL 60617(773) 237-0177 (773) 375-9800Sarafina Hair Braiding Ivoire African Hair Braiding34 N. Pulaski Rd. 8482 S. Commercial Ave.Chicago, IL 60624 Chicago, IL 60617(773) 265-1166 (773) 933-0377Sebbeb African Hair Braiding Laure African Hair Braiding1017 S. Western Ave. 2050 E. 71st St.Chicago, IL 60612 Chicago, IL 60649Tel: (312) 226-6460 (773) 241-5169Sister African Hair Braiding Mary‟s African Hair Braiding3950 W. Grand Ave. 1966 E. 79th St.Chicago, IL 60624 Chicago, IL 60649(773) 826-3390 (773) 363-3220Sophie & Oumi African Hair Braiding Rama Signature Braiding6270 W. North Ave. 8027 S. Stony Island Ave.Chicago, IL 60639 Chicago, IL 60617(773) 622-2054 (773) 768-7969East Side: Chatto 102 E. Oak St.Bijou Hair Braiding Chicago IL, 606102114 E. 71st St. (312) 640-0003Chicago, IL 60649 chatto@gmail.com(773) 324-4405 www.chatto.com Star Hair Braiding 6317 S. King Drive Chicago IL, 60637 (773) 288-8188SHIPPING COMPANIESOdessey InternationalWorldwide Transport SpecialistP. O. Box 490420Chicago, IL 60617Office: (877) 633-7739Fax: (773) 375-2764www.odesseyinternational.netquotes@odesseyinternational.com 26 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  27. 27. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010TAXI COMPANIES Metro Jet24 Seven Taxi Affiliation 4554 N. Broadway Ave.5606 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60640Chicago, IL 60659 Contact: Eddie NwosuContact: Negus Solomon (773) 506-9614 (24 hour)Office: (773) 878-8294 Office: (773) 784-5669Fax: (773) 878-1473 Fax: (773) 784-5154Gold Coast Taxi Association Service Taxi Association, Inc.4542 N. Broadway Ave. 1210 W. Granville, 107WChicago, IL 60640 Chicago, IL 60660Contact: John Henry Assabill Contact: Amanuel T. YitagesuOffice: (773) 271-0163 Fax: (773) 262-2211Fax: (773) 271-0335 Dispatch: (773) 262-2163TRAVEL AGENCIESAlien Travel Services, Inc. U-Go Travels, Inc.Contact: Malik Contact: Ifeoma Lueg8 S. Michigan Ave., #2102 1301 W. 22nd St., Suite 108Chicago, IL 60603 Oakbrook, IL 60523(312) 263-1972 (630) 936-5596 [mobile](800) 262-1972www.alientravel.com Masters Travel and Tour Contact: Steve Osei-Asibey Sr.ESM Travel 770 N. LaSalle St. #4041254 Pine Valley Dr. #101 Chicago, IL 60610Schamburg, IL. 60173 (312) 255-1010Contact: Elias Mwita (800) 728-9077(773) 310-9923 mastrvl@yahoo.comFax: (847) 809-0601travelesm@gmail.com World Express Travel Contact: Charlotte LukoboSEED Travel Services 7366 N. Lincoln Ave., Suite 2001449 E. 72nd Street Lincolnwood, IL 60712Chicago, IL 60619 (847) 677-6600Contact: Symon G. Ogeto (CEO) (847) 677-7733Ph: (312) 371-3064 worldexptravel@gmail.comFax: (773) 855-8216 www.worldexptravelonline.comsg@seedchicago.comwww.seedchicago.com Yemegeta Travel Adventures 817 W. Superior Ave. Suite #1 Chicago, IL 60622 (101) 515-8000 www.Yemgeta.com 27 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  28. 28. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS Peter Akerele, MD, DPM PodiatristDentists: South Shore Foot and Ankle Clinic 2223 E 79th StMamdouh Attalla, DDS Chicago, Il 60649Stony Island Dental (773) 978-77588541 S. Stony Island Ave. (773) 978-2100Chicago, IL 60617(773) 734-5013 Richard Egwele, MD Orthopedic SurgeonVincent Oganwu, DDS Exchange Medical CenterSouth Suburban Dental Care, Ltd. 9135 S. Exchange2520 W. Lincoln Highway, Ste. F Chicago, IL 60617Olympia Fields, IL 60461 (773) 374-2441(708) 747-6474 Olatoyosi Odenike, MDAaron Ohemeng, DDS (Acute and chronic leukemia, chronic6429 W. North Ave. #104 myeloproliferative disease, lymphoma)Oak Park, IL 60302 Assistant Professor of Medicine(708) 848-6166 University of Chicago Medical Center 5758 S. Maryland Ave., MC 2115Health Clinics/ Centers: Chicago, IL 60637 (773) 702-6149Osafo Health Care Clinic Inc.Contact: Seth K. Osafo, MD Olufunmilayo I. Olopade, MD, FACP303 Quadrangle Dr. Director, Cancer Risk ClinicBolingbrook, IL 60440 University of Chicago Medical Center(630) 226-0162 5758 S. Maryland Ave., MC 2115 Chicago, IL 60637Nuway Community Services, Inc (773) 702-6149Substance Abuse Treatment (773) 834-8979659 E. 75th StreetChicago, Illinois 60619 Susan Oyetunde, MD(773) 723-2790 Pediatricianhttp://www.nuwayone.com/HOME.html Exchange Medical Center 9135 S. Exchange Chicago, IL 60617Physicians: (773) 374-2441Udochukwu Asonye, MD Drug Store:Pediatrician – NeonatologyMidwest Neoped Associates Ltd Mbapharm Drug Store900 Jorie Blvd. Oak Brook, IL 60523 DBA VICS PHARMACY(630) 954-6700 1313 W. Morse, Unit B Chicago, IL 60626 Tel: (773) 764-0044 28 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  29. 29. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICESGraphic Design: MAS Computer ServicesAdedayo Laoye (PC Hardware/ Software installation,Painter / Illustrator diagnostic, configuration, repair, etc.)5750 S. Stony Island, Studio-C Contact: SamChicago, IL 60637 (773) 412-3708(773) 752-7873 sam.gsa@att.netHady Ly Rotog Inc. (Business and TechnologyArtist/Designer Consulting)Web Designer Contact: Rotomi OgunsuyiSigns of Life 7238 N. Claremont(773) 483-1556 (Office) Chicago, IL 60645(857) 928-1289 (773) 465-5902hadyly@gmail.com Fax: (773) 465-4995 R.Ogunsuyi@rotog.com www.rotog.comComputer Tech:GoldenBoy Inc. (Computer repair & Network Financial:Specialist)Contact: Eric Afari American Dream Mortgage Corp II(312 969 9222) Contact: Vivian K. Achaempongrazak42@sbcglobal.net (312) 420-8308http://www.sankofalounge.com Fax: (312) 276-8863 vacheampong@americandream2.com orB-Tech Support adjoa@aol.comContact: S. Bobby Dagnon www.americandream2.com204 W. Hills St., #2Chicago, IL 60610 Dahabshil, Inc.(414) 232-6998 Worldwide Money Transmitterbobby@btechsupport.com 5957 N. Broadwaywww.btechsupport.com Chicago, IL. 60660 (773) 561-5699CFAO Technical Services www.dahabshil.comComputer Sales and Services1824 W. 95th St. DCGI - Dini Charif Global Investment, Ltd.Chicago, IL 60643 Contact: Charif Hachim, MBAContact: Chris 28 E. Jackson(773) 429-0020 10th Floor / Unit #D601cfaoservices@aol.com Chicago, IL 60604-2263cfaoservices@sbcglobal.net (312) 493-2357 chachim@dcgiltd.com www.dciltd.com 29 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org
  30. 30. UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION – Illinois African Community Resource Guide: 2010Ernest E Tabe, Senior Tax Analyst Tabecam Tax & Accounting Services(Accounting, Finance, and Business 820 ½ E 79th StServices) Chicago IL. 60619550 N. Chicago St. (Address 1) Office: (773) 224-3218Joliet, IL 60432 Cell: (815) 409-2720759 Luther Dr. Suite 201 (815) 409-0977Romeoville, IL 60441 (815) 573-6444(815) 730-0702 [office] tabeegbe@yahoo.com(815) 409-2720 [mobile]tabeegbe@yahoo.com Insurance:Offin & Associates, Inc. A Tunji Kale Financial Services, Inc.Accountants & Tax Consultants Allstate Insurance CompanyMain office: (Auto, Home, Business and Life)643 N. Hillcrest Contact: A Tunji Kalejaiye, MBAP. O. Box 1749 8921 S. Commercial Ave., Suite 100Bolingbrook, IL 60440 Chicago, IL 60617(630) 759-7803 (773) 731-3170Subsidiary Office: akalejaiye@allstate.com1608 W. Belmont, #201 www.allstate.com/akalejaiyeChicago, IL 60613(773) 525-2281 Crown Insurance & Financial Services, Inc.(773) 525-2327 [fax] (Auto, Home, Life, Small Business)info@offin.biz Contact: Ekeoma Nwakuduhttp://www.offin.biz/index.htm 1301 W. 22nd St., Suite 108 Oakbrook, IL 60523Osaghae & Associates (630) 362-0861 [cell]Certified Public AccountantsContact: Vincent Osaghae, CPA, CIA, MBA JK Insurance Agency Inc.11070 S. Western Ave. (Life, Auto, Home, Commercial, Health,Chicago, IL 60643 Business Investments)(773) 881-8080 Contact: Jimo A. Kasali, President / Owner(773) 881-1188 [fax] 10849 S. Western Ave.vosaghae@osaghae.com Chicago, IL 60643www.osaghae.com (773) 779 -9924 jkasali@jkinsagency.comPhilip Achusim, FCA, CPA www.JKinsagency.com8 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 2020Chicago, IL 60603 Macro S. Luhali (AFLAC Agent)(312) 263-3775 303 W. Erie, Suite #400www.Philipachusim.taxwisepartner.com Chicago, IL 60654achusimco@cs.com (312) 661-1222 ext 5785 (312) 661-9978 (fax) (773) 206-9620 (mobile) shutshe_luhahi@us.aflac.com www.aflac.com/ 30 3424 S. State Street, Suite 3C8-2 ▪ Chicago, IL 60616 ▪ (Tel.) 312-949-9980 ▪ (Fax) 312-949-9981 info@uniteafricans.org ▪ www.uniteafricans.org

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