Our mission is to interrupt the cycle of violence among youth and young adults in North Lawndale through the power of the arts and faith!

Our vision is that North Lawndale sets the example of a community united in prosperity, safety and holistic Shalom (peace).

The Firehouse is super grateful to be supported by Sky Takes Action as they partner with us to bring life to North Lawndale

thank you for helping us

reach over

Youth and Young Adults

In 2019

Get Off the Bench and Get Involved

Make a difference/save a life... change a life!

Upcoming Classes & Events


The Firehouse Community Art Center joins with EmceeSkool to raise up artists who want to learn how to grow in their skills as an Emcee, DJ, Dance, sing, video to grow in their skills to grow as a stronger artist. You will perform all around chicago, host beat battles, Breaker battles, Open Mic Poetry sessions and host and lead The Firehouse Hip-Hop Block party.
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Breaker Dance Open Sessions (all ages Co-ed)

Open session for Break dancers from beginners to advance to pro's. Everyone is welcome to practice and get it in.
  • Monday and Wednesday 6:30-9:30pm
  • Donation for water and support

African-Beats (13-up Co-ed)

Learn a mix of West Afrian and Hip Hop with
  • Tuesday 6:30pm-8pm
  • $10 for the entire time

Other Classes Dates TBD

Visual arts
Culinary Arts
Video production
Music production

Support The Firehouse Community Art Center in our efforts to serve North Lawndale residents around essential services

  • Spiritual / Prayer
  • Volunteer
  • Donate

Let us partner with you spiritually during this trying time.

Submit your prayer request or spiritual need and we will 

Looking for ways to get involved?

Volunteer and help your community navigate the unknown during Covid-19. 

Want to donate but don't know where to do it?

The Firehouse Community Arts Center is in the community every day making a difference. Your donation will go directly to those effected by the Covid-19 Crises.

Simply select Covid-19 when donating.