Equipping Young Adults Through 840 Impact
840 Impact strives to equip the incoming generation by giving them the tools for career training, owning a home, financial education and more. Founder Tuwanna Dennis and co-founder Shavonne Mayfield stopped by to share how they are paving the way for young entrepreneurs.
Title and Brokerage Company Owner wants to make impact in community
By Tia Carol Jones
Tuwanna Dennis is continuing the legacy of providing residential services in the building that was once the home to Dempsey Travis Realty. Dennis will house her Dior Realty Group, along with her other endeavors at 840 Impact, located at 840 E. 87th St. …
Chicago real estate company expanding with plans for a third office and more on the way
A Chicago-based real estate company is making plans to open its second South Side location after buying a vacant office building once owned by the late Chicago realtor and civil rights activist Dempsey Travis.
Rooftop Revelations: Homeownership is key to uplifting the 'permanent black underclass'
The one idea that the Great Society programs weakened severely in the black underclass was the idea of homeownership. Prior to the 1960s, many blacks migrated from the south to northern cities. Owning a home, no matter how dilapidated, was seen as a key stepping stone to a better life.
Tuwanna Dennis shares insight on preserving legacy in Black business
By Eddy “Precise” Lamarre
Dennis is known as, “The Real Estate Magnet.” She is highly successful and is currently in the process of preserving and expanding on a prominent Southside structure to add value to the community. Rolling out spoke with Dennis about her plans and what it means to preserve legacy.