Archive for the ‘In Chicago…’ Category

Teachers for Social Justice

Posted on: November 12th, 2014

This organization, which seeks to facilitate the pursuit of justice in education,  is having a Curriculum Fair on November 22, [...]

Pilsen Neighbors Community Council

Posted on: October 20th, 2014

Sixty years of local advocacy, educational promotion, and social justice work on Chicago’s Southwest side.

IMAN Green Re-entry Project

Posted on: October 1st, 2014

Featured on WBEZ, the Inner-City Muslim Action Network in Chicago is working to renovate foreclosed and vandalized homes in environmentally [...]

Cure Violence and the Interruptors

Posted on: September 19th, 2014

CeaseFire Chicago is taking the local anti-violence campaign to the wider world with its new name. Cure Violence.  Yet, it remains [...]

Putting a face on poverty

Posted on: September 3rd, 2014

Chicago’s Heartland Alliance recently started a new Tumblr project, Questions that Matter, featuring interviews with members of the served population.

Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

Posted on: August 27th, 2014

This organization works with housing non-profits, monitors homeless youth, and attempts to mobilize resources for legal and social justice.



Rogers Park Based Chicago Light Brigade

Posted on: August 20th, 2014

Have you seen people standing at events with messages about social justice issues spelled out in strings of lights?  Well, [...]

Chicago-Based Inter-Religious Environmental Justice Group

Posted on: August 6th, 2014

Faith in Place is a Chicago based environmental justice organization that works with religious institutions, provides educational materials, engages in [...]

Opportunities for young voices in Illinois Politics

Posted on: July 28th, 2014

The Roosevelt Institute sent an email regarding a project, they call NextGen Illinois, that’s trying to get college-age students engaged [...]

Rogers Park Food and Environment Initiative

Posted on: June 30th, 2014

A Rogers Park based initiative, looking at environmental and food based issues, providing opportunities to grow and teach children to [...]