Archive for the ‘In Chicago…’ Category

Grass Roots Attempt at Gun Prevention on Chicago’s South Side

Posted on: July 16th, 2015

This article from CBS-Chicago details Chicago residents attempting to stop the horrid gun violence in their neighborhoods by posting a […]



Chicago Jobs applications spike ahead of minimum wage increase

Posted on: July 1st, 2015

Chicago Job sites like Unistaff have seen a spike in applications ahead of the soon to be $10  city wide […]



Coalition to Save our Mental Health Centers

Posted on: May 29th, 2015

A organization of Local Chicago citizens fighting to preserve and expand Mental Health Centers in the city.



Open Gov Hack Night

Posted on: April 29th, 2015

This is a group that meets weekly to look at tech and civic engagement. You don’t have to be a […]



Thresholds

Posted on: April 15th, 2015

This non-profit works to provide housing, healthcare, and other assistance to Chicagoans with mental illness.



Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice

Posted on: March 11th, 2015

This non-profit works with a coalition of other legal social justice organizations nationwide.  Check their blog for local information and […]



The Donors Forum

Posted on: February 20th, 2015

Illinois association of grantmakers and philanthropists, this site provides a lot of information about relevant information in the Illinois non-profit […]



Chicago Fair Trade

Posted on: February 4th, 2015

This organization helps to mobilize local communities, individuals, and congregations to work towards fair trade consumption.



Illinois Action for Children

Posted on: January 22nd, 2015

This organization seeks to provide attention to the issues of child-care and labor, helping economically struggling working parents access childcare.



United Way Metropolitan Chicago

Posted on: January 14th, 2015

This branch of the larger non-profit works with local metropolitan Chicago communities and organizations. Read more!