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Grassroots Newsletter – Launches 2024 Engaging In “Fair Chances” and “Philanthropic Investment” In Hope!

The Monroe Foundation, now in its 33rd year, launched in 2024 to transform lives impacted by barriers to employment through the REDI Project (Redevelopment Initiative), a workforce readiness project for the formerly incarcerated by first enabling individuals to obtain their Criminal History Reports or “Rap Sheets” from the Chicago Police, and referring them for sealing/expungement and relief options” for employment and entrepreneurship to Cabrini Green Legal Aid.

March 28, 2024 – Please Join “A Road Together” (ART) Webinar

***A message from Field Foundation Arts Program Officer, Richard Tran***Dear Partners and Friends – On behalf of the Field Foundation, and in partnership with the MacArthur Foundation, I am pleased to invite you to join us for an informational webinar on Thursday, March 28, from 11:00am to 12:00pm to launch the second year of A Road Together (ART)—our arts […]

March-April 2024 – RFP for Southland RISE Community Violence

Dear Community Partner: We hope this message finds you well. Anita and I are pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for our 2024 Southland RISE Community Violence Prevention Grant Program. Applications are due Wednesday, April 10, 2024, by 6:00 p.m. CST. Please see attachment for the full RFP, including eligibility requirements, application process, and other important details. […]

Grassroots Newsletter – Fall 2023

Get Cleared, Chicago “Rap Sheet Day” Project Empowers Over 200 Black & Brown Individuals Prepare to Access Justice in 2023 Get Cleared