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BACKGROUND-FRIENDLY CHICAGO…CONNECTS EQUITY TO THE LIVES OF “BLACK AND BROWN” CHICAGO” IMPACTED BY INCARCERATION & IMMIGRANT STATUS!

BACKGROUND-FRIENDLY CHICAGO…CONNECTS EQUITY TO THE LIVES OF “BLACK AND BROWN” CHICAGO” IMPACTED BY INCARCERATION & IMMIGRANT STATUS!

Background Friendly-Chicago, a new initiative of Get Cleared, Chicago, a justice project launched by the Monroe Foundation in 2018 with PNC Bank, held its pilot justice and resource access equity mobilizing engagement in Chicago’s Englewood community on December 2nd, in collaboration with Action Coalition of Englewood, led by Pastor Christopher Raven. Continue Reading

October 28, 2022 – Breakin’ It Down Conference

JOIN US! Join us on Friday, October 28, 2022! The Breakin’ It Down conference will return in person at NEIU’s  Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies located at 700 East Oakwood Boulevard in Chicago’s historic Bronzeville neighborhood. Launched in 2003, the Breakin’ It Down conference grew out of a desire to engage diverse nonprofit management and fundraising professionals in conversations… Continue Reading

September 27, 2022 – Chicago Rehab Network Certificate Program

    The leading voice for affordable housing in Chicago and Illinois since 1977 Chicago Rehab Network Certificate Program EMPOWERMENT SERIES 2022-2023 Get a strong foundation across community development principles while connecting with partners in the field. This program is designed for community development professionals and aspiring community development professionals, covering all learning areas of… Continue Reading