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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.

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

CivicLab Releases 2021 TIF Report – Record High Numbers!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE More information: Tom Tresser, 312-804-3230, To donate to CivicLab, a Black-led nonprofit, please click here. December 9, 2022 CHICAGO HAD A RECORD HIGH $2.3 BILLION IN PROPERTY TAXES IN TIF ACCOUNTS ON JANUARY 1, 2022 BLACK WARDS CONTRIBUTE MORE AND GET LESS FROM TIFS THAN WHITE WARDS A review of the […]