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Your Gift Will Open Windows of Opportunity for Immigrants at PODER HQ. The site, as part of the area Quality of Life Plan, will revitalize 55th St while providing connective tissue between two city investment corridors of Invest South/West. But the greatest economic impact, of greater societal and workforce integration, will be felt by our clients and their families for generations to come.
MAYOR LIGHTFOOT AND CLERK VALENCIA SPEAK AT GET CLEARED, CHICAGO “CITYWIDE RELIEF OPTIONS RAP SHEET DAY”
Over 100 individuals from Chicago communities most impacted by violence and recidivism lined up to be finger-printed by the Chicago Police Department to obtain their “Rap Sheets”. The Rap Sheets will be reviewed, evaluated and submitted to Cabrini Green Legal Aid and other legal advocacy nonprofits, after participating in the “Access to Justice” “Relief Options Rap Sheet Day”.
Illinois Humanities is Now Accepting Applications for General Operating Grants — After providing Emergency Relief and Recovery General Operating Grants to meet the needs of humanities organizations throughout COVID-19, Illinois Humanities is pleased to announce that we will permanently be offering General Operating Grants as part of our Community Grants Initiative. General Operating Grant cycles […]
P.A.C.T Project Convenes “Issues & Impact” Talk with Chairman of The Woods Fund of Chicago L. Anton Seals, Jr., at The Quarry
Twenty community leaders representing a dozen non-profit groups were in attendance as The Monroe Foundation hosted newly appointed The Woods Fund Chairman of The Board L. Anton Seals Jr. in a wide ranging 90-minut “Issues and Impact”
African American Legacy is now accepting applications for the 2022 grant cycle to Black community organizations working in alignment with the following focus areas: Education. We seek to support organizations that provide academic enrichment assistance in the areas of reading, writing, and mathematics to Black students, grades K-12. Mental Health. We seek to support organizations […]
On Saturday, February 12th, Ralph “Snoop” Edwards, a community Servants with Ex-Cons for Community and Social Changes (ECCSC), led a team of ECCSC Community Servants
The Monroe Foundation is seeking an individual certified as a city of Chicago and Cook County Deputy Voter Registrar
The Monroe Foundation is seeking an individual certified as a city of Chicago, and Cook County Deputy Voter Registrar who can prepare, train and guide formerly incarcerated (who are eligible to vote) individuals. involved in P.O.W.E.R,
Despite generally increased COVID-19 vaccine availability, disparities persist in vaccine uptake, vaccine confidence, and vaccine access. Community partners are best positioned to understand and address the specific issues of their communities. IDPH has identified “Target Focus Areas” at the zip code level that could benefit from community partner support. Awards and funds are distributed based […]
Cabrini Green Legal Aid Assist “Restore. Reinvest. Renew.” (R3) Project Participants in Maywood Submit Their ‘Rap Sheets’ for “Relief Options” Review
Cabrini Green Legal Aid (CGLA), a non-profit legal advocacy organization, collaborated with the Monroe Foundation on Saturday, January 15th at the Kimberly A. Lightford Recreational Center, to assist 15 “Rap Sheet” Day participants who responded to a survey of “What Will It Take to Not Commit a Crime.”