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A SAFE HAVEN FOUNDATION's mission is to help people aspire, transform, and sustain their lives from homelessness to self-sufficiency with pride and purpose. ASHF provides tools for each individual to overcome the root causes of homelessness through a holistic, scalable model. 
 
WWW.ASAFEHAVEN.ORG • 2750 W. ROOSEVELT RD. • 773-435-8337

IGLESIA REBANO/FELLOWSHIP CONNECTION’s mission is to consistently provide children/youth and their families with high quality services that sustain, support, and enhance their ability to thrive.

WWW.FELLOWSHIPCONNECT.ORG • 2435 W. DIVISION • 773-772-1141

SEGUNDO RUIZ BELVIS CULTURAL CENTER. Youth empowerment through the arts and cultural awareness programs focusing on the Puerto Rican migratory experiences. Guitar and Cuatro lessons, Bomba/Plena classes, Salsa classes, and other cultural and arts programming are all offered in English and in Spanish. Classes are scheduled after school and on weekends. Scholarships are available.

WWW.SRBCC.ORG • 4046 W. ARMITAGE AVE. • 773-698-6004
ALTERNATIVES, INC. provides services for youth and their families to facilitate personal development, strengthen family relationships, and enhance the community’s well-being. Programs include leadership development, academic enrichment, counseling, violence and substance abuse prevention.

WWW.ALTERNATIVESYOUTH.ORG • 4730 N. SHERIDAN ROAD • 773-506-7474

INSTITUTO DEL PROGRESO LATINO was incorporated in 1977 to meet the needs of Latino immigrants as a church-based volunteer program offering the opportunity to learn English, find employment, accustom their children to the U.S. educational systems, and adjust to life in Chicago in a myriad of ways.

WWW.IDPL.ORG • 2570 S. BLUE ISLAND • 773-890-0055

THE MIRACLE CENTER is a Christian based youth agency whose main purpose is to build strong individuals, families, and communities. Activities include a Jr. Theater Ensemble, Youth Theatre Ensemble, Youth Dance Troupe, Summer Arts Camp, After School Programs, Community Outreach Events, and much more!

WWW.THEMIRACLECENTER.COM • 2311 N. PULASKI • 773-276-5933

ASPIRA, INC. OF ILLINOIS is a Puerto Rican not-for-profit organization committed to the self-determination of Latinos and other underserved youth through education, leadership development and cultural awareness.

WWW.ASPIRAIL.ORG • 2415 N. MILWAUKEE • 773-252-0971
INTROSPECT YOUTH SERVICES, INC provides educational and employment services to youth. Although targeted to youth from academically and economically disadvantaged backgrounds, services are provided on a no-decline basis.

WWW.INTROSPECTYOUTH.ORG • 430 N. CICERO AVE. • 773-287-2290
UNIVERSIDAD POPULAR was born out of the concern for social change in the 1960s, Universidad Popular has been doing popular education in Chicago since the early 1970s and providing academic, job and life skills to low income families in Chicago’s Spanish-speaking community. Currently, UP has sites in Pilsen, Little Village, Chicago Lawn and Logan Square and welcomes people to volunteer their time and expertise toward the development of a better society in which all of us can live.

WWW.UNIVERSIDADPOPULAR.US • 2801 S. HAMLIN AVE • 773-733-5056

BUILD’s mission is to engage at-risk youth in the schools and on the streets, so they can realize their educational and career potential and contribute to the stability, safety and well being of our communities.

WWW.BUILDCHICAGO.ORG • 2914 W. NORTH AVE • 773-394-3884

JANE ADDAMS RESOURCE CORPORATION is a Center for Working Families that focuses on job training and workforce development. JARC’s job training programs target strategic skills gaps in the manufacturing sector, such as Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machinist and welder.

WWW.JANE-ADDAMS.ORG • 4432 N. RAVENSWOOD AVE. • 773-728-9769

VIDA/SIDA addresses the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Puerto Rican and Latina/o community.

PRCC-CHGO.ORG/VIDASIDA • 2739 W. DIVISION • 773-278-6737

CENTRO SIN FRONTERAS is one of Chicago’s oldest existing Mexican organizations working towards adequate housing and health, ending school overcrowding, and immigration reform.

WWW. FAMILIALATINAUNIDA.COM • 2009 W. 22ND PLACE • 773-847-7282

LA CASA NORTE serves youth and families confronting homelessness by providing access to stable housing and delivering comprehensive services that act as a catalyst to transform lives and communities.

WWW.LACASANORTE.ORG • 3533 W. NORTH AVE • 773-276-4900

WEST TOWN BIKES’ overarching goals are to promote bicycling in the city of Chicago, to educate youth with a focus on under-served populations, and to foster and serve Chicago’s growing bicycling community.

WWW.WESTTOWNBIKES.ORG • 2459 W. DIVISION • 773-772-4870

CHICAGO URBAN LEAGUE works for economic, educational and social progress for African Americans and promotes strong, sustainable communities through advocacy, collaboration and innovation.

WWW.THECHICAGOURBANLEAGUE.ORG • 4510 S. MICHIGAN • 773-285-5800

LOUDER THAN A BOMB / YOUNG CHICAGO AUTHORS transforms the lives of young people by cultivating their voices through writing, publication, and performance education.

WWW.YOUNGCHICAGOAUTHORS.ORG • 1180 N. MILWAUKEE • 773-486-4331

WESTSIDE HOLISTIC FAMILY SERVICES. Austin Area Adult Education and Employment Program includes free GED tutoring and job referral services for adults 18 and older. The comprehensive pre-employment program uses computers and individualized instruction. The Center also provides individual and family counseling services for a fee. Free parenting and education workshops and groups are provided to teens and parents of teens. Mandate Manhood Project serves youth ages 13 and up.

WWW.WESTSIDEHOLISTIC.COM • 4909 W. DIVISON STREET • 773-921-8777

COMMUNITY TV NETWORK is a leader in community access to media, empowers low-income young adults and children in Chicago by engaging them in the creative and collaborative process of digital video production.

WWW.CTVNETWORK.ORG • 2418 W. BLOOMINGDALE • 773-278-8500

MUJERES LATINAS EN ACCIÓN empowers Latinas through providing services which reflect their values and culture and being an advocate on the issues that make a difference in their lives.

WWW.MUJERESLATINASENACCION.ORG • 2124 WEST 21ST PLACE • 773-890-7676

BATEY URBANO is a cultural space/youth center for action and reflection for Puerto Rican/Latino youth.

WWW.BATEYURBANO.ORG • 2620 W. DIVISION • 773-347-1203

ERIE NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE’s programs are designed to meet the entire family needs spectrum; from growing and developing children and youth, to empowering adults and families to thrive.

WWW.ERIEHOUSE.ORG • 1701 W. SUPERIOR ST • 312-563-5800

PILSEN WELLNESS CENTER, INC. actively seeks to provide holistic human services to individuals and families through culturally sensitive education, prevention, treatment, and recovery interventions.

WWW.PILSENWELLNESSCENTER.ORG • 2319 S. DAMEN • 773-579-0762

CARRUTHERS CENTER FOR INNER CITY STUDIES OF NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY is a premier African-centered institution in higher education, preparing thousands of students to work as professionals.

WWW.NEIU.EDU • 700 E. OAKWOOD • 773-268-7500

FATHERS WHO CARE is a comprehensive, parental involvement, social service initiative, that was created to provide a nurturing and educational environment for non-custodial and custodial fathers.

WWW.FATHERSWHOCARE.ORG • 4540 W. WASHINGTON • 773-287-5821

PUERTO RICAN CULTURAL CENTER is a non-profit, community-based umbrella institution, which seeks to serve the social/cultural needs of Chicago’s Puerto Rican/Latino community.

PRCC-CHGO.COM • 2739 W. DIVISION • 773-342-8023

CHICAGO TEACHERS CENTER OF NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY is the largest school improvement organization in Chicago and develops collaborative partnerships that engage the entire community to help students succeed academically and socially.

WWW.NEIU.EDU/~CTC • 770 N. HALSTED • 773-733-7330

GREATER WEST TOWN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT seeks to build a community based collaborative response to the problems of unemployment and limited educational opportunities for the disadvantaged residents.

WWW.GWTP.EDU • 790 N. MILWAUKEE • 312-432-1051

SCARCE BOOK RESCUE is dedicated to educating students, teachers, residents, businesses, and the general public to conserve natural resources and energy, prevent pollution, reduce waste, recycle, and compost organic materials, so we can protect the environment and work toward a sustainable future. Through that endeavor, we have established the SCRAP Book Rescue Center and the Tools for Schools programs to rescue books and other educationally related materials and provide them to those in need.

WWW.SCARCEECOED.ORG • 799 ROOSEVELT ROAD, GLEN ELLYN • 630-545-9710

THINKINC is a Chicago-based strategic public affairs and political consulting firm
specializing in policy issues.
WWW.THINKINCSTRATEGY.COM • 520 W. HURON, SUITE 217 • 773-704-7246

HOWARD AREA COMMUNITY CENTER’s mission is to assist low-income individuals and families in the greater Rogers Park and adjacent communities to stabilize their lives and to develop the social skills necessary to become effective community members.

WWW.HOWARDAREA.ORG • 7648 N. PAULINA • 773-381-0366