Partners

  1. Access Community Health Network

    222 N. Canal Street

    Chicago, IL

    866-882-2237

    The mission of ACCESS is to provide outstanding preventive and primary health care, accessible to all in their own communities.

  2. Access Living

    115 West Chicago Avenue

    Chicago, IL

    312-640-2100
    Access Living is a cross-disability organization governed and staffed by a majority of people with disabilities.

    Access Living fosters the dignity, pride and self-esteem of people with disabilities and enhances the options available to them so they may choose and maintain individualized and satisfying lifestyles.

    To this end, Access Living offers peer-oriented independent living services; public education, awareness and development; individualized and systemic advocacy; and enforcement of civil rights on behalf of people with disabilities.

    Access Living recognizes the innate rights, abilities, needs and diversity of people with disabilities, works toward their full integration into community life and serves as an agent of social change.

  3. Adult Learning Resource Center

    2626 S. Clearbrook Drive
    Arlington Heights, IL
    847-378-6225
    For over 35 years the Adult Learning Resource Center (ALRC) has provided expert professional development for adult and family educators. Whether providing training for instructional or program development, the ALRC utilizes content expertise and current research to deliver high quality services to individuals, programs, and state networks. 
  4. Albany Park Community Center

    3403 West Lawrence Avenue
    Chicago, IL
    773-583-5111
    The Albany Park Community Center educates and supports members of the community as they determine their own path of growth and development, by providing diverse programs and services for individuals, families, groups and businesses.
  5. Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment

    800 S. Wells Suite 1449
    Chicago, IL
    312-353-0138
    AFIRE’s mission is to build the capacity of Filipino American community to effect constructive social change through grassroots education, action, research, and services. AFIRE takes inspiration from the United Nation’s "recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family as the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world."
  6. Apna Ghar Inc

    4350 N Broadway, 2nd Floor
    Chicago, IL 60613
    Office: (773) 883-4663
    Fax: (773) 883-4664

    At Apna Ghar we recognize that immigrant survivors of gender violence in the United States face unique challenges, including limited access to legal, social, protective and support services. Apna Ghar provides comprehensive and holistic services to survivors as they begin their journeys of healing and empowerment. We also conduct community education and address systemic barriers that immigrant survivors face.

  7. Arab American Action Network

    3148 West 63rd Street
    Chicago, IL
    773-436-6060

    The Arab American Action Network (AAAN) strives to strengthen the Arab community in the Chicago area by building its capacity to be an active agent for positive social change. As a grassroots nonprofit, our strategies include community organizing, advocacy, education, providing social services, leadership development, cultural outreach and forging productive relationships with other communities.

    Our vision is for a strong Arab American community whose members have the power to make decisions about actions and policies that affect their lives and have access to a range of social, political, cultural and economic opportunities in a context of equity and social justice.

  8. Arab American Family Services

    9044 S. Octavia
    Bridgeview, IL
    708-599-2237
    AAFS' mission is to change and impact the quality of life by serving and building stronger and healthier generations of Arab Americans in our communities.
  9. Asian Americans Advancing Justice

    4753 North Broadway, Suite 502

    Chicago, IL 

    773-271-0899

    The Mission of Asian Americans Advancing Justice is to promote a fair and equitable society for all by working for civil and human rights and empowering Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and other underserved communities. 

  10. Assyrian National Council of Illinois

    2450 W. Peterson

    Chicago, IL

    773-262-5589

    Assyrian National Council of Illinois is a nationwide non-profit organization that promotes public awareness of Assyrian issues, encourages greater American-Assyrian participation in the American democratic process, and assists in humanitarian and development programs in Illinois and all over USA, and also in Middle East where the Assyrian community resides.

  11. Cambodian Association of Illinois

    2831 W. Lawrence Avenue
    Chicago, IL
    773-878-7090
    Cambodian Association of Illinois enables refugees and immigrants from Cambodia residing in Illinois, especially those in metropolitan Chicago, to become self-sufficient, productive participants in American society while preserving and enhancing their cultural heritage and community.
  12. Centro de Informacion

    28 N. Grove Ave. Suite 200

    Elgin, IL

    847-695-9050

    We empower Hispanics and others to integrate in the larger community through education, counseling, and advocacy.

  13. Centro de Trabajadores Unidos

    3200 E. 91st Street
    Chicago, IL
    773-297-3370
    The mission of Centro de Trabajadores Unidos is to have a powerful immigrant run organization in the southeast side of Chicago that will educate workers on their rights, develop leadership within the immigrant community, support and organize all workers as they fight for their rights in the workplace and fight for changing policy that increases standards for immigrant workers.  The long-term vision would also include a component that would offer career advancement so immigrant workers can advance from low-wage low-skill jobs into the high-skill jobs of our new economy.
  14. Centro Romero

    6216 N. Clark Street
    Chicago, IL
    773-508-5300
    Centro Romero is a community-based organization that serves the refugee immigrant population on the northeast side of Chicago. Our interrelated programs include adult education, women's empowerment projects, legal assitance, and youth learning and leadership development as well as special projects such as Community organizing and HIV/AIDS Outreach and Education.
  15. Chicago Celts for Immigration Reform

  16. Chicago Community and Workers Rights

    3200 S. Kedzie Avenue
    Chicago, IL
    773-653-3664
    The Mission of Chicago Community and Workers' Rights (CCWR) is to organize educational activities and promote leadership in defence of workers' rights.
  17. Chicago Irish Immigrant Support

    4626 N. Knox Avenue, #308B

    Chicago, IL

    773-282-8445

    Chicago Irish Immigrant Support is a not-for-profit organization which serves the needs of Irish immigrants and Irish Americans in the Chicago area and beyond. We are a direct services agency providing frontline immigration services and social services.  We have a particular emphasis on serving the needs of our most vulnerable community members, especially the elderly.

  18. Chicago Legal Clinic

    Chicago Legal Clinic, Inc.
    2938 E. 91st Street
    Chicago, IL 60617
    Phone (773) 731-1762
    Fax (773) 731-4264

    The Chicago Legal Clinic is a premier provider of community-based quality
    legal services to the underserved and disadvantaged in the Chicago area.

  19. Chicago New Sanctuary Coalition

    4750 N. Sheridan Road, Suite 429
    Chicago, IL
    773-293-2964

    The Chicago New Sanctuary Coalition is a coalition called to engage faith communities and leaders through education, advocacy, and action to work for immigrant justice.  We will educate all people about the failures of our nation's current immigration system. Through this transformative education, we will stand together as one prophetic voice demanding the most just and humane immigration policies necessary to ensure that not just our religious community, but our nation, is a sanctuary of peace and justice for all people.

  20. Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America

    4750 N. Sheridan Road, Suite 429,

    Chicago, Illinois, 60640

    773-293-3680

    The Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America (CRLN)  builds partnerships among social movements and organized communities within and between the U.S. and Latin America. We work together through popular education, grassroots organizing, public policy advocacy, and direct action to dismantle U.S. militarism, neoliberal economic and immigration policy, and other forms of state and institutional violence.We are united by our liberating faiths and inspired by the power of people to organize and to find allies to work for sustainable economies, just relationships and human dignity.  

    La Red de Líderes Religiosos de Chicago para Latinoamérica (CRLN) construye alianzas entre movimientos sociales y comunidades organizadas en EE.UU. y entre los pueblos de las Américas. Trabajamos juntos por medio de la educación popular, la organización de base comunitaria, la promoción de políticas públicas, y la demostración no violenta pero energética para desmilitarizar nuestras sociedades, crear alternativas a la economía neoliberal y desmantelar la política de inmigración de EE.UU, y otras formas de violencia institucional y de Estado. Estamos unidos por nuestras fes liberadoras e inspirados por el poder de la gente para organizar y encontrar aliados para trabajar por economías sostenibles, relaciones justas y la dignidad humana.

  21. Chicago Workers' Collaborative

    5014 S. Ashland Avenue
    Chicago
    877-775-8242

    Chicago Workers' Collaborative  is an Illinois non-profit organization founded in 2000 that promotes full employment and equality for the lowest wage-earners in the Chicago region through leadership and skills training, critical assistance and services, advocacy and collaborative action.

  22. Chinese American Service League

    2141 South Tan Court

    Chicago, IL 60616

    312-791-0418

    Since Day One, CASL has been in a state of evolution, but the mission has never changed: to meet the needs of the community it serves with a compassionate heart. CASL gives dignity and opportunity to those who not only need it, but also are willing to work to achieve their goals.
  23. Chinese Mutual Aid Association

    1016 West Argyle Street
    Chicago, IL
    773-784-2900
    Chinese Mutual Aid Association (CMAA) is a community-based social services agency targeting the immigrant and low-income community. 
  24. Communities United

    4749 N. Kedzie Ave., 2nd Floor

    Chicago, IL 60625

    (773) 583-1387

    Fax: (773) 583-1487

    As a grassroots social justice organization, Communities United builds power by developing local leadership and empowering communities to identify and address the root causes of inequity at the neighborhood, city, state and national levels. We believe that community members hold the solutions to the challenges they face. Through a community organizing approach, Communities United develops institutions and community residents as leaders, convenes broad-based coalitions, and unites people across age, race, ethnicity, income, sexual orientation, gender identity, abilities and religion to advance structural change that concretely improves peoples’ lives.  

    Communities United strives to be a “learning organization,” continually developing our analysis of economic, racial, gender, LGBTQ and disability justice as critical lenses through which we approach our work.  

    Communities United addresses six issue areas through its organizing: 

    1) Improving the quality of public education, particularly for low-income students, with an emphasis on increasing high school graduation rates, college readiness, and college enrollment rates;  

    2) Addressing the issue of violence and gang involvement through a?positive youth investment framework that promotes investment in youth employment opportunities and youth programming for teenagers;  

    3) Promoting immigrant rights with a focus on increasing access to higher education for undocumented students;  

    4) Preserving affordable and quality housing to maintain the rich ethnic, religious, and cultural diversity of our communities; and  

    5) Increasing access to preventative and emergency healthcare for the uninsured. 

    6) organizing for improved work conditions and a living wage for low-income workers throughout Chicago.

    For more information about Communities United, please contact our office at (773) 583-1387.

  25. Community Health Partnership of Illinois

    205 W. Randolph St. Suite 2222
    Chicago, IL
    312-795-0000

    CHP’s philosophy of health care builds upon the language, beliefs and culture of the communities we serve. Our mission is to:

    • Improve the health and well-being of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families by providing quality, accessible, affordable and culturally-compatible health care, and
    • Enable the farm worker community to prevent and manage health problems and effectively utilize the health care syste
  26. Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago

    231 S State Street, Suite 300
    Chicago, IL
    312-506-0070

    To be the unifying federation of Islamic organizations of Greater Chicago, the leading advocate of Muslim community interests and a catalyst for enriching American Society.

  27. Council on American-Islamic Relations

    28 E. Jackson Blvd, Suite 1700
    Chicago, IL
    312-212-1520
    CAIR-Chicago is the main office of the Illinois chapter of CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) serving the neighboring Midwest. CAIR is the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy group.
  28. East Central Illinois Refugee & Mutual Assistance Center

    302 S. Birch Street
    Urbana, IL
    217-344-8455

    The purpose of the East Central Illinois Refugee Mutual Assistance Center (AKA ECIRMAC or Refugee Center) is to aid in the resettlement of refugees and immigrants, regardless of country or origin, in the East-Central Illinois area and to aid in the exchange and preservation of their respective cultures. The corporation shall maintain in the State of Illinois a registered office and a registered agent at such office and may have other offices within the state.

  29. ENLACE Chicago

    2756 S Harding Ave,

    Chicago, IL 60623

    (773) 542-9233

    Enlace Chicago is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of the residents of the Little Village community by fostering a physically safe and healthy environment in which to live and by championing opportunities for educational advancement and economic development.

  30. Erie Neighborhood House

    1701 W. Superior Street
    Chicago, IL
    312-563-5800
    Erie Neighborhood House is a community service agency founded in 1870 that promotes a just and inclusive society by strengthening low-income, primarily Latino families through skill-building, access to critical resources, advocacy and collaborative action.
  31. Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago

    1730 W. Greenleaf Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60626

    (773) 508 0303
    Fax-(773) 508 0309 

    The Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago (ECAC) is a not-for-profit, non-political, tax-exempt organization committed to serving the educational, cultural, psychological, and socio-economic needs of Ethiopians in Chicago land and the surrounding areas. ECAC also responds to the needs of other similarly situated groups who might seek its services.  ECAC endeavors to facilitate the overall adjustment, stability, growth and development of its constituency. ECAC’s mission is charitable and educational.

  32. Family Focus Inc

    310 S. Peoria Street
    Suite 301 
    Chicago, IL 60607
    312-421-5200 

    We help parents gain confidence and competence as the primary caregivers and educators of their children.  We provide parents and their children with critical resources and learning opportunities to encourage healthy development in their communities.

  33. Federacions de Clubes Michoacanos

    1638 S. Blue Island Ave.
    Chicago Illinois 60608
     312-491-9317
    Fax 312-491-9327
    Promover el bienestar y el progreso de los michoacanos y mexicanos tanto en el medio oeste de Estados Unidos, como en el Estado de Michoacán, México, a través de proyectos educativos, culturales, productivos y sociales dentro de un cuento binacional.
  34. Fenix Family Health Center

    130 Washington Ave

    Highwood, IL 60040

    847-909-2004

    Fenix is a high quality comprehensive family healthcare facility providing services primarily to low income and Spanish speaking immigrant families in Lake County, Illinois. The primary focus of Fenix is to provide respectful care by meeting the needs of the patients with flexible hours, 24 hour emergency availability, and the integration of mental health services whenever needed.

  35. Hanul Family Alliance

    5008 N.Kedzie Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60625
    (773) 478-8851

    Mission:To provide comprehensive community-based services to meet the needs of Korean-American seniors and families to enhance their quality of life. 

    Vision: Hanul Family Alliance strives to be a leading organization by becoming an efficient, effective, and supportive provider of social services to an ever changing Korean-American community.

    Location

    1. Chicago Office: 5008 N. Kedzie Ave Chicago, IL 60625 Phone: 773-478-8851
    2. Suburban Office 1166 S. Elmhurst Rd Mt. Prospect, IL 60056 Phone: 847-439-5195
    3. Lake County Office 333 East Illinois Route 83, Suite B-6, Mundelein, IL 60060 Phone: 847-393-7488
  36. Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Rights

    208 S. LaSalle Street

    Suite 1300

    Chicago, IL 60604

    312-660-1300

    Heartland Alliance, one of the world’s leading anti-poverty organizations, works in communities in the U.S. and abroad to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety. It provides a comprehensive array of services in the areas of health, housing, jobs and justice – and leads state and national policy efforts, which target lasting change for individuals and society.

  37. Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society

    216 W Jackson St, Suite 700
    Chicago, IL 60606
    312-357-4666

    The mission of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS Chicago) is to guide Jewish immigrants and others through the immigration process to the ultimate goal of United States citizenship; to aid them in bringing their families here as new immigrants and to reunite them with family or friends already here; to foster American ideals among the newcomers and to instill a knowledge of American history and institutions, a sense of true patriotism and love for their adopted country, and to make better known to the people of the United States the need to promote immigration. In 1911, the founders of HIAS Chicago made a commitment to help newly arrived immigrants, welcoming strangers as friends in a new land.

  38. Hispanic American Community Education and Services

    641 Lorraine Avenue

    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (847) 244-0300

    HACES’ mission is to strengthen the lives of immigrants through quality programs and services assisting individuals to restore their self-confidence by closing education, language and cultural gaps between clients and the larger community. HACES is built on the strong belief in equal rights for all, advocating the need to keep families together, providing readiness and support to the overall well-being of the individual, thus allowing them to become independent.


  39. Indo-American Center

    6328 N. California Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60659

    (773) 973-4444

    The Indo American Center (IAC) addresses the needs of South Asian immigrants as well as people from more than twenty nations the world over. IAC provides services that facilitate their adjustment, integration, and friendship with the wider society, nurture their sense of community, and foster appreciation for the diversity of culture and heritage.

  40. Instituto del Progreso Latino

    2520 S. Western Ave. 

    Chicago, IL 60608 

    Phone: (773) 890-0055 

    Fax: (773) 890-1537

    Our mission is to contribute to the fullest development of Latino immigrants and their families through education, training, and employment that fosters full participation in the changing US society while preserving cultural identity and dignity.

  41. International Institute/LACASA

    4433 Broadway
    Gary, IN 46409
    (219) 980-4636

    International Community Alliance (ICA) works to bring access to resources and create opportunities for our immigrant and Latino communities. Our object is provide assistance, activities and programs that benefit low-income persons and their families and create the means of improving the quality of life in these immigrant and Latino communities. 

  42. Iraqi Mutual Aid Society

    2600 W. Peterson Ave, Suite 100
    Chicago, IL  60659
    773-409-4597

    The Iraqi Mutual Aid Society fosters the well-being and self-sufficiency of Iraqi refugees and all Middle Eastern immigrants in the United States through easing their transition to life in America. IMAS also forges connections between Iraqi and American society and facilitates the preservation and exchange of Iraqi culture.

  43. Jewish Child and Family Services

    216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 800
    Chicago, IL 60606

    312-357-4800

    It is the mission of Jewish child & Family Services to provide help, healing and caring services infused with Jewish values to strengthen lives in the community
  44. Jewish Council On Urban Affairs

    610 S. Michigan Ave.

    Chicago IL 60605
    Phone: 312-663-0960

    Fax: 312-663-5305

    The Jewish Council on Urban Affairs seeks to bring the prophetic values of Judaism to urban life and to understand the complexities of urban society. We strive to guarantee the triumph of justice over injustice, humanity over inhumanity, love over hatred. To continue this struggle and to intensify this search is our task.

  45. Just Ventures

    773-203-6159

    Just Ventures was formed in order to support, promote and foster strategic change, to assist social justice organizations and initiatives to realize their visions and goals, and to help build broad coalitions, partnerships, and collaborations seeking progressive solutions.

  46. Korean American Community Services

    4300 N California Ave

    Chicago, IL 60618

    Phone : 773-583-5501

    Fax : 773-583-7009

    Korean American Community Services has over 40 years of experience providing comprehensive social services to Korean Americans and other community members so that all may fulfill their needs and lead dignified and meaningful lives. We have created this web site as a public service, offering information about our agency and services, as well as matters of concern to our constituents and supporters, so please explore it to learn more about us, including our staff, our programs, and ways that you can get involved.

  47. Korean American Resource and Cultural Center

    6212 N. Lincoln Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659  
     773-588-9158
    KRCC’s mission is to empower the Korean American community through education, social service, organizing/advocacy and culture. KRCC serves the Korean American community of greater Chicago, now estimated at 100,000.
  48. Law Offices of Mony Ruiz-Velasco

    180 W Adams Street Suite 700,
    Chicago, Illinois
    (312) 307-9039

    The Law Offices of Mony Ruiz-Velasco is a Chicago-based law firm providing legal representation exclusively in immigration matters. With more than 30 years of combined experience, we are committed to providing quality legal services and counsel to our clients and our communities. Our attorneys are experienced in the area of immigration law and procedure and will represent and guide you through the process. Our goal is to give you honest and practical legal advice about your immigration legal options and provide you with counsel and representation throughout the process.

    We provide legal counsel and representation to individuals all over the United States, with a focus in the Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.

  49. Law Offices of Susan Fortino-Brown

    53 W. Jackson Blvd. Suite 1160
    Chicago, Illinois 60604
    Phone: (312) 341-9009
    Fax: (312) 341-9985

    We are a national practice focusing on Immigration & Nationality Law. We are certified by the State of Illinois and Indiana as a Women and Minority Business.  While our practice within Immigration Law is intentionally diverse, the focus is on our clients’ needs in Business Immigration, including E visas, H-1B, J-1, O-1, Q-1 and other non-immigrant Visa Petitions. We also concentrate in Labor Certification, Permanent Residence, Family Immigration, Deportation Defense, and Asylum matters. As a matter of course, we service our clients using our immigration expertise; but perhaps as importantly, we also work to add value to our clients through liaison efforts with government officials, through up-to-date knowledge of pertinent legislative changes and through cultural awareness and sensitivity toward the individual going through the immigration process.

  50. Logan Square Neighborhood Association

    2840 N. Milwaukee Avenue 
    ChicagoIL 60618 
    773-384-4370
    The Logan Square Neighborhood Association’s (LSNA) mission is to convene a network of neighbors, schools, businesses, social service agencies, faith communities, and other organizations to collaborate for thriving communities in Logan Square, Avondale, and Lathrop Homes. LSNA is committed to empowering and maintaining these communities as diverse, safe, and affordable neighborhoods in which to live and work, learn and grow.
  51. Mano a Mano Family Resource Center

    6 E. Main Street
    Round Lake Park, IL 60073
    English: (847) 201-1521
    Spanish: (847) 201-1522
    Fax: (847) 270-3209
    The Mission of Mano a Mano Family Resource Center, as stated on the home page, is to "empower immigrant and underserved families of Lake County to become full participants in American life by providing quality programs and services that educate and establish links to essential community resources. Our mission is sustained by our respect for human dignity and our belief in the equality of all people."
  52. Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit

    2020 West Morse Ave

    Chicago, IL

    Our presence as Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit in this province or anywhere in the world is to be one of interiority and creativity. By our lifestyle, our love for other, our involvement with the things of the Lord, and our engagement in a variety of ministries, we become conversant with both the “still point” and the “turning world”. We offer this pattern of the Gospel which we ourselves live to the society of our times in such a way that by the power of the Holy Spirit working through us that society might be encouraged, healed, sanctified, and made whole.

  53. Mujeres Latinas en Accion

    2124 West 21st Place
    Chicago,IL 60608
    (773) 890-7676
    (773) 890-7650 Fax

    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.

  54. Muslim Women's Resource Center

    6349 N. Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL
    773-764-1686

    Muslim Women Resource Center’s mission is to assist immigrant and refugee Muslim women overcome cultural and language barriers, and prepare them with appropriate Occupational skills to become self sufficient and ready to enter the job market.

  55. National Immigrant Justice Center

    208 S. LaSalle St.

    Suite 1300

    Chicago, IL  60604

    Heartland Alliance's National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) is dedicated to ensuring human rights protections and access to justice for all immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers.
     
    NIJC provides direct legal services to and advocates for these populations through policy reform, impact litigation, and public education. Since its founding three decades ago, NIJC has been unique in blending individual client advocacy with broad-based systemic change.

  56. PASO – West Suburban Action Project

    3415 W North Ave, Suite D

    Melrose Park, IL 60160

    708-410-2000

    PASO is a community-based social justice organization that works to engage community members to act through their faith and values to address issues that affect them, their families, and neighbors with the mission to build stronger communities where all residents can live dignified lives regardless of their race, socioeconomic or immigration status.

  57. Polish American Association

    3834 N. Cicero Ave.
    Chicago, Illinois, 60641
    Phone: (773)282-8206

    6276 W. Archer Ave.
    Chicago, Illinois, 60638 (South Side)
    Phone: (773) 767-7773

    The mission of the Polish American Association, a human service agency, is to serve the diverse needs of the Polish community in the Chicago metro area by providing resources for changing lives, with emphasis on assisting immigrants.

  58. Project Irene

    2319 Clarence Ave

    Berwyn, IL

  59. Puentes de Esperanza

    8 Executive Dr.  

    Ste. 200

    Fairview Heights, IL 62208

    618-688-4727
    info@hoyleton.org

    Hoyleton’s Puentes de Esperanza (Bridges of Hope) program is a trusted resource for Southern Illinois’ Spanish-speaking residents. Our staff provides services that address their physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs during their journey to become a vibrant part of our communities.

  60. Refugee One

    4753 N. Broadway
    Suite 401
    Chicago, IL 60640
    p: (773) 989-5647
    f: (773) 989-0484
    info@refugeeone.org

    We create opportunity for refugees fleeing war, terror, and persecution to build new lives of safety, dignity, and self-reliance.

  61. Saint Anthony Hospital

    Saint Anthony Hospital
    2875 West 19th Street

    Chicago, IL  60623
    773-484-1000

    Saint Anthony Hospital is an independent, nonprofit, faith-based, acute care, community hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the families on the West Side and Southwest Side of Chicago.

    We have grown to provide medical care, social services, and community outreach to the residents of eight city neighborhoods: Little Village, North Lawndale, Pilsen, Brighton Park, Back of the Yards, McKinley Park, Archer Heights, and Austin, as well as suburban Cicero.

    Saint Anthony offers quality services close to home, caring for people regardless of their nationality, religious affiliation and ability to pay.

  62. SEIU – Local 1

    111 E Wacker

    Suite 1700

    Chicago, IL  60601

    (877) 233-8880

    The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is 2 million working people and 50,000 retirees united to improve services and our communities throughout North America.

  63. South-East Asia Center

    South-East Asia Center
    5120 N. Broadway Street
    Chicago, IL
    773-989-6927
    South-East Asia Center’s mission is to build bridges of understanding and cooperation amongst all Asian people as well as between peoples of Eastern and Western upbringing. We work with native-born Americans and immigrants, promoting mutual understanding and cooperation.
  64. Southwest Organizing Project

    Southwest Organizing Project
    2609 West 63rd Street
    Chicago
    773-471-8208
    SWOP’s mission is to build a broad-based organization of churches, mosques, schools, and other institutions in Southwest Chicago, which will enable families to exercise common values, determine their own future and connect with each other to improve life in their neighborhoods.
  65. Southwest Suburban Immigrant Project

    P.O. BOX 208 Bolingbrook, IL 60440

     630-296-6755

    Southwest Suburban Immigrant Project is a nonprofit organization committed to community organizing for the rights of immigrants in Chicago’s southwest suburbs through education, civic engagement, and advocacy.

  66. St. Joseph Services

    1501 N. Oakley Blvd.

    Chicago, IL 60622

    (773) 278-0484

    Inspired by the vision of St. Vincent de Paul, St. Joseph Services educates youth and adults, developing values and talents through collaborations to strengthen communities.

  67. Swagat Immigration Law

    35 E Upper Wacker Dr #1750
    Chicago, IL 60601

    (312) 854-7065

    At SwagatUSA, we stand in stark contrast to high-volume, factory-style law firms where your immigration matter is simply a number. We know your immigration matter is important to you, and therefore, our mission is to offer you the highest quality services customized to fit your needs. Put simply it’s our goal to be the best immigration attorney in Chicago and more. At your consultation, we will dig into your individual and specific situation with great detail and analyze your needs legally, financially, and socially. Together, we will find a package that best meets your immigration attorney needs.  

  68. The Immigration Project

    211 Landmark Drive, Suite B3A
    Normal, IL 61761-9680
    info@immigrationproject.org
    Telephone: 309-829-8703
    Fax: 309-807-2753

    The Immigration Project is the principal provider of non-profit immigration, legal services in Central and Southern Illinois.  We are staffed by experienced immigration attorneys and excellent support professionals.The mission of the Immigration Project is to improve access to affordable, high quality immigrant legal services in downstate Illinois.

  69. The Resurrection Project

    The Resurrection Project
    1818 S. Paulina Ave
    Chicago, IL
    312-666-1323
    Our mission is to build relationships and challenge people to act on their faith and values to create healthy communities through organizing, education and community development.
  70. The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union – Local 881

    Local 881 UFCW
    10400 W. Higgins Road, Suite 500
    Rosemont, IL 60018-3705
    (847) 294-5064

    Local 881 UFCW represents 34,000 members employed in retail food and drug stores throughout Illinois and Northwest Indiana, as well as a professional division comprised of health and nursing home workers, barbers and cosmetologists, and workers in other retail and service industries. Local 881 is among the largest affiliates of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, which represents 1.3 million members in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

  71. UE Western Regional Council

    37 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60607
     (312) 829-8300
  72. United African Organization

    United African Organization

    3424 S. State Street,Suite 3C8-2

    Chicago, IL
    312-949-9980

    The United African Organization is a dynamic coalition of African national associations that promotes social and economic justice, civic participation, and empowerment of African immigrants and refugees in Illinois.

  73. United Taxidrivers Community Council

    2040 N Milwaukee Ave,
    Chicago, Illinois 60647

    (773) 342-8822

    The United Taxidrivers Community Council (UTCC) was founded in January 2008, representing the unification of the bases of several grassroots taxi driver-led struggles throughout the previous year. Most of these campaigns were active at the time of the inception of the alliance, while others had already achieved a great deal of success. The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) played an instrumental role in bringing together the various taxi driver-led struggles that it had already been actively supporting over the past year.

  74. University YMCA

    University YMCA
    1001 South Wright Street
    Champaign, IL
    217-337-1500
    The University YMCA shall challenge and nurture the mind and spirit of individuals and communities to develop and practice ethical principles and responsible leadership for social justice and the integrity of our natural world.
  75. Vietnamese Association of Illinois

    Vietnamese Association of Illinois
    5110 N Broadway St
    Chicago, IL
    773-728-3700

    Our Mission is to strengthen and perpetuate the unity and solidarity of the Vietnamese residing in the state of Illinois.

    To generate and implement the mutual assistance spirit among the Vietnamese ethnic group members.

    To promote, support and develop cultural, social and educational programs to serve people in Illinois.

    To foster the development and strength of various Vietnamese organizations in the state of Illinois.

  76. World Relief - Moline

    World Relief - Moline
    1204 4th Avenue
    Moline, IL
    Empowering the local Church to serve the most vulnerable
  77. World Relief Aurora/Dupage

    73 S. LaSalle Street

    Aurora, IL 60505

    (630) 906-9546

    Empowering the local Church to serve the most vulnerable

  78. World Relief Chicago

    3507 W Lawrence Ave #208

    Chicago, IL 60625

    (773) 583-9191

    Empowering the local Church to serve the most vulnerable

  79. Youth Service Bureau of Illinois Valley

    424 W. Madison
    Ottawa, IL 61350
    P (815) 433-3953
    contactus@ysbiv.org
    As a community-based agency, YSB responds to the needs of children and youth through a variety of programs with the purpose of enhancing the quality of life for all children, youth and families.YSB's Mission is to help young people and families succeed by serving them in their home, school, and community.
  1. Access Community Health Network

    222 N. Canal Street

    Chicago, IL

    866-882-2237

    The mission of ACCESS is to provide outstanding preventive and primary health care, accessible to all in their own communities.

  2. Access Living

    115 West Chicago Avenue

    Chicago, IL

    312-640-2100
    Access Living is a cross-disability organization governed and staffed by a majority of people with disabilities.

    Access Living fosters the dignity, pride and self-esteem of people with disabilities and enhances the options available to them so they may choose and maintain individualized and satisfying lifestyles.

    To this end, Access Living offers peer-oriented independent living services; public education, awareness and development; individualized and systemic advocacy; and enforcement of civil rights on behalf of people with disabilities.

    Access Living recognizes the innate rights, abilities, needs and diversity of people with disabilities, works toward their full integration into community life and serves as an agent of social change.

  3. Adult Learning Resource Center

    2626 S. Clearbrook Drive
    Arlington Heights, IL
    847-378-6225
    For over 35 years the Adult Learning Resource Center (ALRC) has provided expert professional development for adult and family educators. Whether providing training for instructional or program development, the ALRC utilizes content expertise and current research to deliver high quality services to individuals, programs, and state networks. 

  4. Albany Park Community Center

    3403 West Lawrence Avenue
    Chicago, IL
    773-583-5111
    The Albany Park Community Center educates and supports members of the community as they determine their own path of growth and development, by providing diverse programs and services for individuals, families, groups and businesses.

  5. Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment

    800 S. Wells Suite 1449
    Chicago, IL
    312-353-0138
    AFIRE’s mission is to build the capacity of Filipino American community to effect constructive social change through grassroots education, action, research, and services. AFIRE takes inspiration from the United Nation’s "recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family as the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world."

  6. Apna Ghar Inc

    4350 N Broadway, 2nd Floor
    Chicago, IL 60613
    Office: (773) 883-4663
    Fax: (773) 883-4664

    At Apna Ghar we recognize that immigrant survivors of gender violence in the United States face unique challenges, including limited access to legal, social, protective and support services. Apna Ghar provides comprehensive and holistic services to survivors as they begin their journeys of healing and empowerment. We also conduct community education and address systemic barriers that immigrant survivors face.

  7. Arab American Action Network

    3148 West 63rd Street
    Chicago, IL
    773-436-6060

    The Arab American Action Network (AAAN) strives to strengthen the Arab community in the Chicago area by building its capacity to be an active agent for positive social change. As a grassroots nonprofit, our strategies include community organizing, advocacy, education, providing social services, leadership development, cultural outreach and forging productive relationships with other communities.

    Our vision is for a strong Arab American community whose members have the power to make decisions about actions and policies that affect their lives and have access to a range of social, political, cultural and economic opportunities in a context of equity and social justice.

  8. Arab American Family Services

    9044 S. Octavia
    Bridgeview, IL
    708-599-2237
    AAFS' mission is to change and impact the quality of life by serving and building stronger and healthier generations of Arab Americans in our communities.

  9. Asian Americans Advancing Justice

    4753 North Broadway, Suite 502

    Chicago, IL 

    773-271-0899

    The Mission of Asian Americans Advancing Justice is to promote a fair and equitable society for all by working for civil and human rights and empowering Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and other underserved communities. 

  10. Assyrian National Council of Illinois

    2450 W. Peterson

    Chicago, IL

    773-262-5589

    Assyrian National Council of Illinois is a nationwide non-profit organization that promotes public awareness of Assyrian issues, encourages greater American-Assyrian participation in the American democratic process, and assists in humanitarian and development programs in Illinois and all over USA, and also in Middle East where the Assyrian community resides.

  11. Cambodian Association of Illinois

    2831 W. Lawrence Avenue
    Chicago, IL
    773-878-7090
    Cambodian Association of Illinois enables refugees and immigrants from Cambodia residing in Illinois, especially those in metropolitan Chicago, to become self-sufficient, productive participants in American society while preserving and enhancing their cultural heritage and community.

  12. Centro de Informacion

    28 N. Grove Ave. Suite 200

    Elgin, IL

    847-695-9050

    We empower Hispanics and others to integrate in the larger community through education, counseling, and advocacy.

  13. Centro de Trabajadores Unidos

    3200 E. 91st Street
    Chicago, IL
    773-297-3370
    The mission of Centro de Trabajadores Unidos is to have a powerful immigrant run organization in the southeast side of Chicago that will educate workers on their rights, develop leadership within the immigrant community, support and organize all workers as they fight for their rights in the workplace and fight for changing policy that increases standards for immigrant workers.  The long-term vision would also include a component that would offer career advancement so immigrant workers can advance from low-wage low-skill jobs into the high-skill jobs of our new economy.

  14. Centro Romero

    6216 N. Clark Street
    Chicago, IL
    773-508-5300
    Centro Romero is a community-based organization that serves the refugee immigrant population on the northeast side of Chicago. Our interrelated programs include adult education, women's empowerment projects, legal assitance, and youth learning and leadership development as well as special projects such as Community organizing and HIV/AIDS Outreach and Education.

  15. Chicago Celts for Immigration Reform

  16. Chicago Community and Workers Rights

    3200 S. Kedzie Avenue
    Chicago, IL
    773-653-3664
    The Mission of Chicago Community and Workers' Rights (CCWR) is to organize educational activities and promote leadership in defence of workers' rights.

  17. Chicago Irish Immigrant Support

    4626 N. Knox Avenue, #308B

    Chicago, IL

    773-282-8445

    Chicago Irish Immigrant Support is a not-for-profit organization which serves the needs of Irish immigrants and Irish Americans in the Chicago area and beyond. We are a direct services agency providing frontline immigration services and social services.  We have a particular emphasis on serving the needs of our most vulnerable community members, especially the elderly.

  18. Chicago Legal Clinic

    Chicago Legal Clinic, Inc.
    2938 E. 91st Street
    Chicago, IL 60617
    Phone (773) 731-1762
    Fax (773) 731-4264

    The Chicago Legal Clinic is a premier provider of community-based quality
    legal services to the underserved and disadvantaged in the Chicago area.

  19. Chicago New Sanctuary Coalition

    4750 N. Sheridan Road, Suite 429
    Chicago, IL
    773-293-2964

    The Chicago New Sanctuary Coalition is a coalition called to engage faith communities and leaders through education, advocacy, and action to work for immigrant justice.  We will educate all people about the failures of our nation's current immigration system. Through this transformative education, we will stand together as one prophetic voice demanding the most just and humane immigration policies necessary to ensure that not just our religious community, but our nation, is a sanctuary of peace and justice for all people.

  20. Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America

    4750 N. Sheridan Road, Suite 429,

    Chicago, Illinois, 60640

    773-293-3680

    The Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America (CRLN)  builds partnerships among social movements and organized communities within and between the U.S. and Latin America. We work together through popular education, grassroots organizing, public policy advocacy, and direct action to dismantle U.S. militarism, neoliberal economic and immigration policy, and other forms of state and institutional violence.We are united by our liberating faiths and inspired by the power of people to organize and to find allies to work for sustainable economies, just relationships and human dignity.  

    La Red de Líderes Religiosos de Chicago para Latinoamérica (CRLN) construye alianzas entre movimientos sociales y comunidades organizadas en EE.UU. y entre los pueblos de las Américas. Trabajamos juntos por medio de la educación popular, la organización de base comunitaria, la promoción de políticas públicas, y la demostración no violenta pero energética para desmilitarizar nuestras sociedades, crear alternativas a la economía neoliberal y desmantelar la política de inmigración de EE.UU, y otras formas de violencia institucional y de Estado. Estamos unidos por nuestras fes liberadoras e inspirados por el poder de la gente para organizar y encontrar aliados para trabajar por economías sostenibles, relaciones justas y la dignidad humana.

  21. Chicago Workers' Collaborative

    5014 S. Ashland Avenue
    Chicago
    877-775-8242

    Chicago Workers' Collaborative  is an Illinois non-profit organization founded in 2000 that promotes full employment and equality for the lowest wage-earners in the Chicago region through leadership and skills training, critical assistance and services, advocacy and collaborative action.

  22. Chinese American Service League

    2141 South Tan Court

    Chicago, IL 60616

    312-791-0418

    Since Day One, CASL has been in a state of evolution, but the mission has never changed: to meet the needs of the community it serves with a compassionate heart. CASL gives dignity and opportunity to those who not only need it, but also are willing to work to achieve their goals.

  23. Chinese Mutual Aid Association

    1016 West Argyle Street
    Chicago, IL
    773-784-2900
    Chinese Mutual Aid Association (CMAA) is a community-based social services agency targeting the immigrant and low-income community. 

  24. Communities United

    4749 N. Kedzie Ave., 2nd Floor

    Chicago, IL 60625

    (773) 583-1387

    Fax: (773) 583-1487

    As a grassroots social justice organization, Communities United builds power by developing local leadership and empowering communities to identify and address the root causes of inequity at the neighborhood, city, state and national levels. We believe that community members hold the solutions to the challenges they face. Through a community organizing approach, Communities United develops institutions and community residents as leaders, convenes broad-based coalitions, and unites people across age, race, ethnicity, income, sexual orientation, gender identity, abilities and religion to advance structural change that concretely improves peoples’ lives.  

    Communities United strives to be a “learning organization,” continually developing our analysis of economic, racial, gender, LGBTQ and disability justice as critical lenses through which we approach our work.  

    Communities United addresses six issue areas through its organizing: 

    1) Improving the quality of public education, particularly for low-income students, with an emphasis on increasing high school graduation rates, college readiness, and college enrollment rates;  

    2) Addressing the issue of violence and gang involvement through a?positive youth investment framework that promotes investment in youth employment opportunities and youth programming for teenagers;  

    3) Promoting immigrant rights with a focus on increasing access to higher education for undocumented students;  

    4) Preserving affordable and quality housing to maintain the rich ethnic, religious, and cultural diversity of our communities; and  

    5) Increasing access to preventative and emergency healthcare for the uninsured. 

    6) organizing for improved work conditions and a living wage for low-income workers throughout Chicago.

    For more information about Communities United, please contact our office at (773) 583-1387.

  25. Community Health Partnership of Illinois

    205 W. Randolph St. Suite 2222
    Chicago, IL
    312-795-0000

    CHP’s philosophy of health care builds upon the language, beliefs and culture of the communities we serve. Our mission is to:

    • Improve the health and well-being of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families by providing quality, accessible, affordable and culturally-compatible health care, and
    • Enable the farm worker community to prevent and manage health problems and effectively utilize the health care syste

  26. Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago

    231 S State Street, Suite 300
    Chicago, IL
    312-506-0070

    To be the unifying federation of Islamic organizations of Greater Chicago, the leading advocate of Muslim community interests and a catalyst for enriching American Society.

  27. Council on American-Islamic Relations

    28 E. Jackson Blvd, Suite 1700
    Chicago, IL
    312-212-1520
    CAIR-Chicago is the main office of the Illinois chapter of CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) serving the neighboring Midwest. CAIR is the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy group.

  28. East Central Illinois Refugee & Mutual Assistance Center

    302 S. Birch Street
    Urbana, IL
    217-344-8455

    The purpose of the East Central Illinois Refugee Mutual Assistance Center (AKA ECIRMAC or Refugee Center) is to aid in the resettlement of refugees and immigrants, regardless of country or origin, in the East-Central Illinois area and to aid in the exchange and preservation of their respective cultures. The corporation shall maintain in the State of Illinois a registered office and a registered agent at such office and may have other offices within the state.

  29. ENLACE Chicago

    2756 S Harding Ave,

    Chicago, IL 60623

    (773) 542-9233

    Enlace Chicago is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of the residents of the Little Village community by fostering a physically safe and healthy environment in which to live and by championing opportunities for educational advancement and economic development.

  30. Erie Neighborhood House

    1701 W. Superior Street
    Chicago, IL
    312-563-5800
    Erie Neighborhood House is a community service agency founded in 1870 that promotes a just and inclusive society by strengthening low-income, primarily Latino families through skill-building, access to critical resources, advocacy and collaborative action.

  31. Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago

    1730 W. Greenleaf Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60626

    (773) 508 0303
    Fax-(773) 508 0309 

    The Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago (ECAC) is a not-for-profit, non-political, tax-exempt organization committed to serving the educational, cultural, psychological, and socio-economic needs of Ethiopians in Chicago land and the surrounding areas. ECAC also responds to the needs of other similarly situated groups who might seek its services.  ECAC endeavors to facilitate the overall adjustment, stability, growth and development of its constituency. ECAC’s mission is charitable and educational.

  32. Family Focus Inc

    310 S. Peoria Street
    Suite 301 
    Chicago, IL 60607
    312-421-5200 

    We help parents gain confidence and competence as the primary caregivers and educators of their children.  We provide parents and their children with critical resources and learning opportunities to encourage healthy development in their communities.

  33. Federacions de Clubes Michoacanos

    1638 S. Blue Island Ave.
    Chicago Illinois 60608
     312-491-9317
    Fax 312-491-9327
    Promover el bienestar y el progreso de los michoacanos y mexicanos tanto en el medio oeste de Estados Unidos, como en el Estado de Michoacán, México, a través de proyectos educativos, culturales, productivos y sociales dentro de un cuento binacional.

  34. Fenix Family Health Center

    130 Washington Ave

    Highwood, IL 60040

    847-909-2004

    Fenix is a high quality comprehensive family healthcare facility providing services primarily to low income and Spanish speaking immigrant families in Lake County, Illinois. The primary focus of Fenix is to provide respectful care by meeting the needs of the patients with flexible hours, 24 hour emergency availability, and the integration of mental health services whenever needed.

  35. Hanul Family Alliance

    5008 N.Kedzie Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60625
    (773) 478-8851

    Mission:To provide comprehensive community-based services to meet the needs of Korean-American seniors and families to enhance their quality of life. 

    Vision: Hanul Family Alliance strives to be a leading organization by becoming an efficient, effective, and supportive provider of social services to an ever changing Korean-American community.

    Location

    1. Chicago Office: 5008 N. Kedzie Ave Chicago, IL 60625 Phone: 773-478-8851
    2. Suburban Office 1166 S. Elmhurst Rd Mt. Prospect, IL 60056 Phone: 847-439-5195
    3. Lake County Office 333 East Illinois Route 83, Suite B-6, Mundelein, IL 60060 Phone: 847-393-7488

  36. Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Rights

    208 S. LaSalle Street

    Suite 1300

    Chicago, IL 60604

    312-660-1300

    Heartland Alliance, one of the world’s leading anti-poverty organizations, works in communities in the U.S. and abroad to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety. It provides a comprehensive array of services in the areas of health, housing, jobs and justice – and leads state and national policy efforts, which target lasting change for individuals and society.

  37. Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society

    216 W Jackson St, Suite 700
    Chicago, IL 60606
    312-357-4666

    The mission of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS Chicago) is to guide Jewish immigrants and others through the immigration process to the ultimate goal of United States citizenship; to aid them in bringing their families here as new immigrants and to reunite them with family or friends already here; to foster American ideals among the newcomers and to instill a knowledge of American history and institutions, a sense of true patriotism and love for their adopted country, and to make better known to the people of the United States the need to promote immigration. In 1911, the founders of HIAS Chicago made a commitment to help newly arrived immigrants, welcoming strangers as friends in a new land.

  38. Hispanic American Community Education and Services

    641 Lorraine Avenue

    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (847) 244-0300

    HACES’ mission is to strengthen the lives of immigrants through quality programs and services assisting individuals to restore their self-confidence by closing education, language and cultural gaps between clients and the larger community. HACES is built on the strong belief in equal rights for all, advocating the need to keep families together, providing readiness and support to the overall well-being of the individual, thus allowing them to become independent.


  39. Indo-American Center

    6328 N. California Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60659

    (773) 973-4444

    The Indo American Center (IAC) addresses the needs of South Asian immigrants as well as people from more than twenty nations the world over. IAC provides services that facilitate their adjustment, integration, and friendship with the wider society, nurture their sense of community, and foster appreciation for the diversity of culture and heritage.

  40. Instituto del Progreso Latino

    2520 S. Western Ave. 

    Chicago, IL 60608 

    Phone: (773) 890-0055 

    Fax: (773) 890-1537

    Our mission is to contribute to the fullest development of Latino immigrants and their families through education, training, and employment that fosters full participation in the changing US society while preserving cultural identity and dignity.

  41. International Institute/LACASA

    4433 Broadway
    Gary, IN 46409
    (219) 980-4636

    International Community Alliance (ICA) works to bring access to resources and create opportunities for our immigrant and Latino communities. Our object is provide assistance, activities and programs that benefit low-income persons and their families and create the means of improving the quality of life in these immigrant and Latino communities. 

  42. Iraqi Mutual Aid Society

    2600 W. Peterson Ave, Suite 100
    Chicago, IL  60659
    773-409-4597

    The Iraqi Mutual Aid Society fosters the well-being and self-sufficiency of Iraqi refugees and all Middle Eastern immigrants in the United States through easing their transition to life in America. IMAS also forges connections between Iraqi and American society and facilitates the preservation and exchange of Iraqi culture.

  43. Jewish Child and Family Services

    216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 800
    Chicago, IL 60606

    312-357-4800

    It is the mission of Jewish child & Family Services to provide help, healing and caring services infused with Jewish values to strengthen lives in the community

  44. Jewish Council On Urban Affairs

    610 S. Michigan Ave.

    Chicago IL 60605
    Phone: 312-663-0960

    Fax: 312-663-5305

    The Jewish Council on Urban Affairs seeks to bring the prophetic values of Judaism to urban life and to understand the complexities of urban society. We strive to guarantee the triumph of justice over injustice, humanity over inhumanity, love over hatred. To continue this struggle and to intensify this search is our task.

  45. Just Ventures

    773-203-6159

    Just Ventures was formed in order to support, promote and foster strategic change, to assist social justice organizations and initiatives to realize their visions and goals, and to help build broad coalitions, partnerships, and collaborations seeking progressive solutions.

  46. Korean American Community Services

    4300 N California Ave

    Chicago, IL 60618

    Phone : 773-583-5501

    Fax : 773-583-7009

    Korean American Community Services has over 40 years of experience providing comprehensive social services to Korean Americans and other community members so that all may fulfill their needs and lead dignified and meaningful lives. We have created this web site as a public service, offering information about our agency and services, as well as matters of concern to our constituents and supporters, so please explore it to learn more about us, including our staff, our programs, and ways that you can get involved.

  47. Korean American Resource and Cultural Center

    6212 N. Lincoln Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60659  
     773-588-9158
    KRCC’s mission is to empower the Korean American community through education, social service, organizing/advocacy and culture. KRCC serves the Korean American community of greater Chicago, now estimated at 100,000.

  48. Law Offices of Mony Ruiz-Velasco

    180 W Adams Street Suite 700,
    Chicago, Illinois
    (312) 307-9039

    The Law Offices of Mony Ruiz-Velasco is a Chicago-based law firm providing legal representation exclusively in immigration matters. With more than 30 years of combined experience, we are committed to providing quality legal services and counsel to our clients and our communities. Our attorneys are experienced in the area of immigration law and procedure and will represent and guide you through the process. Our goal is to give you honest and practical legal advice about your immigration legal options and provide you with counsel and representation throughout the process.

    We provide legal counsel and representation to individuals all over the United States, with a focus in the Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.

  49. Law Offices of Susan Fortino-Brown

    53 W. Jackson Blvd. Suite 1160
    Chicago, Illinois 60604
    Phone: (312) 341-9009
    Fax: (312) 341-9985

    We are a national practice focusing on Immigration & Nationality Law. We are certified by the State of Illinois and Indiana as a Women and Minority Business.  While our practice within Immigration Law is intentionally diverse, the focus is on our clients’ needs in Business Immigration, including E visas, H-1B, J-1, O-1, Q-1 and other non-immigrant Visa Petitions. We also concentrate in Labor Certification, Permanent Residence, Family Immigration, Deportation Defense, and Asylum matters. As a matter of course, we service our clients using our immigration expertise; but perhaps as importantly, we also work to add value to our clients through liaison efforts with government officials, through up-to-date knowledge of pertinent legislative changes and through cultural awareness and sensitivity toward the individual going through the immigration process.

  50. Logan Square Neighborhood Association

    2840 N. Milwaukee Avenue 
    ChicagoIL 60618 
    773-384-4370
    The Logan Square Neighborhood Association’s (LSNA) mission is to convene a network of neighbors, schools, businesses, social service agencies, faith communities, and other organizations to collaborate for thriving communities in Logan Square, Avondale, and Lathrop Homes. LSNA is committed to empowering and maintaining these communities as diverse, safe, and affordable neighborhoods in which to live and work, learn and grow.

  51. Mano a Mano Family Resource Center

    6 E. Main Street
    Round Lake Park, IL 60073
    English: (847) 201-1521
    Spanish: (847) 201-1522
    Fax: (847) 270-3209
    The Mission of Mano a Mano Family Resource Center, as stated on the home page, is to "empower immigrant and underserved families of Lake County to become full participants in American life by providing quality programs and services that educate and establish links to essential community resources. Our mission is sustained by our respect for human dignity and our belief in the equality of all people."

  52. Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit

    2020 West Morse Ave

    Chicago, IL

    Our presence as Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit in this province or anywhere in the world is to be one of interiority and creativity. By our lifestyle, our love for other, our involvement with the things of the Lord, and our engagement in a variety of ministries, we become conversant with both the “still point” and the “turning world”. We offer this pattern of the Gospel which we ourselves live to the society of our times in such a way that by the power of the Holy Spirit working through us that society might be encouraged, healed, sanctified, and made whole.

  53. Mujeres Latinas en Accion

    2124 West 21st Place
    Chicago,IL 60608
    (773) 890-7676
    (773) 890-7650 Fax

    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.

  54. Muslim Women's Resource Center

    6349 N. Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL
    773-764-1686

    Muslim Women Resource Center’s mission is to assist immigrant and refugee Muslim women overcome cultural and language barriers, and prepare them with appropriate Occupational skills to become self sufficient and ready to enter the job market.

  55. National Immigrant Justice Center

    208 S. LaSalle St.

    Suite 1300

    Chicago, IL  60604

    Heartland Alliance's National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) is dedicated to ensuring human rights protections and access to justice for all immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers.
     
    NIJC provides direct legal services to and advocates for these populations through policy reform, impact litigation, and public education. Since its founding three decades ago, NIJC has been unique in blending individual client advocacy with broad-based systemic change.

  56. PASO – West Suburban Action Project

    3415 W North Ave, Suite D

    Melrose Park, IL 60160

    708-410-2000

    PASO is a community-based social justice organization that works to engage community members to act through their faith and values to address issues that affect them, their families, and neighbors with the mission to build stronger communities where all residents can live dignified lives regardless of their race, socioeconomic or immigration status.

  57. Polish American Association

    3834 N. Cicero Ave.
    Chicago, Illinois, 60641
    Phone: (773)282-8206

    6276 W. Archer Ave.
    Chicago, Illinois, 60638 (South Side)
    Phone: (773) 767-7773

    The mission of the Polish American Association, a human service agency, is to serve the diverse needs of the Polish community in the Chicago metro area by providing resources for changing lives, with emphasis on assisting immigrants.

  58. Project Irene

    2319 Clarence Ave

    Berwyn, IL

  59. Puentes de Esperanza

    8 Executive Dr.  

    Ste. 200

    Fairview Heights, IL 62208

    618-688-4727
    info@hoyleton.org

    Hoyleton’s Puentes de Esperanza (Bridges of Hope) program is a trusted resource for Southern Illinois’ Spanish-speaking residents. Our staff provides services that address their physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs during their journey to become a vibrant part of our communities.

  60. Refugee One

    4753 N. Broadway
    Suite 401
    Chicago, IL 60640
    p: (773) 989-5647
    f: (773) 989-0484
    info@refugeeone.org

    We create opportunity for refugees fleeing war, terror, and persecution to build new lives of safety, dignity, and self-reliance.

  61. Saint Anthony Hospital

    Saint Anthony Hospital
    2875 West 19th Street

    Chicago, IL  60623
    773-484-1000

    Saint Anthony Hospital is an independent, nonprofit, faith-based, acute care, community hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the families on the West Side and Southwest Side of Chicago.

    We have grown to provide medical care, social services, and community outreach to the residents of eight city neighborhoods: Little Village, North Lawndale, Pilsen, Brighton Park, Back of the Yards, McKinley Park, Archer Heights, and Austin, as well as suburban Cicero.

    Saint Anthony offers quality services close to home, caring for people regardless of their nationality, religious affiliation and ability to pay.

  62. SEIU – Local 1

    111 E Wacker

    Suite 1700

    Chicago, IL  60601

    (877) 233-8880

    The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is 2 million working people and 50,000 retirees united to improve services and our communities throughout North America.

  63. South-East Asia Center

    South-East Asia Center
    5120 N. Broadway Street
    Chicago, IL
    773-989-6927
    South-East Asia Center’s mission is to build bridges of understanding and cooperation amongst all Asian people as well as between peoples of Eastern and Western upbringing. We work with native-born Americans and immigrants, promoting mutual understanding and cooperation.

  64. Southwest Organizing Project

    Southwest Organizing Project
    2609 West 63rd Street
    Chicago
    773-471-8208
    SWOP’s mission is to build a broad-based organization of churches, mosques, schools, and other institutions in Southwest Chicago, which will enable families to exercise common values, determine their own future and connect with each other to improve life in their neighborhoods.

  65. Southwest Suburban Immigrant Project

    P.O. BOX 208 Bolingbrook, IL 60440

     630-296-6755

    Southwest Suburban Immigrant Project is a nonprofit organization committed to community organizing for the rights of immigrants in Chicago’s southwest suburbs through education, civic engagement, and advocacy.

  66. St. Joseph Services

    1501 N. Oakley Blvd.

    Chicago, IL 60622

    (773) 278-0484

    Inspired by the vision of St. Vincent de Paul, St. Joseph Services educates youth and adults, developing values and talents through collaborations to strengthen communities.

  67. Swagat Immigration Law

    35 E Upper Wacker Dr #1750
    Chicago, IL 60601

    (312) 854-7065

    At SwagatUSA, we stand in stark contrast to high-volume, factory-style law firms where your immigration matter is simply a number. We know your immigration matter is important to you, and therefore, our mission is to offer you the highest quality services customized to fit your needs. Put simply it’s our goal to be the best immigration attorney in Chicago and more. At your consultation, we will dig into your individual and specific situation with great detail and analyze your needs legally, financially, and socially. Together, we will find a package that best meets your immigration attorney needs.  

  68. The Immigration Project

    211 Landmark Drive, Suite B3A
    Normal, IL 61761-9680
    info@immigrationproject.org
    Telephone: 309-829-8703
    Fax: 309-807-2753

    The Immigration Project is the principal provider of non-profit immigration, legal services in Central and Southern Illinois.  We are staffed by experienced immigration attorneys and excellent support professionals.The mission of the Immigration Project is to improve access to affordable, high quality immigrant legal services in downstate Illinois.

  69. The Resurrection Project

    The Resurrection Project
    1818 S. Paulina Ave
    Chicago, IL
    312-666-1323
    Our mission is to build relationships and challenge people to act on their faith and values to create healthy communities through organizing, education and community development.

  70. The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union – Local 881

    Local 881 UFCW
    10400 W. Higgins Road, Suite 500
    Rosemont, IL 60018-3705
    (847) 294-5064

    Local 881 UFCW represents 34,000 members employed in retail food and drug stores throughout Illinois and Northwest Indiana, as well as a professional division comprised of health and nursing home workers, barbers and cosmetologists, and workers in other retail and service industries. Local 881 is among the largest affiliates of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, which represents 1.3 million members in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

  71. UE Western Regional Council

    37 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60607
     (312) 829-8300

  72. United African Organization

    United African Organization

    3424 S. State Street,Suite 3C8-2

    Chicago, IL
    312-949-9980

    The United African Organization is a dynamic coalition of African national associations that promotes social and economic justice, civic participation, and empowerment of African immigrants and refugees in Illinois.

  73. United Taxidrivers Community Council

    2040 N Milwaukee Ave,
    Chicago, Illinois 60647

    (773) 342-8822

    The United Taxidrivers Community Council (UTCC) was founded in January 2008, representing the unification of the bases of several grassroots taxi driver-led struggles throughout the previous year. Most of these campaigns were active at the time of the inception of the alliance, while others had already achieved a great deal of success. The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) played an instrumental role in bringing together the various taxi driver-led struggles that it had already been actively supporting over the past year.

  74. University YMCA

    University YMCA
    1001 South Wright Street
    Champaign, IL
    217-337-1500
    The University YMCA shall challenge and nurture the mind and spirit of individuals and communities to develop and practice ethical principles and responsible leadership for social justice and the integrity of our natural world.

  75. Vietnamese Association of Illinois

    Vietnamese Association of Illinois
    5110 N Broadway St
    Chicago, IL
    773-728-3700

    Our Mission is to strengthen and perpetuate the unity and solidarity of the Vietnamese residing in the state of Illinois.

    To generate and implement the mutual assistance spirit among the Vietnamese ethnic group members.

    To promote, support and develop cultural, social and educational programs to serve people in Illinois.

    To foster the development and strength of various Vietnamese organizations in the state of Illinois.

  76. World Relief - Moline

    World Relief - Moline
    1204 4th Avenue
    Moline, IL
    Empowering the local Church to serve the most vulnerable

  77. World Relief Aurora/Dupage

    73 S. LaSalle Street

    Aurora, IL 60505

    (630) 906-9546

    Empowering the local Church to serve the most vulnerable

  78. World Relief Chicago

    3507 W Lawrence Ave #208

    Chicago, IL 60625

    (773) 583-9191

    Empowering the local Church to serve the most vulnerable

  79. Youth Service Bureau of Illinois Valley

    424 W. Madison
    Ottawa, IL 61350
    P (815) 433-3953
    contactus@ysbiv.org
    As a community-based agency, YSB responds to the needs of children and youth through a variety of programs with the purpose of enhancing the quality of life for all children, youth and families.YSB's Mission is to help young people and families succeed by serving them in their home, school, and community.