A grassroots social justice organization, that develops local leadership and empowers communities to identify and addresses the root causes of inequity at the neighborhood, city, state and national levels. Through a community organizing approach, 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. Addresses six primary issues: 1) Improving the quality of public education, particularly for low-income students 2) Addressing the issue of violence and gang involvement 3) Promoting immigrant rights 4) Preserving affordable and quality housing 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. Learn more.