Most recent achievements include the passing of 2307
TARGET Area convenes several coalitions:
Advocacy and Coalition Work
United Congress of Community and Religious Organizations (UCCRO) is a grassroots multiethnic human rights alliance mobilizing people, policy, and ideals to drive societal transformation and forge unity within marginalized communities. We work to increase opportunities for people of color to learn, unite, and mobilize together. (website)
Chicago Equal Voice Network (CEVN) By elevating and strengthening the voices of low income families, the Chicago Equal Voice Network aims to make Chicago a more just and equitable city. (Facebook)
Developing Justice Coalition (DJC) is a cross-community alliance of 24 community groups working to address criminal justice reforms, public safety, and prisoner reentry, all of which have placed a tremendous burden on families in our communities. We have written two legislative proposals that have since become law and raised over $15 million for local safety efforts throughout the state of Illinois.
Right On Justice (ROJ) is is an initiative convened by Communities United, formerly known as Albany Park Neighborhood Council (APNC), the Adler University Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice (IPSSJ), and Woods Fund Chicago. (website)
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