The University of Illinois at Chicago seeks to minimize its environmental impact. The Office of Sustainability is your resource for sustainability on campus and crreates a campus environment in which sustainable practices and policies are visible and evident to all.
The Marshall Square Resource Network (MSRN) represents a broad spectrum of agencies working on the east side of Chicago’s Little Village community, known as Marshall Square. MSRN meets monthly to build the capacity of member agencies, create integrated solutions and organize for community change.
360 Nation is a community organization based out of the West Side of Chicago that utilizes relationship building, gifts, and talents to promote self determiination in the Black community.
American Indian Center strives to be the primary cultural and community resource for nearly 65,000 American Indians in Chicagoland’s six county region. Through a combination of short-term relief services and long-term education and support programs, AIC seeks to foster physical and spiritual health in the community, an active connection with traditional values and practices, stronger families with multigenerational bonds, and a rising generation of educated, articulate, and visionary youth.
Sweet Water Foundation practices Regenerative Neighborhood Development, a creative and regenerative social justice method, that creates safe and inspiring spaces and curates healthy, intergenerational communities that transform the ecology of once-blighted neighborhoods.
Sweet Water Foundation utilizes a blend of urban agriculture, art and education to transform vacant spaces and abandoned buildings into economically and ecologically productive and sustainable community assets that produce engaged youth, skilled workers, art, locally-grown food, and affordable housing.