Resources

REPORTS

Affordable Housing

 "Keep Chicago Affordable""Cost Analysis Methodology"-2019 Communities United

"Local Housing Strategies in Action: ROOTS" -2017 Metropolitan Planning Council

Video: "ROOTS -- A Model to Keep Families in Their Homes and Community"- 2017 Communities United

Video: "CMHDC Receives Affordable Rental Housing Preservation Award"- 2017 Communities United

"ROOTS: A Preservation Model For Communities and Schools In Gentrifying Areas"- 2016 Communities United

"Mayor Emanuel's Tax Hike Could Decimate Affordable Rental Housing on Northwest Side"- Communities United 

"Potential Fines Collected Under the Protecting Tenants in Foreclosed Properties Ordinance" 2014 Analysis Conducted by the Keep Chicago Renting Coalition

"Banks Avoid Foreclosure Laws, Uproot Renters: A Call for Enforcement of Tenant Protections," 2011 Lawyers Committee for Better Housing Report

Education

"Big Dollars Little Sense, The Real Facts Behind Mayor Emanuel's Charter Expansion Plan to Relieve Overcrowding" 2013 CUQE & C.S.O.S.O.S Report

"Failed Policies, Broken Futures: The True Cost of Zero Tolerance in Chicago," 2011 Voices of Youth in Chicago Education (VOYCE) Report

"Student-Led Solutions to the Nation's Dropout Crisis," 2011 Voices of Youth in Chicago Education (VOYCE) Report

Healthcare

CHIP Needs Our Help: http://www.everthriveil.org/action-alerts/action-alert-chip-needs-our-help​

Protect PPHF Now: http://www.everthriveil.org/action-alerts/action-alert-protect-pphf-now​

New Resource Page for Chicago Families, visit http://resources.healthychicagobabies.org/

To apply for the New Medicaid, in the state of Illinois, visit http://getcoveredillinois.gov

To get information on how to apply for Obama Care, visit https://www.healthcare.gov

Justice Reinvestment

"Teachers Guide To: Building A Restorative Classroom" Safe Schools Consortium

"$3.4 Trillion Mistake" 2016 Co-authored by Communities United 

"Infographic: $3.4 Trillion Mistake" 2016 Communities United

"Illinois' $83 Billion Mistake" 2016 Communities United

Youth Investment

"Our Lives on the Line: Youth-Led Solutions to Violence in Chicago Neighborhoods," 2011 LIFE (Leaders Investing for Equality) Report