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AmeriCorps -> An instrument for healthier communities Each year, AmeriCorps members manage or mobilize 2.3 million volunteers and leverage $1 billion in resources for nonprofit organizations. In Illinois alone, over 13,000 members are currently serving in 2,000 sites, helping to provide critical...
On the hunt for your next summer read? Interested in gathering a deeper understanding of housing, poverty, and race in America, as mirrored in Chicago? Well then, this list of book recommendations from the Habitat Chicago staff has your name written all over it.
Last fall, Habitat Chicago Executive Director, Jen Parks, offered a challenge to those in attendance at our annual Benefit Breakfast: let us work together to prevent fear and differences from stirring hatred and, instead, let our shared vision of a stronger future be our compass. This summer, we...
What a task it would be for us to try to write an article that fully articulates the meaning of home dedication days! But we think these words above spoken by Messay to her soon-to-be neighbor, Catherine, just a few seconds before this photo was captured on Saturday, May 6that our four-home...
A better life and a stronger future for ourselves and our families – at the end of the day, isn’t this what we all want? It’s certainly the vision of Tonya Martin and it’s been motivating her long before joining the Habitat Chicago homebuyer program in 2016.

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