Posts in 'Advocacy'

Over the next five years, the Cost of Home campaign will strive to improve home affordability for 10 million people in the U.S by promoting policy and systems change on the local, state, and national levels.
Last month, Habitat Chicago’s Jen Parks and Lauren Youngblood traveled to Washington, D.C. for Habitat for Humanity’s annual legislative conference Habitat on the Hill. Jen and Lauren were among 350 Habitat representatives who attended the conference to advocate for budgeting, policy, and...
School’s back in session and we’re feeling inspired to dawn our academic caps once again. We did our homework and here’s our summary of a critical topic for the vitality of our city: living in a decent, stable, affordable home in a healthy neighborhood matters when it comes to academic achievement...
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...