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Designing a Better Future: Territory

Designing a Better Future: Territory

“Territory primarily focuses on creating mentorship and career pathways for young people who don’t have as many opportunities just because of the neighborhood they’re from,” says Xochitl Hubbell-Fox, AmeriCorps VISTA at Territory. Territory is a nonprofit organization...

Access to Justice: North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic

Access to Justice: North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic

“People often think that housing problems don’t exist in the suburbs,” says Nareen Kim, Director of Housing Law Practice at North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic. “But the housing landscape has changed.” Suburban renters include families and individuals who are low-income,...

Speak Up for a Strong IL CRA

Speak Up for a Strong IL CRA

Make sure the Illinois Community Reinvestment Act means real financial inclusion.   The Illinois Community Reinvestment Act (IL CRA), passed in early 2021, gives us an opportunity to increase access to credit and capital in Illinois communities. The IL CRA will...