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Neighborhood Network: Cicero

United Way of Metro Chicago - Neighborhood Network Sponsors

The Cicero Neighborhood Network has engaged with more than 800 community residents to gather perspectives on education, employment and health opportunities in Cicero, and has used the information to connect residents to services and establish a bold goal. Working together, the Neighborhood Network partners are increasing parent and community engagement to support the educational needs of Cicero families.



Launch Date: 2016

Cicero Demographics

African American: 12%
Hispanic: 85%
White: 3%
Median Income: $31,386
Unemployment rate: 16%
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Bold Goal: 10,000 Cicero children and youth will successfully meet academic and developmental milestones

Our Results

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Our Partners

Lead Partner: Cicero Youth Task Force

  • Access Community Health Network
  • American Cancer Society
  • Association of Latino Men for Action
  • Big Brother Big Sister of Metro Chicago
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Boys Club of Cicero
  • Catholic Charities
  • CEDA Near West
  • Chicago Children’s Center for Behavioral Health
  • Child & Family Connections
  • Children’s Center of Cicero & Berwyn
  • Cicero Area Project
  • Cicero Public Library
  • Cicero Public School District 99
  • Cicero Youth Task Force
  • Community Support Services
  • Cook County Department of Public Health
  • Cook County State’s Attorney
  • Corazón Community Services
  • Department of Child and Family Services
  • Dr. Ross Pesce
  • Family Focus Nuestra Familia
  • Family Service and Mental Health Center of Cicero
  • Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana
  • Hartgrove Hospital
  • Illinois Student Assistance Commission
  • Interfaith Leadership Project
  • J. Sterling Morton High School District 201
  • Latino Policy Forum
  • Loyola University
  • MacNeal Hospital
  • Mercy Home for Boys and Girls
  • Morton College
  • Morton School Based Health Center
  • Morton College
  • Morton School Based Health Center
  • Mujeres Latinas En Acción
  • National Children’s Study
  • New Life Cicero
  • Northeastern Illinois University
  • Oak Leyden Developmental Services
  • Pav YMCA
  • Pillars
  • Pilsen Wellness Center
  • Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago
  • Raices
  • Riveredge Hospital
  • Sarah’s Inn
  • South Berwyn School District 100
  • State Representative Elizabeth Hernandez
  • The Children’s Clinic
  • The Town of Cicero
  • Therapeutic Outpatient Youth Services
  • Thrive Counseling Center
  • Through A Child’s Eyes
  • West Suburban Special Recreation Association
  • Youth Crossroads, Inc.
  • Youth Outreach Services

Hubs Of Service

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