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Neighborhood Network: South Chicago

Neighborhood Network

The United Way Neighborhood Network in the South Chicago community is still in the early planning stage, with the coalition still forming, and community issues and strategies being identified.

Updates to this page will be made as information is available. If you want to learn more about how to support the United Way Neighborhood Network, contact:

Vanessa Waserman
Director of Strategy & Partnerships

South Chicago

South Chicago

Launch Date: TBD Fall 2016

South Chicago Demographics

African American: 74%
White: 3%
Hispanic: 23%
Median Income: $29,518
Unemployment rate: 22%
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Bold Goal: Establishing trauma-informed comprehensive services to 10,000 residents by 2027.

Our Partners

Lead Partner: Claretian Associates

  • Alliance of the Southeast
  • Archi-Treasures
  • Ceasefire
  • Chicago Public Art Group
  • Claretian Associates
  • Family Rescue
  • Homemaking Skills Institute
  • Knowledge Hook-Up
  • La Causa Community Committee
  • Lawrence Hill
  • Lurie’s Children’s Hospital
  • Metropolitan Family Services
  • Pilsen Wellness Center
  • Southeast Chicago Anti-Gang Initiative
  • South Chicago Art Center
  • South Chicago Chamber of Commerce
  • South Chicago Parents and Friends
  • South Chicago YMCA
  • South East Environmental Taskforce
  • Trinity Hospital
  • YMCA Street Intervention Program