The Power of Partnership: A Pooled Fund for Racial Justice

‘What is the Action Going to Be?’

By June of 2020, the Neighborhood Organizing Group was meeting with community organizers, who explained that their chronically under-resourced efforts needed urgent funding to meet ongoing challenges and new complications the pandemic brought.

Empowerment, Food

For Moises Moreno, Director of Pilsen Alliance, the funding support has provided a sense of empowerment.

Building Bridges in Chinatown

The two founders of People Matter, which brings together Black and Asian residents in Bronzeville, Chinatown, and nearby neighborhoods to collaborate on enhancing life in the communities, heard about the Pooled Fund early in its existence.



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