Click the logos to visit each website, learn about and actively support these organizations in their important missions.


Blessed Sacrament Youth Center

3600 W. Cermak Road, Chicago 60623

A neighborhood drop-in center for children and teens with multifaceted after school and weekend programming

Brian Norkett, Executive Director


Greater Love Church of God in Christ

1612 South Hamlin Avenue, Chicago 60623

A faith congregation serving and evangelizing people of the North Lawndale community

Elder Rex Peel, Pastor

Firehouse Community Arts Center

2111 South Hamlin Avenue, Chicago 60623

A drop-in center focused on creative arts and character development for neighborhood teens and young adults

Pastor Phil Jackson, Executive Director

Lawndale Christian Legal Center

1530 S. Hamlin Avenue, Chicago 60623

Legal and wrap-around social services for youth and young adults (ages 14 - 24) in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

Cliff Nellis, Executive Director and Lead Attorney

Old St. Patrick's Catholic Church

711 West Monroe Street, Chicago 60623

A Roman Catholic Church serving Chicago's West Loop,  the metro region and communities beyond since 1856.

Fr. Thomas Hurley, Pastor

St. Agatha Catholic Church  

3151 West Douglas Boulevard, Chicago 60623

A Roman Catholic Church serving the North Lawndale neighborhood for over 100 years.

Fr. Larry Dowling, Pastor

North Lawndale College Prep High School

Christiana Campus              Collins Campus        
1615 S. Christiana Ave.        1313 S. Sacramento Blvd.                            Chicago 60623                        Chicago 60623

A charter high school fostering resilience and academic skills necessary for students to successfully complete college

John Horan, School President

North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council

3936 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago 60623

North Lawndale stakeholders, including community-based organizations, business owners, elected officials and individuals, that guide comprehensive planning and implementation in North Lawndale.


North Lawndale Employment Network

906 South Homan Avenue, Chicago 60624

Innovative employment initiatives that lead to economic advancement and an improved quality of life for adult North Lawndale residents.

Brenda Palms Barber, Executive Director

The Learning Center

2153 South Millard Avenue, Chicago 60623

Educating adults for effective personal lives, productive employment, and positive contribution to the community.

Angelica Saucedo, Executive Director

Young Men's Education Network (and Pearl)

1241 S. Pulaski Road, Chicago 60623

Holistic educational, cultural, social and mentorship programming for boys and young men of North Lawndale

Michael Trout, Executive Director



Click on the links below to learn about and support the important missions of these organizations that work in close collaboration with Kinship Initiative Partners.