The following organizations serve interdependently on behalf of the North Lawndale neighborhood. Please click the logos to visit each website, learn about and actively support their important work.
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 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
Pearl is the proud sister organization to YMEN.
Sharona Drake, Director
AFFILIATES AND FRIENDS
The Kinship Partners listed above work closely with the following organizations. Take time to also learn about and support their important missions.
- North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council (NLCCC)
- Restorative Justice Hub, North Lawndale (VIDEO)
- State of Illinois 9th District, Representative Art Turner
- Steans Family Foundation
- St. Agatha Family Empowerment (S.A.F.E.)
- Stone Temple Missionary Baptist Church
- The Cara Program
- Westside Christian Reformed Church
- Play Like a Champion Today
- OSPnext, Old St. Pat's young adults
- Lawndale Christian MAC House
- 24th Ward, Chicago, Alderman Michael Scott, Jr.
- Career Transitions Center (CTC)
- Cook County 2nd District, Commissioner Robert Steele
- DRW College Prep High School
- Free Spirit Media
- Harmony Hope and Healing
- I am Able Center for Family Development, Inc.
- Lawndale Christian Health Center (LCHC)
- Let Us Breathe Collective
- Lawndale Community Church (LCC)
- MLK Fair Housing Exhibit Center
- Celestial Ministries