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2016 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Parent Mentor Program:24 parent mentors in 3 local elementary schools. Over 80 community leaders graduated.
  • Mariachi Matters: Over 35 new students, making it 180 suburban youth that have learned a mariachi instrument to date.
  • Citizenship Classes: 30 new students learning the  basics to pass their citizenship  test and interview
  • Voter Registration: Through our non-partisan campaign we registered over 500 new voters, knocked on over 3,500 doors and contacted over 5,000 voters.
  • 6th Annual Day of the Immigrant: Our Voice Our Future was a complete success with over 10,000 in attendance celebrating immigrant contributions and power in the suburbs.
  • Awards: Awarded the 2016 Best of Bolingbrook Civic & Government Award by the Bolingbrook Area Chamber of Commerce.
  • Community Involvement: Hosted over 25 community meetings, workshops, and trainings with over 750 people in attendance.
  • Youth Development: Hired five high-school summer interns that led community education and civic involvement over the summer.

 

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