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Latino Policy Forum

Chicago, Illinois
www.latinopolicyforum.org

Latino Policy Forum was awarded $760,000 between 1990 and 2019, including 8 grants in Chicago Commitment and What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance.

$75,000

2019 • 1 year • Chicago Commitment

Founded in 1988, the Latino Policy Forum builds the power, influence, and leadership of the Latinx community in Chicago through collective action. To increase civic participation from the Latinx community, it holds community forums to identify the issues upon which it will focus. With this award, Latino Policy Forum conducts its leadership program, the Multicultural Leadership Academy, which invites participation from both Latinx and African American Chicagoans. The program increases cross-cultural trust and collaboration around issues of mutual concern to these two populations, creating a larger and more diverse network of civic leaders.

$100,000

2018 • 1 year • Chicago Commitment

Founded in 1988, the Latino Policy Forum builds the power, influence, and leadership of the Latino community in the Chicago metropolitan region through collective action. To increase civic participation from the Latino community, it holds community forums to identify the issues upon which it will focus. With this award, the Latino Policy Forum operates the Multicultural Leadership Academy, which invites participation from both Latinos and African Americans. The Multicultural Leadership Academy intentionally strives to build cross-cultural trust and collaboration around issues of shared concern, such as economic development, racial equity, community safety, and immigration. It creates a more diverse network of civic leaders who cooperate to improve conditions across the city of Chicago.

$125,000

2017 • 1 year • Chicago Commitment

Founded in 1988, the Latino Policy Forum builds the power, influence, and leadership of the Latino community in the Chicago metropolitan region through collective action. It holds community forums to identify the issues upon which it will focus to increase civic participation from the Latino community. With this award, the Latino Policy Forum builds on eight years experience running a Latino Leadership Academy to offer the Multicultural Leadership Academy, which invites participation from both Latinos and African Americans. The broader scope of the program increases cross-cultural trust and collaboration around issues of shared concern. It creates a more diverse network of civic leaders who can cooperate to improve conditions across the city of Chicago throughout their careers.

$125,000

2007 • 1 year

In support of general operations.

$200,000

1998 • 2 years • What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

To increase Latino access to affordable housing (over two years).

$100,000

1995 • 2 years

To increase Latino access to affordable housing (over two years).

$20,000

1992 • 1 year

To support the Affordable Housing Community Education and Advocacy Program.

$15,000

1990 • 1 year

To expand housing opportunities for Latinos in Chicago.

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