Since 2007, ONE Northside has participated in a state-wide initiative appropriately called “Grow Your Own Teachers.” The goal of the program is to recruit community leaders who would like to become teachers and provide leadership development, academic and tuition support during their transition from parents, volunteers, paraprofessionals, community leaders and active members of their communities, […]
Power properly understood is nothing but the ability to achieve purpose – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. What is power? How does one build power? How do we utilize it? Many individuals, organizers, and leaders have asked themselves these questions. At the beginning of winter ONE Northside put out a call for all leaders […]
ONE Northside went to Springfield on Tuesday, March 25, for a Lobby Day with our partners in Fair Economy Illinois. ONE Northside leaders made contact with 18 legislators while we were there, and advanced our campaigns for corporate tax transparency and violence prevention.
2014 Victories so far! Charter School proposal fails in Edgewater. In November, ONE Northside had a public meeting to discuss the impact a charter high school on Bryn Mawr near Ashland would have on nearby Senn High School. People left the meeting and reached out to Alderman O’Connor to voice their opposition to the charter […]