Collaborations

Chicago Community And Worker’s Rights is an active member of different organizations and coalitions, below you can find a brief description:

CCWR is an active member of Raise the Floor, alliance of Illinois-based worker centers. Chicago Community collaborates in the meetings and campaigns, provides testimonies, and refers workers to the legal department.

Organized Communities Against Deportation and the Not1More campaign, focusing on stopping the deportation of community members. The organization helps organize phone-bankings, petition signing, and rallies.

Association of Street Vendors to operate a shared kitchen and organize into a cooperative. The organization is helping with the by laws and providing materials and tools on cooperative work.

Chicago Immigration Policy Working Group to strengthen the welcoming city ordinance. The organization attend the meetings, provides testimonies, participate in press conferences, and help make decisions about strategy.

Illinois Worker Cooperative Coalition to create laws that foster the formation of cooperatives in Chicago. The organization helps with the work plan, meets with the aldermen, attends meetings, and helps draft policies.

La Villita se Defiende to share resources and support to defend community members from the policies of the current administration. The organization participates in the meetings, does workshops throughout the community, and helps with the work plan.

Jobs With Justice, the Service Employees International Union, Laborers’ International Union of North America Local 681, collaborating in labor issues and immigrant rights.

CCWR’s collaborations and network of supportive services are mostly in the areas of labor rights and immigrant rights, recently expanding to being more intentionally public around including the rights of LGBTQ immigrants and undocumented immigrants.