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Chicago Engaged! Words into Action!

  • Jesse White Community Center & Field House 412 West Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL, 60654 United States (map)

Do you want to do more than vent on Facebook? Do you want to make a REAL difference? Then this is the event for you!

Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey and Better Together Chicago are hosting CHICAGO ENGAGED!, a free advocacy fair bringing together dozens of progressive organizations focused on a variety of issues. 

Participating groups include:

ACLU, CAIR, Heartland Alliance, IL Council Against Handgun Violence, Chicago Women Take Action, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, NAMI Chicago, League of Women Voters of Chicago, IL Environmental Council, National Lawyers Guild, Erie House Citizenship and Immigration Services, Planned Parenthood, Illinois Safe School Alliance, Invisible Institute, The Black Star Project, Syrian Community Network, Lurie Center for Gender, Sexuality and HIV, People for a Safer Society, Apna Ghar, Latino Policy Forum, Between Friends, Sirat, Refugee Community Support Team, Citizen's Climate Lobby, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Chicago Freedom School

The groups will have tables set up to share information about their work and how YOU can be a part of it.

Special thanks to supporting hosts Alderman Walter Burnett Jr. and Alderman Brendan Reilly.

A lot of people want to get involved but don't know where to start. This is the place.

Walk in interested, walk out engaged!

More information to follow...

Have questions? Please contact Commissioner Fritchey’s office at 312-603-6380 or