What We Do
The Mental Health Movement Program works with mental health services consumers and providers and community members to erase the stigma of mental illness, preserve and improve city mental health services, and build the movement for the human right to healthcare.
The Mental Health Movement is a coalition led by STOP and includes AFSCME Council 31, Illinois Nurses Association, Community Mental Board of Chicago and Next Steps.
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The Housing Justice Program works with tenants in multi-family subsidized housing to preserve, improve and maintain their homes and build the movement for the human right to housing.
The Housing Justice Program works with three subsidized housing tenant councils: the Kimbark Tenants Association, Lake Park East Tenants Association and the Parkways Tenant Council.
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The Fearless Leading by the Youth Program works to nurture young people’s visions for change by supporting Fearless Leading by the Youth (FLY). Through FLY youth members plan and carry out their own campaigns: The Audy Home Campaign and the Trauma Center Campaign.
The Audy Home Campaign is a campaign to
develop the leadership of youth impacted by
juvenile incarceration to close the Audy Home
and replace it with alternative programs in the
different neighborhoods where youth are getting locked up. The Audy Home Campaign is
led by an alliance between FLY and Center of Change (C2).
The Trauma Center Campaign advocates for the development of a trauma center on the
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The Community Jobs Program works with unemployed and homeless
people and students to expand community members’ access to jobs at the University of
Chicago, to improve the jobs, and create career paths.
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The People's Education Program educates and develops the leadership
of program participants through popular education workshops and skill building sessions.
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