This project was made possible by the generous support of The Polk Bros. Foundation. WECAN and WPRAC would also like to thank the Community Programs Accelerator at the University of Chicago and the Office of Civic Engagement for helping catalyze the resources needed to carry out this project.
WECAN and WPRAC thank Loveland Technologies for providing ongoing digital tools and technological support, students from the Harris School of Public Policy who assisted with data collection and provided analytical support, and youth from the Woodlawn and Washington Park neighborhoods who helped conduct the survey. WECAN also thanks Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) for its technical assistance. Together, these entities and individuals helped provide the foundation on which this project is based.
WECAN and WPRAC also thank the Woodlawn and Washington Park residents for helping to carry out this project.
Woodlawn East Community and Neighbors (WECAN) is a Chicago, Illinois-based 501(c)(3) organization and has no affiliation with POAH, Loveland Technologies or the University of Chicago.
Washington Park Residents’ Advocacy Council (WPRAC) is a Chicago, Illinois-based non-profit organization and has no affiliation with Loveland Technologies or the University of Chicago.
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