Kenwood-Oakland Community Organization

Year
2012
Location
Chicago, IL
Amount
$150,000
Term
Two years

To support the Kenwood Oakland Community Organization, a vehicle for community organizing, engagement, and empowerment for low-income and working families in neighborhoods on Chicago’s South Side. KOCO will expand Act Now!, a comprehensive youth leadership development initiative that will train 100 young black males in community organizing, public speaking, policy analysis, current events, academic enrichment, social/emotional development, and leadership skills