10Oct 2019

The Resurrection Project applauds Senator Dick Durbin for his opposition to legislation, H.R. 1044/S.386, the Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act. We agree that the backlog of visa applicants should be addressed by expanding the number of green cards available for immigrants of all nationalities.  The proposed legislation would not fix the green card backlog, instead […]

03Sep 2019

On August 7th, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested/detained over 680 immigrants working in seven poultry plants in Mississippi. Over 600 ICE agents, in a coordinated effort, terrified hundreds of immigrant families through Mississippi and beyond. Three TRP staff members joined activists, volunteers and organizers to provide support to those affected by the detention […]

03Sep 2019

AT&T’s Believe ChicagoSM Helps TRP Affordable Housing Development, Casa Queretaro On Thursday, August 15th, as part of its Believe ChicagoSM initiative, AT&T employee volunteers worked to landscape and beautify TRP’s Casa Querétaro. Believe ChicagoSM is an AT&T employee initiative designed to improve lives and lift 19 Chicago neighborhoods most impacted by gun violence and high […]

07Jun 2019

THE RESURRECTION PROJECT’S BREAST CANCER AWARENESS GROUP LAUNCHES POP-UP SHOP SUPPORTING BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, March 17, 2019 — On May 17th, The Resurrection Project’s breast cancer awareness group, ELLAS, launched a Pop-Up Shop supporting breast cancer survivors. The Pop-Up Shop is organized by breast cancer survivors who make it their mission to inform thousands of community […]

03Jun 2019

Springfield, ILLINOIS, June 3, 2019 —Diverse community, faith, and business leaders applaud the Illinois General Assembly for including the“Illinois Access to Justice Program” in Fiscal Year 2020 State Budget. Thanks to the leadership of House Chief sponsors Assistant Majority Leader Fred Crespo, Deputy Majority Leader Art Turner and Representative Emanuel Chris Welch, and Senate Chief […]

27Mar 2019

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, March 27, 2019 — On Monday, March 11th, hundreds of families joined together at St. Agnes of Bohemia’s school gym to thank elected leaders for supporting the Illinois State Tax Credit Scholarship. Over $2 million in state scholarships have been awarded to low-income families in Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards, Brighton Park, […]

23Jan 2019

Dear Friends and Supporters, We begin 2019 re-energized because of you. Thank you for standing with us. Your belief in each other, in our neighbors, and in our community revitalizes our work at The Resurrection Project. Together we succeed. It’s that simple. 2018 was a year filled with learning and opportunities. With your support we […]

22Jan 2019

Last month, The Resurrection Project (TRP) was awarded $750,000 in funding through the Federal Home Loan Bank’s (FHLB) Affordable Housing Program (AHP.) The funds will allow TRP to perform further improvements to our Single Room Occupancy (SRO) building, Casa Del Sol, and allow us to preserve the rental affordability and continue to serve our low-income […]

06Dec 2018

The Resurrection Project supports the City of Chicago’s efforts to expand the requirements of the Affordable Requirements Ordinance (ARO) within Pilsen and Little Village. This pilot is a first great step to combat gentrification pressures already occurring in the Pilsen neighborhood. The specific solutions being proposed by the pilot ordinance begin to address the affordable […]

27Nov 2018

Join us on December 5th at 6pm at La Casa Resource Center (1815 S. Paulina) for a Community Meeting to review a proposal to redevelop and restore the St. Vitus Campus into affordable rental units. This Equitable Transit Oriented Development will bring 42 new permanent affordable housing units to the Pilsen community. The building will […]