05Sep 2017

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, September 5, 2017 — We are extremely upset and heartbroken by POTUS action to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in six months.  DACA should not only be protected, it should be made permanent by Congress. Several bi-Partisan bills (DREAM, HOPE or RAC Acts) have already been introduced to protect “Dreamers” (the recipients of DACA).  These nearly […]

28Aug 2017

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, August 28, 2017 — After months of hearing from the community, businesses, faith and law enforcement, Governor Bruce Rauner today signed the SB 31 or Trust Act. This landmark achievement was passed with bi-partisan support in both chambers in Springfield. The Trust ACT had strong support from immigrant and nonimmigrant organizations, Law Enforcement officials, Business […]

16Aug 2017

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, August 16, 2017 — We are deeply saddened by the display of bigotry, hate and intolerance by white supremacists in Charlottesville, VA this past weekend. This type of demonstration is in complete opposition to traditional American ideals of unity, diversity, and inclusion. Where we should seek to find common ground and mutual understanding, this creates […]

28Jul 2017

New City of Chicago initiative has empowered more than 11,000 and provided legal help to more than 2,000 immigrants Chicago’s Legal Protection Fund, a city initiative that supports ten organizations including The Resurrection Project (TRP) and Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) to expand access to protect immigrants in Chicago, celebrated its six-month anniversary […]

28Jul 2017

In a landmark achievement in July 2017, TRP Lending, LLC, was awarded certification as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). A CDFI is a mission-driven financial institution, certified by the US Department of Treasury, which is dedicated to providing financial services to underserved communities. We are proud to be part of this national network dedicated […]

28Jul 2017

TRP’s one-stop-shop makes realizing affordable and sustainable homeownership easy Like many people who are the first in their family to buy a home, Adriana Perez Hernandez did not originally know where to even start her journey to homeownership. When she and her husband were renting a very small apartment near the edge of Little Village […]

21Jul 2017

Build a Better Tomorrow: We Urge Congress to Pass the Dream Act CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, July 21, 2017 — The Resurrection Project fully endorses the bipartisan action of Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) to re-introduce the DREAM Act (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors) into the United […]

17Jul 2017

The Resurrection Project (TRP) is pleased to announce it has received a $1 million Community Capital Grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. TRP is one of 10 award recipients named by the MacArthur Foundation, which has awarded nearly $7M to local Chicago organizations to fuel innovation, build capacity, or pursue opportunities […]

05Jul 2017

Chicago, IL – 5 de julio de 2017 – El Proyecto Resurrección (TRP) anunció hoy detalles de su campaña de siete semanas de verano #IncreaseThePeace, una iniciativa de prevención de la violencia liderada por jóvenes dedicada a crear y promover una cultura de la no-violencia en nuestras comunidades. Después de un fin de semana del […]