League of Women Voters Naperville is a nonpartisan organization that encourages informed and active participation of citizens in government, and works to influence public policy through education and advocacy.
I’m an advocate, educator and survivor of intimate partner violence (IPV). When I became heavily involved in the nonprofit world fighting to give a voice to those who had been silenced, I was going through my own struggles. For about 4 years of my life, from October 31, 2011 to January 1, 2015 I was involved in two different abusive relationships. I experienced sexual, physical, verbal and emotional abuse.
Mission: The mission of the Joliet Area Historical Museum is to promote awareness, understanding, and preservation of the Joliet area's diverse history.
Cornerstone Services provides progressive, comprehensive services to people with disabilities promoting choice, dignity, and the opportunity to live and work in the community. Since 1969, Cornerstone has been a leader in meeting the unique needs of individuals with developmental disabilities, mental illnesses, physical disabilities and sensory impairments.
The Morrigans are Division II Women's Rugby Team within the Chicago Area Rugby Football Union (CARFU). We are always looking for new players and supporters. Whether you are a seasoned veteran, an eager newcomer, or simply an enthusiastic fan, we would be happy to welcome you! Feel free to learn a little about us or contact us for further info!
About the Rainbow Council, BSA
Rainbow Council is headquartered in Lockport, Illinois. Rainbow Council, Boy Scouts of America serves the youth and adult volunteers in 3 counties in Illinois. Our mission is to provide character development, citizenship training, and growth in physical, mental and spiritual fitness, to help create the next generation of leaders. Our program opportunities for young men and women ages 6-20 include Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing, and Exploring.
Rainbow Council Vision Statement
The Rainbow Council, Boy Scouts of America aims to beneficially involve every eligible child and his or her family in the fun and adventure of our programs.
We will provide extraordinary youth development programs that: strengthen values, develop leadership skills, provide lifelong learning and instill the habit of service to others. Rainbow Council l will be widely acknowledged as a community and national leader in serving youth, families and neighborhoods.
This result will be achieved through the partnership of: (1) children and families, (2) strong community organizations, (3) committed, trained volunteers, and (4) districts, board and staff able to align community resources in support of Scouting and Learning for Life.
We began with a small group of like-minded moms and dads, and now our movement has spread far beyond what we imagined! It’s because of moms and dads like you that we have been able to reach so many people. We want you to go out and spread love one hug at a time!
WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT MISSION:
To prevent disease and promote a healthier environment for all residents, business operators, and visitors. Our agency of professionally trained staff work cohesively to assure public health and safety measures are maintained through services and programs the department provides based on the needs to the community.
WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT VISION:
Deliver sustainable programs and policies in response to the public health needs of the community.
Youth Outlook is the first social service agency in Illinois solely dedicated to the support of LGBTQ+ youth. We work in 6 counties in the Chicago suburbs, offering drop-in centers for youth, parent support, and community education.
Our mission is to build on a foundation of loving families united with LGBTQ people and allies who support one another, and to educate ourselves and our communities to speak up as advocates until all hearts and minds respect, value and affirm LGBTQ people.
The mission of CASA of Will County is to train volunteers from the community to serve as the voice of abused and neglected children in our court system, provide needed information to the court, and help develop a more effective juvenile court process.