Our Mission

The Latino Policy Forum is the only organization in the Chicago area that facilitates the involvement of Latinos at all levels of public decision-making. The Latino Policy Forum conducts analysis to inform, influence, and lead. Its goals are to improve education outcomes, advocate for affordable housing, promote just immigration policies, and engage diverse sectors of the community, with an understanding that advancing Latinos advances a shared future.

Events

ENCUENTRO: Get to Know Illinois' Gubernatorial Candidates 2018

The Forum and Student Government Association of Harold Washington College, in conjunction with Univision Chicago and the Young Invincibles are inviting CCC students and Latino leaders associated with the Forum to a gubernatorial town hall in January.

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Resources and opportunities issued by Illinois School Board of Education and Chicago Public Schools for children and educators coming from Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria: CPS’s open letter to Puerto Rican Migrants: http://blog.cps.edu/2017/11/16/chicago-home-open-letter-puerto-rican-migrants/ ISBE letter (https://www.isbe.net/Documents/Puerto_Rico_Letter_Resources.pdf) outlining policy and resources for children and application procedure for educators: https://www.isbe.net/Pages/HurricaneMariaEducatorAssistance.aspx The Hurricane Resource Center at the Humboldt Park Field House (1400 N. Sacramento) will remain open through January 2, 2018. You can learn more here about services provided at the Hurricane Resource Center here: http://puertoricanchicago.org/wp/hurricane-resources/
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