Chicago is With You Taskforce


The Chicago is With You Task Force is committed to the values of the Welcoming City Ordinance and strives to work among a diverse set of stakeholders to serve immigrants, migrant, and refugees.”


The Task Force was launched in 2016 to collaborate on mental health, legal services, diversity training for employers, and education to ensure the City is delivering comprehensive services to immigrant, refugees and other disenfranchised communities. Today, the CWY Taskforce is Chaired by City Clerk Anna Valencia and comprised of representatives from city departments, sister agencies, community organizations, immigrant-serving organizations, and many other stakeholders dedicated to supporting our immigrant communities. 


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Member Organizations

  • Office of the City Clerk 
  • Mayor's Office of Immigrant, Migrant, and Refugee Rights
  • American Business Immigration Council
  • CDOT (Chicago Department of Transportation)
  • Chicago Police Department
  • Chicago Public Library
  • Chicago Public Library - West Loop
  • Chicago Transit Authority
  • City Clerk
  • City Colleges Chicago
  • Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA)
  • Department of Family and Support Services
  • Department of Housing
  • Haitian American Museum
  • Indo American Center
  • Instituto del Progreso Latino
  • Lurie Children's Hospital
  • Loyola University
  • Noble Schools
  • National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC)
  • Noble Schools
  • Public Defender's Cook County
  • Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP)
  • The Resurrection Project
  • United African Organization
  • United Here 1

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