Little Village Environmental Justice Organization joined Rainforest Action Network in this banner drop at the Crawford power plant. Photo by Liz NeratCrossroads Fund congratulates the Chicago Clean Power Coalition, including past and present Crossroads Fund grantees the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, the Pilsen Alliance, the Pilsen Environmental Rights and Reform Organization, the Nuclear Energy Information Service, and the 8th Day Center for Justice, on winning their long running campaign to close two coal-fired power plants in Chicago.

Wed, Feb 29, 2012

Love PhotoOn March 2nd, Crossroads Fund is celebrating 30 years of seeding change, growing leaders and building movements with a night of food, music, awards and more! This week we’re offering our Facebook fans a chance to join the celebration and win a free ticket to our gala event!


Fri, Feb 17, 2012

Jane Addams Senior Caucus Leaders in ActionIn my work at Crossroads Fund, it is always a privilege to witness grassroots leaders giving voice to the social justice issues that directly affect them. One of my most memorable site visits from this past spring’s grantmaking cycle was facilitated entirely by volunteer leaders from the organization’s constituency – in this case, low-income seniors from Jane Addams Senior Caucus working for better, more affordable housing and healthcare.

Fri, Feb 17, 2012

Come out March 2nd, 2012 to celebrate 30 years of seeding change, growing leaders and building movements! Here's a taste of just some of the exciting items in our silent auction! Buy your tickets today!

Thu, Feb 16, 2012

John and Robert Castillo-Pennycuff. Photo by Emmanuel Garcia.Crossroads Fund mourns the loss of an amazing Chicago organizer and member of our community. On January 29th, John Castillo-Pennycuff passed away. John was a beloved and respected activist in the LGBTQ community. He served on the Chicago Commission on Human Relations Mayor's Advisory Council on LGBT Issues, was a member of Queer Nation Chicago, Equal Marriage NOW, the Coalition against Bashing, and many other groups, but I knew him as a friend.

Thu, Feb 02, 2012