Seeds of ChangeOur 2011 benefit was a success! Over 400 donors, activists, grantees and friends of Crossroads Fund gathered on Friday, April 1st at the Chicago Cultural Center to celebrate another year's work for social change. We were proud to honor the Whittier Parent Committee and Dr. Quentin Young with the Ron Sable Award for Activism and the Immigrant Youth Justice League with the Donald F. Erickson Synapses Award.

Couldn't make it to the event? You can still make a donation to support Crossroads Fund, or see what you missed in the photo galleries after the jump.


Mon, May 16, 2011

Death PenaltyCrossroads Fund provided key support to the movement to end the death penalty in Illinois for more than 25 years, beginning with our first grant to the IL Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 1983. We understand that systems change takes time. We have invested in supporting the grassroots organizing, advocacy, and public education that made this victory possible. The bill signed today was won by a broad coalition of diverse groups, and we are proud to have funded more than a dozen organizations in the Chicago area involved in anti-death penalty, prisoners’ rights, and anti-police brutality work...

Fri, May 06, 2011