AREAS OF FOCUS
Increase access to economic opportunities to improve the household income of members of the BI/Robbins communities. Including ensuring access to mainstream benefits, vocational and educational resources to improve access to living-wage jobs with the intended outcome of increasing the number of self-sustaining households.Read more
The Blue Island-Robbins Neighborhood Network (BIRNN) is about YOU. It brings together community members, leaders, and organizations to drive the change YOU want to see in Blue Island / Robbins.
To solve tough problems in the community, it’s not enough to do your part – we must work together to have a collective impact. Through the Neighborhood Network Initiative, The United Way of Metropolitan Chicago and Metropolitan Family Services will bring together the right partners and resources to provide neighborhood-specific solutions and enhanced community services.