Proud Member of the United Way Neighborhood Network Initiative

Blue Island/Robbins

WEATHER

64° Overcast Clouds

30.1%

People Living Below Poverty

29.6%

Unemployment Rate

AREAS OF FOCUS

Emotional Wellness

Emotional Wellness

Work collectively on increasing awareness and commitment to enhance emotional wellness across the life-span.

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Healthy Lifestyles

Healthy Lifestyles

Work collectively on the goal of reducing food insecurity for 15% of the families serviced by the Blue Island-Robbins Neighborhood Network by 2027.      

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Financial Health

Financial Health

To provide 3% of the residents of Blue Island & Robbins access to employment and/or job training in order to move them from unemployment/underemployment to self-sufficiency by 2027  

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Resident Advisory Council

Resident Advisory Council

Residents will work with the Network to address barriers and implement a strategic plan that enables the residents to live a life of fulfillment.

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ABOUT US?

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.

A Strong Network + United Agendas = Progress

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