American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action. Drawing on continuing spiritual insights and working with people of many backgrounds, the organization nurtures the seeds of change and respect for human life that transform social relations and systems.
As our Community Ally, AFSC not only provides us with funding, but also with organizational and programmatic support.
Crossroads Fund supports community organizations working on issues of racial, social and economic justice in the Chicago area.
UTCC has received support from Crossroads’ Seed Fund and Technical Assistance Fund
Woods Fund Chicago is a grantmaking foundation committed to the promotion of social, economic, and racial justice through the support of community organizing and public policy advocacy that engages people that are most impacted.
Woods Fund has awarded UTCC their Community Organizing Grant
A federal judge on Thursday gave Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s administration six months to revise the way it regulates taxis and ride-hailing firms like Uber and Lyft, part of an ongoing legal and political battle still shaping the way the two industries operate.
We were very excited to host our Sister Bhairavi Desai from the NY Taxi Workers Alliance this past week! We are so proud to be apart of a national and international network to protect good, full time jobs for taxi drivers!
After an Uber driver dropped two women off at a bar, he tried to hang out with them, saying that he wasn't taking any more fares that night.
The following day the Uber driver showed up uninvited to one of the riders' apartments twice.