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Lamont Burnett Headshot

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Champion for Tenants Rights

Read about Lamont's current activism in securing more affordable housing in Chicago, as reported in the Chicago Tribune (12-11-2019) Aug...
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Ron Gilliam

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Martial Artist on His Way Back Up

Ron Pulliam has been attending our weekly Wednesday meals on and off for the past 6 years. He’s also...
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Kenny

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Kenny’s Story

Earlier this summer, CHI guest Kenny Simmons shared happy news with us: He got the job he'd applied for and...
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Lamont Simmons

Lamont is a very creative person. He is involved with CHI’s Gardening Cub and is designing a butterfly garden at...
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Rodney Hall

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Rodney Hall

CHI has a nice laid-back relaxing environment. They welcome you with open arms, and it feels like home here each...
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Vernon Esmond

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Vernon Esmond

When I first entered the smoking program I thought that there would be hollering and they would be making me...
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Barry Gold

Barry Gold is a regular guest of The Chicago Help Initiative (CHI) and an avid photographer. Barry’s photographs have been...
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Did you know?

Over 85% of the people we serve are unemployed.

A lot of people don’t have shelter, food, clothing. They need help. And they get it here.”

Tracy