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Working collaboratively with partners is central to the work and mission of SJI.  We have ongoing partnerships with organizations on campus, in Chicago, and across the country.  And we work with other units and organizations to co-sponsor projects, programs and events.

SJI partners standing in a line

University Partners

  • Arab American Cultural Center
  • Centers for Cultural Understanding & Social Change
  • College of Architecture, Design, and the Art
  • College of Engineering
  • Gender and Women’s Studies Program
  • Great Cities Institute
  • Institute for the Humanities
  • Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement
  • Institute for Research on Race & Public Policy
  • Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
  • Latin American and Latino Studies Program
  • Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement
  • School of Public Health
  • UIC Global Asian Studies

Community Partners

  • AirGo Media Project
  • The Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture at the University of Chicago
  • Chicago Cultural Center
  • The Chicago Freedom School
  • Equity and Transformation
  • Haymarket House
  • Prison + Neighborhood Arts Project
  • Project NIA
  • Rainbow PUSH Coalition
  • Village Leadership Academy

National partners

  • Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College
  • The Center for Justice at Columbia University
  • The Center for Slavery and Justice at Brown University
  • Freedom Scholars – Marguerite Casey Foundation
  • Imagining America Consortium
  • National Public Housing Museum
  • Nobel Women’s Initiative
  • Scholars for Social Justice
  • The Social Justice Institute at Case Western Reserve University
  • UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy