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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

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

Community Partners

  • Rainbow PUSH Coalition
  • Chicago Foundation for Women
  • Project NIA
  • Village Leadership Academy
  • The Chicago Freedom School
  • The Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture at the University of Chicago
  • Chicago Cultural Center
  • Prison + Neighborhood Arts Project
  • Benedictine University

National partners

  • The Center for Justice at Columbia University
  • National Public Housing Museum
  • Imagining America Consortium
  • Nobel Women’s Initiative
  • The Social Justice Institute at Case Western Reserve University
  • The Center for Slavery and Justice at Brown University
  • Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College