Chicago, we want to help
you get back to work!

Welcome to the Greater Chicago Reentry Coalition, our multi-sector collaboration of government, nonprofit agencies, and employers who believe in helping citizens returning home from prison. We want to help those returning citizens ready to start their lives with a first step in the right direction by providing access to job training and actively hiring background-friendly employers! Get started with us today!

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Find Job, Training Programs, & Resources

Many people returning home from prison are highly motivated to break the cycle but need a helping hand. To support them, we specifically search for background-friendly employers, popular job types, and support resources that returning citizens need most to include on RiseKit. We understand that getting a job and access to the resources to support you as you get started are your highest priorities in your successful return to society. To gain access, click the buttons below.

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About Us

The Chicago Police Department, Teamwork Englewood, and other community partners invested in reducing recidivism and creating a safer Chicagoland community formed a collaborative, The Greater Chicago Reentry Network. The groundbreaking, multi-sector collaborative brings together nonprofits, employers, and government agencies with the same goal. With the Chicago Police Department pioneering the way with its community policing program and Teamwork Englewood and other nonprofit partners increase collaboration and support, we're ready to help! To join this initiative, click the appropriate button below!

Success Stories

"Thank you to the RiseKit community for this blessing you've placed in my life!"

-Michelle M.
Chicago resident,
signed up through Phalanx and got a job through Cara Connects

"I want to thank the RiseKit community for helping me get a job and covering my phone bill."

-Lior S.
Chicago resident, secured a job at mHUB

Our Partners

Howard Area Community Center

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