Our Members

Our membership includes the following organizations, as well as many individuals:

Membership Guidelines

All members will be asked to do the following:

  • Allow Joining Forces  to use their names on our website and materials
  • Provide Joining Forces with a primary contact person from their agency who is willing and able to engage the agency in action when appropriate.

Members may also deploy staff, clients/program participants, volunteers, or other constituents of their agencies to do any of the following on a volunteer basis:

  • Be an observer at municipal meetings  
  • Volunteer on a Joining Forces project
  • Help to engage their agency's constituents in action

To join Joining Forces, please contact

Benefits of Membership

As a member of Joining Forces, you will be able to:

  • Provide new and interesting opportunities for people within your sphere of influence (friends, neighbors, clients/program participants, volunteers, donors) to volunteer as advocates on your behalf.
  • Receive regular updates about current activities and actions related to affordable housing on the North Shore and in Chicago.
  • Receive information and tools that will make it easier for your agency to participate effectively in advocacy around affordable housing.
  • Receive support from member organizations on advocacy issues pertinent to your constituents.
  • Have periodic opportunities to share your agency's messages and vision across our network of organizations.