Arise Chicago

Arise Chicago partners with workers and faith communities to fight workplace injustice through education and organizing and advocating for public policy changes.

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  • Contact

    Main Phone Number

    773-769-6000   See below for staff directory

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    Arise Office

    1436 W. Randolph Street, Suite 202 Chicago, IL 60607  

    Arise Chicago is located across the street from Union Park, at the corner of Randolph and Ogden; 1 block from the Ashland green and pink line, and two blocks from the #9 Ashland bus.

    Getting here

    • CTA, “El” train  – 1 block from the green and pink line Ashland station. Take the far east exit, and walk 1 block south east on the diagonal street right off the exit stairs (Randolph). From the elevator, head east until you hit the diagonal street (Randolph).
    • Bus lines  – The Ashland #9 bus stops at Ashland and Lake. Go through Union Park, or take Lake to Randolph. The #20 Madison bus stops near Ogden. Take Ogden to Randolph.
    • Driving – Our office is near the Eisenhower Expressway.  Take the Ashland exit.  There is free street parking on Randolph and on Lake street.

    Staff Directory

    Rev. C.J. Hawking Executive Director

    Ania Jakubek Domestic Worker Organizer

    Adam Kader Worker Center Director

    Jenny Maoloni  Accounts Manager

    Jorge Mújica Strategic Campaigns Organizer

    Sophia Olazaba Development Director

    Shelly Ruzicka Communications & Operations Director

    Luke Sullivan Religious Organizer

    Margarita Valenzuela Klein Membership Director

Latest News

2019 Faith-Labor-Action Breakfast

Arise Chicago  Faith-Labor-Action Breakfast   Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:00am Breakfast   8:30am Program    Operating Engineers Local 399 Hall - 2260 S. Grove Ave. in Chicago  (one-fourth block west of Canal and one block south of Cermak - free parking)    Register Here   Faithful Leadership Award Bob Reiter, President, Chicago Federation of Labor        honoring his lifelong commitment to the labor movement                     Visionary Leadership Award Dian Palmer, President, SEIU Local 73  honoring her leadership on her local’s historic strike   Prophetic Leadership Award Leaders Network faith-based organization on Chicago’s West side honoring their support for local worker campaigns with Arise Chicago   Lisa Parker NBC 5 News Chicago & SAG-AFTRA member, as MC Individual Ticket $150    Full-Page Ad $1500    Half-Page Ad $750   Program Sponsorship Saints Circle   $25,000  Prophets Circle   $10,000  Angels Circle $5,000       Partners Circle $3,000   Sponsorships include: table of ten, full-page ad, organization on lobby sign, stage acknowledgement    Registration and Ads due by November 7, 2019   Register at or call 872-221-0542. Make checks payable to Arise Chicago and mail to: Arise Chicago |  1436 W. Randloph, Suite 202  | Chicago, IL 60607 

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2019 Labor Day Reflections & Celebrations

. Each Labor Day weekend Arise Chicago and the Chicago Federation of Labor  organize the Labor in the Pulpit/on the Bima/in the Minbar. This year we will be present in 112 services.

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Addressing the "No Match" Crisis

City, County, State Electeds Alert Employers and Workers amidst “No Match” Crisis. Warn negative employer action can have legal consequences; cite “No Match” as attack on working families .

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