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

    Email Us

    info@arisechicago.org

    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
    773.937.1824
    cj@arisechicago.org

    Ania Jakubek Domestic Worker Organizer
    773.937.1825
    anna@arisechicago.org

    Adam Kader Worker Center Director
    773.937.1826
    adam@arisechicago.org

    Jenny Maoloni  Accounts Manager
    773.769.6000
    jenny@arisechicago.org

    Jorge Mújica Strategic Campaigns Organizer
    773.844.9910
    jorge@arisechicago.org

    Sophia Olazaba Development Director
    872.221.0542
    sophia@arisechicago.org

    Shelly Ruzicka Communications & Operations Director
    773.251.5003
    shelly@arisechicago.org

    Luke Sullivan Religious Organizer
    872.223.8415
    luke@arisechicago.org

    Margarita Valenzuela Klein Membership Director
    773.234.4917
    margarita@arisechicago.org

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