WJW Supports RSSI at Summertime Brews

A number of WJW folks attended Renaissance Social Services, Inc.’s (RSSI) Summertime Brews event put on by RSSI’s Associate Board at Revolution Brewing on June 20. Michelle volunteers on RSSI’s Associate Board and has been working with the agency since 2014 to raise awareness and support of their mission to end homelessness in Chicago through…

Jane serves as a panel Moderator for the 2017 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing

Jane served as a panel Moderator for the 2017 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing. The topic of her panel was Innovation – Health and Housing. They discussed the strong and growing connection between personal and public health and the quality of the built environment. Jane, along side Mark Stroker and Peter Toepfer, offered practical examples…

Alexis gets schooled!

Alexis and the Community Interface Committee (CIC) of AIA Chicago have been volunteering this spring with 8th graders at Cameron Elementary School in Humboldt Park. For the past year the CIC has been working to assemble the Architects in Schools program to teach design thinking and social agency to eighth grade classes in Chicago Public…

WJW Attends RSSI’s Carnival

Todd, Heidi, Keith, Elizabeth, Michelle, and Alexis attended Renaissance Social Service’s (RSSI) Carnival on October 14. The event is RSSI’s largest annual fundraiser to raise money and awareness for the agency, who’s mission is to end homelessness in Chicago through prevention, housing, and supportive services. The carnival was a big success, and it included a…

WJW Attends Gaming for Good

Members of WJW attended Gaming for Good at Replay in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood on Thursday, June 18. The event was a casual fundraiser put on by Renaissance Social Service’s (RSSI) Young Professionals’ Board to raise money and awareness for the agency, who’s mission is to end homelessness in Chicago through prevention, housing, and supportive services.…

Linda volunteers at Hmong American Peace Academy

  Hmong American Peace Academy is the first Hmong Charter School in Wisconsin to respond to the struggle of Milwaukee Hmong families in maintaining their culture and embracing the best American values as well as providing opportunities for success as productive citizens. To support this mission, Teach for American works to place college graduates in…

Jane volunteers with Inspiration Corporation

Jane has been volunteering with the Inspiration Corporation meals program since 2008. The organization which is located in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, provides meals, supportive services, housing, employment preparation and vocational training, and free voice mail to homeless individuals and families. Keeping with Inspiration Corporation mission statement which begins, “in an atmosphere of dignity and respect”…