You are valued.

You are resilient.

UR Chicago.

UR Chicago….

We are Chicago.

“I want to see families rise from poverty and become home and business owners. I want to see families transformed through discipleship and mentorship; becoming contributors to their communities and the local church. This is what success means for UR Chicago Alliance and for the entire city.”

-Kevin Taylor, Founder and Executive Director  

Saving Lives & Fighting Poverty Since 2017


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What We Do

UR Chicago Alliance is dedicated to fostering mental resilience and job readiness. We actively support our communities and local churches by organizing events and seminars focused on violence prevention and workforce development. Through these initiatives, we aim to empower individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary for personal growth and community well-being.


Our Mission

UR Chicago Alliance is a faith based organization that unites and mobilizes churches, community organizations and businesses to provide access to living-wage opportunities and long-term support through a network of Christ-centered relationships.

Work-Life Curriculum

Learn what it takes to move towards a
living-wage job or business opportunity.

Job Readiness Training

Urban Resilience

Discover the core competencies of resilience and overcome the negative effects of your past.

Mental Resiliency Training

Get Involved

Call (312) 888-7880 or Contact Us to get Involved.

Become a Mentor. Get Involved.

Join our mentor community and start making a positive impact today. Share your expertise, foster growth, and help shape the leaders of tomorrow. Sign up now to become a mentor and embark on a rewarding journey of mutual growth and learning.

UR Chicago Alliance Enrollment Form

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Our Upcoming Events



Restorative Justice Conference

Our community partners are sponsoring a one of a kind event that brings all of our organizations into one place to discuss ways to improve our communities.

Event Info

9a – 6p

500 W Harrison St

Chicago, IL 60644



Graduation Time!

Join us in celebrating with our 2023-2024 graduates who have completed the Chalmers “Work-Life” 8-week job readiness program.

Event Info

Park Community Church

1001 N Crosby St. Chicago, IL 60610

1pm – 5pm

Get in Touch. Get Involved.

1001 N Crosby St, Chicago, IL 60610

Call Us: (312) 888-7880