The Driving Equitable Resource Distribution framework is a community-driven blueprint for equitable investment in Chicago’s Black and Latino communities. To deliver desired outcomes in health, housing, and education, the framework proposes five strategies and 14 guiding principles to ensure that the work done in the future across government, for-profit, and non-profit sectors creates equitable results. The report was curated by ©CHIBYDESIGN. ChiByDesign is a social and civic innovation design firm pioneering the use of co-design and social science approaches.
West Side United is proud to have been this project’s convener and fiscal manager. We thank our project sponsors: The Chicago Community Trust, Chicago Community Covid-19 Response Fund, the Mayor’s Office of Equity and Racial Justice, and United Way. Our community anchor organizations are Austin Coming Together, Enlace, Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corp., Latinos Progresando, Northwest Center, South Shore Works, and The Southwest Organizing Project. We also thank our project manager, Embark Strategies.