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The Endeleo Institute

"Navigating a path to health as a socioeconomic construct is the way forward."


community members served

In the community, for the community


community partnerships

In Action

"The permanency of healthy food is endemic to the survival and whatever potential we have to thrive in these communities has to be in a partnership such as this."

-Melvin Thompson,
The Endeleo Insitute's 
Executive Director

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TRIO Educational Opportunity Center

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We have been providing educational support to Chicago area youth for over 10 years. As a TRIO Educational Opportunity Center grant awardee from the Department of Education, our support has been extended to adults. We provide educational counseling and guidance on college and trade school enrollment to qualified Chicago area adults at no cost.

  • Are you 19 years of age or older and looking to enter or continue a post-secondary educational program?

  • Does your organization work with adults interested in continuing or pursuing post-secondary education?

Click here for more information on how we can work together to achieve your goals.

Workforce Development Training

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With support from the Illinois Department of Human Services, we continue our virtual Workforce Development Training which assists low-income individuals who were disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 to obtain jobs or careers that pay family-supporting wages.

For six weeks, participants receive 

  • job search and application training and assistance

  • resume-writing skills

  • interview skills and preparation

  • other key pre-employment skills​ (such as creating a LinkedIn profile)

Click here for more information and to apply.

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