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Phone: 773.338-8320
5751 N Richmond Ste 2
Chicago
Illinois 60659
USA
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Target demographics: Low Income American Indians and others in the Chicago area. All ages

Direct beneficiaries per year: 2,050 children and adults

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Tutor a young child, a youth without a GED, an older college student, or disabled person trying to better themselves or a volunteer could help write publicity or fundraising letters.

Geographic areas served: Chicago and Greater Illinois

Programs: Medicine Shield-EIU University Program
Native Scholars Tutoring
Black Hawk Dance and Performance Company
Chicago American Indian Museum Without Walls
Bear Claw Multi-Media Productions
Thunder Spirit Financial Institute
American Indian Language Insitute

Mission:
To provide education to American Indians and others who may benefit from it.
Results:
Graduated over 70% of all American Indian college students. Over 70% of all CPS students tutored improved one or more grades. Over 2,000 Chicago children and adults learn about American Indian history and culture through the American Indian Association of Illinois.

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06/15/11
I am so proud of the American Indian Association of Illinois. With very little funding, they have graduated more American Indian college students than any other college or university in Illinois. They also started the first American Indian Museum in Chicago, and continue the work of the oldest ... more »
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08/24/10
This is the most incredible American Indian organization in Illinois dedicated to education for American Indian people. It provides a first class BA degree program called Medicine Shield,fully accredited through Eastern Illinois University in a weekend format. Native Scholars is the name of the ... more »
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