Listed below are links to resources from
county and state organizations that share similar goals and visions:


Advance Illinois

Advance Illinois is an independent, objective voice promoting a public education system in Illinois that prepares all students to be ready for work, college, and democratic citizenship.
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The State We’re In 2014

Advance Illinois’ biennial report on the foremost challenge we face as a state: providing a public education that prepares all students for success in college, career and democratic citizenship.
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B.E.S.T. – Bringing Everyone’s Strengths Together in Round Lake, Illinois

The Mission of B.E.S.T. is to be a coalition of individuals and organizations that networks and collaborates to respond to community needs, promote character-building community-wide and empower community members to positively impact the Round Lake Area by Bringing Everyone’s Strengths Together.
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Coalition for Healthy Communities

Zion, Beach Park and Winthrop Harbor – The Coalition for Healthy Communities has influenced positive change in Beach Park, Zion and Winthrop Harbor by empowering youth, reducing substance abuse and developing local leaders.
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The Alliance for Human Services of Lake County

The Alliance for Human Services in Lake County is a powerful coalition of organizations and individuals committed to continually improving the quality of human services available in Lake County, Illinois.
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The Lake County Community Foundation

Since 2003, The Lake County Community Foundation, has connected the generosity of donors with community needs by making grants to organizations working to improve the lives of the most vulnerable residents of our county. As nonprofit organizations, local governments and businesses strive to tackle issues of concern, the Foundation provides civic leadership bringing all stakeholders to a common table. Working together, the Foundation, its donors and its community partners leverage collective knowledge, creativity and resources for a greater impact than any can make alone.

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Lake County Life

What is Lake County Life? Well, it’s all of the things that make Lake County, Illinois special. It’s our natural beauty, our schools and businesses, the active and healthy people who live, work, and play here, and so much more. Lake County leaders and community partners have collaborated to develop this website and video to promote Lake County’s many benefits.

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Lake County Partners

Lake County Partners, a 501(c)3 economic development corporation, works to maintain economic vitality and quality of life in Lake County, Illinois by creating and retaining quality jobs, stimulating capital investment, pursuing economic diversity and improving the County’s business climate.
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Heartland Alliance

Heartland Alliance, the leading anti-poverty organization in the Midwest— believes that all of us deserve the opportunity to improve our lives. Each year, the Alliance ensures this opportunity for nearly one million people around the world who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety.
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