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Partner Reports

The individual organizations that belong to the Responsible Budget Coalition (RBC) represent a diverse range of interests but are united by three common principles:

  • Adequate revenue to support state priorities and make smart investments
  • No more cuts to vital programs and services
  • Fairness in raising revenue

If you would like to join our team, please complete the sign up form to become a member of the RBC.

If you have additional questions about how to join our team, please contact Jeremy Rosen at


RBC Members

The Responsible Budget Coalition is a statewide coalition with over 300-member organizations. Organizations from all across the state who serve and advocate for children, families, veterans, seniors and people with disabilities; education groups concerned about early learning, K-12 and higher education; labor unions; faith-based and civic organizations; immigrant and refugee families; and many others are members of our coalition.

Our Members

360 Youth Services 4-C (Community Coordinated Child Care)
A Just Harvest A Safe Haven
Ability Chicago Info Access Living
Accessible Acres Act Now Coalition
Action Now Ada S. McKinley Community Services, Inc.
AFSCME Council 31 AgeOptions
AIDS Foundation of Chicago Albany Park Neighborhood Council
Alexian Brothers Center for Mental Health Alexian Brothers Housing and Health Alliance
All Chicago: the Emergency Fund, the Chicago Alliance, and The Learning Center Allendale Association
Alliance for Community Services Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County
Alternative Schools Network Alternatives, Inc.
Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Illinois Chapter Amalgamated Transit Union Local 308
Anixter Center Arab American Action Network
Arise Chicago Arts Alliance Illinois
Arab American Family Services Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago
Asian Human Services Avenues to Independence
Barat Education Foundation Benedictine Sisters Sacred Heart Monastery
Bethany for Children & Families Black Network in Children’s Emotional Health (BNICEH)
Boys & Girls Club of Carbondale Breakthrough Urban Ministries
Bridgeway, Inc. Brighton Park Neighborhood Council
Business and Professional People for the Public Interest Campaign for Better Health Care (CBHC)
Carole Robertson Center for Learning Catholic Charities Diocese of Joliet
CCR&R-Carterville CEDA of Cook County, Inc.
Center for Economic Progress Center for Tax and Budget Accountability
Centers for New Horizons Centerstone
Centro Romero Champaign County Health Care Consumers
Chestnut Health Systems Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
Chicago Foundation for Women Chicago House and Social Service Agency
Chicago Jobs Council Chicago Jobs with Justice
Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network Chicago Women’s AIDS Project
Chicago Youth Centers Child Care Center of Evanston
Children’s Home + Aid ChildServ
Chinese American Service League Circle Family HealthCare Network
Citizen Action Illinois Civitas ChildLaw Center: Loyola University Chicago
Clergy for a New Drug Policy Community Behavioral Health Association
Community Health Partnership of Illinois Community Organizing and Family Issues (COFI)
Community Renewal Society Concordia Place
Connections for the Homeless CURE Illinois
DeKalb County Health Department Dove Community Services/Decatur Area Project
Early Childhood Community Coalition of Lake County Eco Justice Collaborative
ED-RED El Hogar del Niño
El Rescate Independent Living Program El Valor Corporation
Elm City Center Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago
Erie Neighborhood House Equality Illinois
EverThrive Illinois Faith Coalition for the Common Good
Families’ and Children’s AIDS Network Family Counseling Center, inc.
Family Focus Federation for Community Schools
Fathers, Families & Healthy Communities First Step Learning, Inc.
Food Works Forefront (formerly Donors Forum)
Franciscan Outreach Friedman Place
Futures Unlimited, Inc Gads Hill Center
Gateway Foundation Geneva Foundation
Goldie’s Place Good Shepherd Center
Grassroots Collaborative GROW in Illinois
Grundy County Health Department Habilitative Systems, Inc.
Health and Disability Advocates Health & Medicine Policy Research Group
Healthcare Alternative Systems Heartland Alliance
Hesed House Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters
Housing Action Illinois Housing Forward
Housing Opportunities for Women (HOW) Housing Options
Howard Area Community Center Human Resources Development Institute, Inc. (HRDI)
Hyde Park Neighborhood Club Hyde Park Outstanding Women’s League
IFF Illinois Action for Children
Illinois Adult Day Services Association Illinois AFL-CIO
Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans Illinois Asset Building Group
Illinois Assistive Technology Program Illinois Academy of Family Physicians
Illinois Association of Rehabilitation Facilities Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health
Illinois/Iowa Center for Independent Living Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
Illinois Collaboration on Youth Illinois Council of Area Projects
Illinois Education Association Illinois Environmental Council
Illinois Federation of Teachers Illinois Library Association
Illinois Network of Centers for Independent Living Illinois Occupational Therapy Association (ILOTA)
Illinois Parents of Adults with Developmental Disabilities Illinois Public Health Association
Illinois Safe Schools Alliance Illinois Stewardship Alliance
Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living IMPACT Center for Independent Living
Independent Voters of Illinois-Independent Precinct Organization Impruve
Infant Welfare Society of Chicago Innovation Illinois
Inspiration Corporation Instituto del Progreso Latino
Jane Addams Senior Caucus, Healthcare and Economic Justice Committee Jackson County Health Department
Japanese American Service Committee Jewish Council on Urban Affairs
Jobs With Justice John A. Logan College
KCCDD Korean American Resource and Cultural Center
L’Arche Chicago La Casa Norte
Lake County Center for Independent Living Lakeland College
Lakeside Community Development Corporation Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries
Large Unit District Association Latin United Community Housing Association (LUCHA)
Latino Policy Forum League of Women Voters of Chicago
League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford League of Women Voters of Illinois
League of Women Voters of Oak Park/River Forest Legal Council for Health Justice
Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House LIFE Center for Independent Living
Light the Way, Inc. LINC, Inc.
Literacy Works Living Independently Now Center of Southern Illinois
Logan Square Neighborhood Association Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois
Lutheran Social Services of Illinois Marillac St. Vincent Family Services
Mary Crane Center Massac County Mental Health
Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois Mental Health Summit Mercy Housing
Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force Metropolitan Family Services
Metropolitan Tenants Organization MFTD Waiver Families
Mission Services for the Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries, Inc. Mujeres Latinas En Accion
National Alliance on Mental Illness, Barrington Area National Alliance on Mental Illness, Chicago
National Alliance on Mental Illness, Illinois National Alliance on Mental Illness, Lake County
National Alliance on Mental Illness, Northern Illinois National Alliance on Mental Illness, Northwest Suburban
National Association of Social Workers, Illinois Chapter National Council of Jewish Women, Chicago North Shore Section
National Council of Jewish Women, Illinois State Policy Advocacy Network NeighborScapes
New Moms, Inc. Nicasa Behavioral Health Services
NNW Suburban Task Force on Supportive Housing North Avenue Day Nursery
North Center School for Handicapped Children Northern Illinois Public Health Consortium
Northwestern Illinois Center for Independent Living (NICIL) Northwestern Settlement Head Start
One Hope United ONE: Northside
Open Communities Opportunities for Access Center for Independent Living
Ounce of Prevention Fund PACE Center for Independent Living
ParentsWork Passages Alternative Living Programs
Pax Christi Seed Planters/Campaign Nonviolence Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative
Peoria Proud Planned Parenthood
PODER Polish American Association
Prevent Child Abuse Illinois Prevention First
Project IRENE Project Oz
Robin’s Nest Learning Center Raise Your Hand
Rockford MELD Rockford Sexual Assault Counseling
Rock Island County Area Project Rosecrance Health Network
Safer Foundation Sarah’s Inn
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law Save the Illinois State Museum
SEIU Health Care Illinois and Indiana SEIU Healthcare Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Kansas
SEIU Local 73 Shawnee Health Services
SHCJ Ecospirituality Group Shelter Care Ministries
Skip-a-Long Family and Community Services Sierra Club
Small World Learning Center South Cooperative Organization for Public Education (SCOPE)
South Suburban Housing Center Southsiders Organized for Unity and Liberation
SouthSTAR Services Southwest Organizing Project
Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois Sudden Infant Death Services (SIDS) of Illinois
Supportive Housing Providers Association The American Association of University Women of Illinois
The Arc Illinois The Autism Program of Easter Seals
The Baby Fold The Cara Program
The Chicago Coalition of Site Administered Child Care Programs The Civil Rights Agenda
The Collaboration for Early Childhood The First Step Day Care (Belvidere, IL)
The Harbour, Inc. The Hope Institute for Children and Families
The Indo-American Center The Jacksonville Area Center for Independent Living
The Learning Center The Legislative Education Network of DuPage (LEND)
The Literacy Connection The Night Ministry
The Oak Park Regional Housing Center The Resurrection Project
The Wells Center Thresholds
Teen Living Programs Transitions Mental Health Services
Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare
UCP Seguin Unitarian Universalist Advocacy Network of Illinois
United African Organization United Congregations of Metro East-O’Fallon Cluster
Unity Parenting and Counseling, Inc. Universal Family Connection Inc.
Voices for Illinois Children Volunteers of America Illinois
Wellspring Resources Women Employed
Woodstock Institute Young Invincibles
Youth & Family Peer Support Alliance Youth Organization Umbrella, Inc.
Youth Services Bureau of Illinois Valley, Inc. YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
YMCA of Rock River County YWCA of Lake County
YWCA of Quincy

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