The Local Task Force represents dozens of local, community based institutions that are responsible for ensuring that the MLK Living Memorial Project remains a grounded, community-centered initiative that builds capacity and power for the Marquette Park community.

  • Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN)
  • Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP)
  • St. Rita Parish
  • Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation
  • Chicago Islamic Center
  • United Congress of Community and Religious Organizations (UCCRO)
  • Gage Park High School
  • Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS)
  • Sisters of St. Casimir
  • SANAD Social Services
  • Morrill School
  • Holy Cross Hospital/Mount Sinai
  • Ephraim Bahar Cultural Center
  • Target Area Development Corporation
  • Arab American Action Network
  • International Human Relations Council
  • Chicago Commission on Human Relations