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Project Fierce Chicago is a grassroots collective of radical social workers, housing advocates and young people who are working together to establish identity-affirming youth housing in Chicago. Project Fierce’s mission is to reduce LGBTQ youth homelessness in Chicago by providing transitional housing and support services to chronically homeless LGBTQ young adults.

The concept for Project Fierce Chicago was created in 2012, and the seed of the collective - the leadership team - launched the organization publicly with a fundraising campaign in April of 2013 to an overwhelmingly positive community response. Since the initial campaign, the collective has grown tremendously, and PFC has raised the money needed to purchase its first community home!

We are currently working with a realtor and community housing groups to identify a foreclosed or forfeited building on the West or South side that we will convert into longer-term housing for 10-12 LGBTQ-identified young adults. Our goal is to become a self-sustaining and environmentally responsible community, and to invest in neighborhood efforts. To assure the sustainability of our space, we will offer low-cost office rental space in the building for grassroots, social justice-focused non-profits seeking a home. Through these partnerships, we will be able to provide wrap-around services to our community members while simultaneously offsetting operational costs.

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