We make a meaningful, measurable impact on the issues that matter most.

Our program areas

The future of our city, region and state depends on real progress in our four program areas: education, public safety, healthcare and economic growth. The Civic Consulting Alliance model connects the private and public sectors to solve problems and capture opportunities in these areas at no cost to taxpayers. There are no quick fixes – many of our projects are structured into multiple phases with long-term goals that take years to achieve.
Connecting Cook County 

The average Cook County family doles out $10,000 annually on train tickets, bus passes, car payments, and gas. Second only to housing as a yearly expense, transportation poses a financial burden to many families in our region. Beyond the financial challenge, many households do not have access to convenient transportation options, limiting their ability to access the most basic needs, such as a jobs, healthy food, and healthcare... Read More

Transportation is critical to the economic success of Cook County as it connects individuals to jobs and goods to market.

Toni Preckwinkle

President

Cook County Board of Commissioners

We grow civic leaders.

Our impact extends beyond the outcomes we accomplish in our program areas – it is multiplied by the leaders who grow through working with us. Individuals in our partners’ pro bono teams and those who work in-house at Civic Consulting Alliance work closely with high-level government officials to form a deep understanding of a given issue and develop plans to address them. This is more than valuable experience – it often inspires a lifelong passion for service that impacts Chicago long past the end of an individual project.
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