To address the needs of the west side communities of Chicago by developing, managing and operating group and individual programs to:
- Stimulate self-determination, empowerment, self-awareness, community development and revitalization, human dignity and racial pride.
- Promote positive self-images in children and adults.
- Provide through the existing resources of the agency and by referral to others, education/training designed to lead to employment and job fulfillment.
- Promote citizen involvement in the improvement and stabilization of the neighborhood.