Harriet’s Daughters works collectively with peer organizations to advocate for, create and support policies and processes that secure employment and wealth creation opportunities for African-American communities.
We believe that our mission has never been more important
In Chicago, the poorest communities are all African American.
Illinois has the third highest black unemployment rate in the country - More than twice the white unemployment rate
Among black males 16 to 19 years old, the unemployment rate is a shocking 92 percent.