NU Public Interest Program

Building a Network of Engaged Citizens to Inspire Change

Past Partners

NUPIP has placed Fellows at more than 80 partner organizations over the past decade. Below are some of our most recent and/or most frequent partner organizations:

Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL)

Adler Planetarium

Allow Good

Brave Initiatives

By the Hand Club for Kids

Center for Companies that Care

Center for Independent Futures

Center on Halsted

Chapin Hall 

Chicago Federation of Labor – Workers Assistance Committee

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)

Chicago Public Schools – Department of Principal Quality

Chicago Public Schools – Department of Student Assessment

Chicago Public Schools – Office of Diverse Learner Supports and Services

Chicago Public Schools – Office of Innovation & Incubation

Chicago Public Schools – Office of Service Leadership Programs

Civic Consulting Alliance (CCA)

Coalition to Save Our Mental Health Centers

Cradles to Crayons

Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund (DMSF)

Evanston/Skokie School District 65

Evanston Township High School (ETHS) – Community Service Department

Evanston Township High School (ETHS) – Design Thinking & Innovation

Free Spirit Media


Heartland Alliance

Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health (ICAH)

Illinois Network of Charter Schools

Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC)

James B Moran Center for Youth Advocacy

La Casa Norte

Lawndale Christian Health Center

LEARN Charter School Network

Legal Prep Charter Academy


Noble Charter Schools – Gary Comer College Prep

Northwestern University – Center for Civic Engagement

Peer Health Exchange

Rickover Naval Academy

SAGA Innovations

Upwardly Global

Urban Partnership Bank

Urban Prep Academies

World Chicago

Youth & Opportunity United (Y.O.U.)

Youth Job Center

For a complete list of past partners, see Past Fellows.