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Record #: O2020-2828   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/20/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 6/17/2020
Title: Allocation of Affordable Housing Opportunity Funds to Inner-City Muslim Action Network for establishment of IMAN Green Re-Entry Program to help preserve affordable housing in gentrifying neighborhoods
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: FINANCE FUNDS - Affordable Housing Opportunity Fund
Attachments: 1. O2020-2828.pdf


May 20, 2020


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Housing, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing an allocation of AHOF funds to the Inner City Muslim Action Network.

Your favorable consideration ofthis ordinance will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City") is a home rule unit of government under Article VII, Section 6(a) ofthe Constitution ofthe State of Illinois, and, as such, may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and

WHEREAS, the City has determined that the continuance of a shortage of affordable housing to persons of low and moderate income is harmful to the health, prosperity, economic stability and general welfare of the City; and

WHEREAS, the City, through its Department of Housing ("DOH"), desires to establish the IMAN Green Re-entry Program (the "IMAN Program") to help preserve at-risk affordable housing in gentrifying neighborhoods in Chicago through a paid construction training and apprenticeship program for formerly incarcerated individuals and court-involved youth, as more specifically set forth on Exhibit A attached hereto; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 2-44-080(G)(1) of the Municipal Code of Chicago (the "Municipal Code"), funds deposited into the Affordable Housing Opportunity Fund ("AHOF Funds") may be used for the construction, rehabilitation or preservation of affordable housing or may be used in connection with such other housing programs as shall be specifically approved by the City Council for such revenues; and

WHEREAS, the IMAN Program will directly enhance the preservation of affordable housing in Chicago; and

WHEREAS, the City desires to authorize the use of AHOF Funds for the IMAN Program; now, therefore,


SECTION 1. The above recitals are incorporated herein and made a part hereof.

SECTION 2. The IMAN Program, as set forth in Exhibit A attached hereto and made a part hereof, is hereby authorized.

SECTION 3. AHOF Funds, as may be appropriated from time to time, are hereby authorized for use in connection with the IMAN Program.

SECTION 4... Subject to the approval of the Corporation Counsel and subject to the appropriation of funding, the Commissioner of DOH (the "Commissioner") and a designee of the Commissioner (together with the Commissioner, the "Authorized Officer") are each hereby authorized to negotiate, execute and deliver all agreements for the administration of the IMAN Program for the City and, further, are each hereby authorized to perform any and all acts as shall be necessary or advisable in connection with the IMAN Program, as authorized by this ordinance.

SECTION 5. To the extent that any ordinance, resolution, rule, order or provision of the Municipal Code, or part thereof, conflicts with the provisions of this ordinance, the provisions of this ordinance shall control. If any section, paragraph, clause or provision of this ordinance shall

be held invalid, the invalidity of such section, paragraph, clause or provision shall not affect any of the other provisions of this ordinance.

SECTION 6. This ordinance shall be effective as ofthe date of its passage and approval.

Exhibit A
IMAN Program

Description and Budget

Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN) Green Re Entry Program Narrative

I. Organization Overview and History

The Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN) is a community organization that fosters health, wellness, and healing in the inner-city by organizing for social justice, cultivating the arts, and operating a holistic health center. The organization's headquarters resides in one the most disenfranchised communities in Chicago- Chicago Lawn; a community it serves along with the surrounding neighborhoods of West Englewood and Englewood. Founded in 1997, IMAN offers a myriad of holistic and intersectional services for the diverse, low-income populations it serves, which include: primary, behavioral, and oral health services through its Federally Qualified Health Center; arts and culture programming; youth leadership development; transitional housing, workforce, and construction training for returning citizens and opportunity youth; and food access advocacy coupled with a weekly farmers' market/stand. In 2016, IMAN opened a second location in the West End community of Atlanta, Georgia. The focus ofthis project is Chicago only.

In 2009, IMAN launched its Green ReEntry program to address the challenge of access to affordable housing, while providing transitional housing, life skills, workforce and construction training, behavioral health counseling, case management, high school diploma/GED prep, and job placement to formerly incarcerated/returning citizens and court-involved/opportunity youth.

II. Green ReEntry Program

IMAN's Green ReEntry program is a paid construction training and apprenticeship program in which the participants receive several weeks of paid classroom and construction site training, life skills and behavioral health support, case management, and job placement. IMAN is a certified National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) training site and its instructors deliver the industry recognized curriculum and certifications, in addition to the hands-on training.

IMAN's Green ReEntry program started in 2009 with a focus on adult housing and workforce training for men who were formerly incarcerated returning citizens. Over the years, the organization began to accept youth participants, and in 2017 IMAN formerly instituted a youth program. Specifically, IMAN began to work with youth between the ages of 16 and 25 years of age, providing housing, life skills training, opportunities for service learning, physical and behavioral health services, workforce training, and job placement. Although nearly 200 men have participated in the program over the years, since 2017 IMAN has had approximately 45 youth between the ages of 16 and 24, as well as approximately 20 men over the age of 25 in its Green ReEntry program; and at least 50 have graduated and/or received various certificates from the certified construction training program. Since 2017, participants have rehabbed 3 properties (one

single family home and 2 group homes for young men fleeing violence between the ages 16 and 24) and are in the process of rehabbing another single home for a family fleeing violence.

In 2019, IMAN piloted the Weekend Warriors and Green ReEntry-Women. Weekend Warriors is a collaborative city-wide effort between IMAN's Green ReEntry Program and City Colleges of Chicago. It strategically targets young men identified as being at the highest risk of shooting or being shot' on Chicago's hot summer weekends between Memorial Day and Labor Day when the violence in Chicago is at its highest. Developed and led by IMAN, Weekend Warriors engages participants for the entire duration ofthe weekend with a robust program that provides high quality education, minimum-wage stipends, artistic expression, job opportunities, case management and wrap-around services embedded in a network of positive social and institutional connections that have long-term impact on their life trajectories. Select city colleges are activated as sites of placement from Friday through Sunday, offering training in their area of specialty. The Weekend Warriors 2019 Pilot was hosted by Richard J. Daley College for 13 participants who received training in Manufacturing Technology with a seminar on College Success. Students graduated to a Basic Certificate in Industrial Welding and 9 college credits. In addition, IMAN piloted Green ReEntry-Women in 2019. An intergenerational cohort of 9 women completed a 16-week NCCER Core Course. In 2020, IMAN will include women in Weekend Warriors.

NCCER Curriculum

IMAN has selected a proven, industry-based curriculum administered by the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER). A leader in workforce development for the construction industry, NCCER sets and maintains the global standard in construction training and certification. NCCER qualifications have been developed by industry subject and academic leaders to help learners gain credentials that are recognized by the industry around the world.

Green ReEntry participants receive daily instruction from Journeyman Status Instructors in the field of Electrical, Carpentry and Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC). NCCER's Core Curriculum is a prerequisite to all other Level 1 craft curriculum. Green ReEntry participants learn the basic skills needed to continue education in its three Green ReEntry Program Trades, Electrical, Carpentry, and HVAC:
Electrical- NCCER Electrical Curriculum is a comprehensive, 4-level Electrical curriculum that complies with DOL time-based standards for apprenticeship. Key to the Green ReEntry participant success is blending classroom and on-site instruction in OSHA, Electrical Safety, Introduction to Electrical Circuits, Electrical Theory, Introduction to the National Electrical Code, Device Boxes, Hand Bending, Raceways and Fittings, Conductors and Cables, Basic Electrical Construction Drawings, Residential Electrical Services, and Electrical Test Equipment curriculum and assessments.
Carpentry - NCCER's Carpentry Curriculum consists of four-level curriculum covers content such as Building Materials, Cabinet Fabrication, and Advanced Wall Systems. The Green ReEntry Instructors provide an NCCER curriculum along with assessments that focus on Building Materials, Fasteners, and Adhesives; Hand and Power Tools; Introduction to Construction Drawings, Specifications, and Layout; Floor Systems; Wall Systems; Ceiling Joist and Roof Framing; and Basic Stair Layout.
HVAC - NCCER's HVAC Curriculum has been designed by highly qualified subject matter experts with this in mind. Our four levels, North American Technician Excellence (NATE)
recognized, present theoretical and practical skills essential to your success as an HVAC installer or technician. The Green ReEntry Program Instructors focus on NCCER curriculum standards and assessments for Introduction to HVAC, Trade Mathematics, Basis Electricity, Introduction to Heating, Introduction to Cooling, Introduction to Air Distribution Systems, Basic Copper and Plastic Piping Practices.

NCCER Core Credentials have a solid foundation, providing a clear pathway towards meeting the demands of the construction workforce. IMAN incorporated industry-recognized credentials into its Green ReEntry Programs because it recognized the demand for skilled workers in the industry. The NCCER curriculum provides Green ReEntry participants with a head-start on their careers. Successful completion of NCCER industry-recognized curriculum provides graduates with a better opportunity of being hired within the Chicagoland construction industry. The NCCER's industry-recognized credentials provide participants and craft professionals with national portability of skills. NCCER maintains credentialing and certification through its Registry System. A full set of printed credentials are sent to a participant once successful completion is achieved.

Finally, participants in IMAN's Green ReEntry ("GR") have become general contractors who have worked on City of Chicago projects, been accepted in the union apprentice programs, and a few have been hired as NCCER-certified instructors in the program. There is a demand for housing in the city, and in the communities that IMAN serves there is no shortage of abandoned homes and opportunities for training and employment in the communities to rebuild. IMAN's Green ReEntry impactful model of community restoration has been featured in various media, such as the Chicago Reporter, "Ex-Inmates Help Revitalize Community, 'Get Humanity Back.'"1

Program Accomplishments
IMAN graduated a total of 110 participants (adults & youth) with certifications in Electrical, HVAC, Carpentry, & Production Welding
Completed rehab of 8 housing units with a ninth unit in progress.
Amongst engaged alumni who have maintained some degree of contact, 50 are employed
About 10% of participants are enrolled in continued education
8 GR alumni have been formally involved in the program as Contractors/Instructors
GR Leadership Homes have housed 60 adults and 32 youth participants over the years
2 GR alumni have completed the full cycle and purchased their very first home from IMAN, rehabbed by other GR participants
4 GR participants in emergency situations sent on an exchange program to IMAN's Atlanta chapter
About 90% of all GR participants have been on travel excursions and exposed to institutional networks nationwide
1 2018 participant won Marguerite Casey Foundation's 2019 Sargent Shriver Youth Warriors Award

' Caputo, A. (May 4, 2014). "Ex-Inmate Help Revitalize Community, 'Get Humanity Back" |1010|
2020 Cohort

IMAN intends to train 50-60 Green ReEntry participants in 2020 (20- regular weekday training, ages 18-25; 20- regular weekday training, age 25+; 10 women in Weekend Warriors age 18+; and 10 men in Weekend Warriors2, ages 18+.) IMAN has found that it takes about 36 months for a participant to achieve competency in a trade and other skills to support success. The 2020 cohort will reflect Year One of an anticipated 3-Year training.

III. Metrics

IMAN will provide quarterly reports on the following metrics:
Recruit and engage 50 youth and adults though the 2020 Green ReEntry cohorts that include regular cohorts and Weekend Warriors.
100% of the participants will receive a physical and behavioral health screening within six months of program enrollment.
70% of Green ReEntry participants in therapy will report an improvement through self-reporting and assessment.
90% of Green ReEntry regular weekday participants will complete NCCER Core Curriculum in Year One.
70% of Weekend Warrior participants will receive a B average by the end of the course.

2 May include some participants from the regular weekday training.|1010|
IV. Request and Budget

IMAN requests $1,000,000 to support Phase One of the project.

2020 Green ReEntry
REVENUE DPD Other Sources Total
DPD $ 1,000,000.00 $ $ 1,000,000.00
Other Sources $ $ 2,513,356.00 $ 2,513,356.00
TOTAL REVENUE $ 1,000,000.00 $ 2,513,356.00 $ 3,513,356.00

Personnel DPD Other Sources Total
Case Managers- 4 FTE $ 105,000.00 $ 185,000.00 $ 230,000.00
Instructors - 3 FTE $ 105,000.00 $ 165,000.00 $ 230,000.00
2 Technical Assistants- 2 FTE $ $ 54,000.00 $ 54,000.00
Other staff: GR Director, Curriculum Manager, Job Placement, Outreach, Support Staff $ $ 445,000.00 $ 445,000.00
GR Behavioral Health Therapist $ 70,000.00 $ $ 70,000.00
Curriculum Manager- .5 FTE $ 35,000.00 $ 35,000.00 $ 70,000.00
Fringe -17% $ 58,650.00 $ 150,280.00 $ 208,930.00
Cohort Stipends Participant stipends-18-25 years old; 20 participants $ $ 320,000.00 $ 320,000.00
Advanced youth cohort- 7 GR Graduates on apprenticeship sites $ $ 144,000.00 $ 144,000.00
Participant stipends- 25+ years old; 20 participants $ 320,000.00 $ 320,000.00
Weekend Warriors - Women $ 115,000.00 $ 115,000.00
Weekend Warriors - Men $ 115,000.00 $ 115,000.00
Meals $ $ 55,000.00 $ 45,000.00
Security $ $ 100,000.00 $ 100,000.00
Training Books/Clothing EPA Training (HVAC) 2020; OSHA; Books for each area; BPI books/exams $ . - $ 30,000.00 $ 30,000.00
Training Materials Ducts/parts/lumber/tools/assembly materials for various areas $ $ 428,660.00 $ 428,660.00
Contingency $ $ 104,008.00 $ 104,008.00
Overhead $ 76,350.00 $ 297,408.00 $ 373,758.00
TOTAL EXPENSES $ 1,000,000.00 $ 2,513,356.00 $ 3,403,356.00

CITY OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT and AFFIDAVIT Related to Contract/Amendment/Solicitation EDS # 151315

Legal name of the Disclosing Party submitting the EDS:
Inner-City Muslim Action Network Enter d/b/a if applicable:
The Disclosing Party submitting this EDS is:
the Applicant
Business address of the Disclosing Party:
2744 W. 63 St. Chicago, IL 60629 United States
Name of contact person:
Harriet Lewis

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E. Federal Employer Identification No. (if you have one):

F. Brief description of contract, transaction or other undertaking (referred to below as the "Matter") to which this EDS pertains:
Housing and workforce development project
Which City agency or department is requesting this EDS?
Specification Number
Contract (PO) Number
Revision Number
Release Number
User Department Project Number

1. Indicate the nature of the Disclosing Party:
-Not-for-profit corporation Is the Disclosing Party also a 501(c)(3) organization?
Is the Disclosing Party incorporated or organized in the State of Illinois?
DISCLOSING PARTY IS A LEGAL ENTITY: 1.a.1 Does the Disclosing Party have any directors?

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1 .a.3 List below the full names and titles of all executive officers and all directors, if any, of the entity. Do not include any directors who have no power to select the entity's officers.

Officer/Director: Mr. Umar Carter
Title: President
Role: Both
Officer/Director: Mr. Clyde K. El-Amin
Title: Vice President
Role: Both
Officer/Director: Dr. Aminah McCloud
Title: Secretary
Role: Both

1.a.5 Are there any members ofthe not-for-profit Disclosing Party which are legal entities?

Has the Disclosing Party provided any income or compensation to any City elected official during the 12-month period preceding the date ofthis EDS?
Does the Disclosing Party reasonably expect to provide any income or compensation to any City elected official during the 12-month period following the date of this EDS?

D. Does any City elected official or, to the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, any City elected official's spouse or domestic partner, have a financial interest (as defined in Chapter 2-156 ofthe Municipal Code ("MCC")) in the Disclosing Party?

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The Disclosing Party must disclose the name and business address of each subcontractor, attorney, lobbyist (as defined in MCC Chapter 2-156), accountant, consultant and any other person or entity whom the Disclosing Party has retained or expects to retain in connection with the Matter, as well as the nature of the relationship, and the total amount of the fees paid or estimated to be paid. The Disclosing Party is not required to disclose employees who are paid solely through the Disclosing Party's regular payroll.
If the Disclosing Party is uncertain whether a disclosure is required under this Section, the Disclosing Party must either ask the City whether disclosure is required or make the disclosure.
1. Has the Disclosing Party retained or does it anticipate retaining any legal entities in connection with the Matter?

3. Has the Disclosing Party retained or does it anticipate retaining any persons in connection with the Matter?

Under MCC Section 2-92-415. substantial owners of business entities that contract with the City must remain in compliance with their child support obligations throughout the contract's term.
Has any person who directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the Disclosing Party been declared in arrearage of any child support obligations by any Illinois court of competent jurisdiction?
Not applicable because no person directly or indirectly owns 10% or more of the Disclosing Party
1. [This certification applies only if the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's Department of Procurement Services.] In the 5-year period preceding the date of this EDS, neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity has engaged, in connection with the performance of any public contract, the services of an integrity

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monitor, independent private sector inspector general, or integrity compliance consultant (i.e. an individual or entity with legal, auditing, investigative, or other similar skills, designated by a public agency to help the agency monitor the activity of specified agency vendors as well as help the vendors reform their business practices so they can be considered for agency contracts in the future, or continue with a contract in progress).
I certify the above to be true
The Disclosing Party and its Affiliated Entities are not delinquent in the payment of any fine, fee, tax or other source of indebtedness owed to the City of Chicago, including, but not limited to, water and sewer charges, license fees, parking tickets, property taxes and sales taxes, nor is the Disclosing Party delinquent in the payment of any tax administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue.
I certify the above to be true
The Disclosing Party and, if the Disclosing Party is a legal entity, all of those persons or entities identified in Section 11(B)(1) of this EDS:

are not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from any transactions by any federal, state or local unit of government;
have not, during the 5 years before the date of this EDS, been convicted of a criminal offense, adjudged guilty, or had a civil judgment rendered against them in connection with: obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public (federal, state or local) transaction or contract under a public transaction;
a violation of federal or state antitrust statutes; fraud; embezzlement; theft; forgery; bribery; falsification or destruction of records; making false statements; or receiving stolen property;
are not presently indicted for, or criminally or civilly charged by, a governmental entity (federal, state or local) with committing any of the offenses set forth in subparagraph (b) above;
have not, during the 5 years before the date of this EDS, had one or more public transactions (federal, state or local) terminated for cause or default; and
have not, during the 5 years before the date of this EDS, been convicted, adjudged guilty, or found liable in a civil proceeding, or in any criminal or civil action, including actions concerning environmental violations, instituted by the City or by the federal government, any state, or any other unit of local government.
I certify the above to be true
The Disclosing Party understands and shall comply with the applicable requirements of MCC Chapter 2-56 (Inspector General) and Chapter 2-156 (Governmental Ethics).

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I certify the above to be true
Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any Contractor, nor any Affiliated Entity of either the Disclosing Party or any Contractor, nor any Agents have, during the 5 years before the date of this EDS, or, with respect to a Contractor, an Affiliated Entity,
or an Affiliated Entity of a Contractor during the 5 years before the date of such Contractor's or Affiliated Entity's contract or engagement in connection with the Matter:
bribed or attempted to bribe, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of bribery or attempting to bribe, a public officer or employee of the City, the State of Illinois, or any agency of the federal government or of any state or local government in the United States of America, in that officer's or employee's official capacity;
agreed or colluded with other bidders or prospective bidders, or been a party to any such agreement, or been convicted or adjudged guilty of agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders, in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid a fixed price or otherwise; or
made an admission of such conduct described in subparagraph (a) or (b) above that is a matter of record, but have not been prosecuted for such conduct; or
violated the provisions referenced in MCC Subsection 2-92-320(a)(4)(Contracts Requiring a Base Wage); (a)(5)(Debarment Regulations); or (a)(6)(Minimum Wage Ordinance).
I certify the above to be true
Neither the Disclosing Party, nor any Affiliated Entity or Contractor, or any of their employees, officials, agents or partners, is barred from contracting with any unit of state or local government as a result of engaging in or being convicted of

bid-rigging in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-3:
bid-rotating in violation of 720 ILCS 5/33E-4: or
any similar offense of any state or of the United States of America that contains the same elements as the offense of bid-rigging or bid-rotating.
I certify the above to be true
Neither the Disclosing Party nor any Affiliated Entity is listed on a Sanctions List maintained by the United States Department of Commerce, State, or Treasury, or any successor federal agency.
I certify the above to be true
i. Neither the Applicant nor any "controlling person" [see MCC Chapter 1-23, Article I for applicability and defined terms] of the Applicant is currently indicted

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or charged with, or has admitted guilt of, or has ever been convicted of, or placed under supervision for, any criminal offense involving actual, attempted, or conspiracy to commit bribery, theft, fraud, forgery, perjury, dishonesty or deceit against an officer or employee of the City or any "sister agency"; and ii. the Applicant understands and acknowledges that compliance with Article I is a continuing requirement for doing business with the City.
NOTE: If MCC Chapter 1-23. Article I applies to the Applicant, that Article's permanent compliance timeframe supersedes 5-year compliance timeframes in this Section V.
I certify the above to be true
9. [FOR APPLICANT ONLY] The Applicant and its Affiliated Entities will not use, nor
permit their subcontractors to use, any facility listed as having an active exclusion by
the U.S. EPA on the federal System for Award Management ("SAM")
I certify the above to be true
[FOR APPLICANT ONLY] The Applicant will obtain from any contractors/subcontractors hired or to be hired in connection with the Matter certifications equal in form and substance to those in Certifications (2) and (9) above and will not, without the prior written consent of the City, use any such contractor/subcontractor that does not provide such certifications or that the Applicant has reason to believe has not provided or cannot provide truthful certifications.
I certify the above to be true
To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all current employees of the Disclosing Party who were, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the date ofthis EDS, an employee, or elected or appointed official, of the City of Chicago.
To the best ofthe Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, the following is a complete list of all gifts that the Disclosing Party has given or caused to be given, at any time during the 12-month period preceding the execution date of this EDS, to an employee, or elected or appointed official, of the City of Chicago. For purposes of this statement, a "gift" does not include: (i) anything made generally available to City employees or to the general public, or (ii) food or drink provided
in the course of official City business and having a retail value of less than $25 per recipient, or (iii) a political contribution otherwise duly reported as required by law.

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The Disclosing Party certifies, as defined in MCC Section 2-32-455(b), the Disclosing Party
is not a "financial institution"
Any words or terms defined in MCC Chapter 2-156 have the same meanings if used in this Part D.
1. In accordance with MCC Section 2-156-110: To the best of the Disclosing Party's knowledge after reasonable inquiry, does any official or employee ofthe City have a financial interest in his or her own name or in the name of any other person or entity in the Matter?
If the Disclosing Party cannot make this verification, the Disclosing Party must disclose all required information in the space provided below or in an attachment in the "Additional Info" tab. Failure to comply with these disclosure requirements may make any contract entered into with the City in connection with the Matter voidable by the City.
The Disclosing Party verifies that the Disclosing Party has searched any and all records of the Disclosing Party and any and all predecessor entities regarding records of investments or profits from slavery or slaveholder insurance policies during the slavery era (including insurance policies issued to slaveholders that provided coverage for damage to or injury or death of their slaves), and the Disclosing Party has found no such records.
I can make the above verification


Is the Matter federally funded? For the purposes of this Section VI, tax credits allocated by the City and proceeds of debt obligations of the City are not federal funding.


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The Disclosing Party understands and agrees that:
The certifications, disclosures, and acknowledgments contained in this EDS will become part of any contract or other agreement between the Applicant and the City in connection with the Matter, whether procurement, City assistance, or other City action, and are material inducements to the City's execution of any contract or taking other action with respect to the Matter. The Disclosing Party understands that it must comply with all statutes, ordinances, and regulations on which this EDS is based.
The City's Governmental Ethics Ordinance, MCC Chapter 2-156, imposes certain duties and obligations on persons or entities seeking City contracts, work, business, or transactions. The full text ofthis ordinance and a training program is available on line at . and may also be obtained from the City's Board of Ethics, 740 N. Sedgwick St., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 744-9660. The Disclosing Party must comply fully with this ordinance.
I acknowledge and consent to the above The Disclosing Party understands and agrees that:
If the City determines that any information provided in this EDS is false, incomplete or inaccurate, any contract or other agreement in connection with which it is submitted may be rescinded or be void or voidable, and the City may pursue any remedies under the contract or agreement (if not rescinded or void), at law, or in equity, including terminating the Disclosing Party's participation in the Matter and/or declining to allow the Disclosing Party to participate in other City transactions. Remedies at law for a false statement of material fact may include incarceration and an award to the City of treble damages.
It is the City's policy to make this document available to the public on its Internet site and/or upon request. Some or all ofthe information provided in, and appended to, this EDS may be made publicly available on the Internet, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, or otherwise. By completing and signing this EDS, the Disclosing Party waives and releases any possible rights or claims which it may have against the City in connection with the public release of information contained in this EDS and also authorizes the City to verify the accuracy of any information submitted in this EDS.
The information provided in this EDS must be kept current. In the event of changes, the Disclosing Party must supplement this EDS up to the time the City takes action on the Matter. If the Matter is a contract being handled by the City's

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Department of Procurement Services, the Disclosing Party must update this EDS as the contract requires. NOTE: With respect to Matters subject to MCC Article I of Chapter 1-23 (imposing PERMANENT INELIGIBILITY for certain specified offenses), the information provided herein regarding eligibility must be kept current for a longer period, as required by MCC Chapter 1-23 and Section 2-154-020.

I acknowledge and consent to the above


This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5%. It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.
Under MCC Section 2-154-015, the Disclosing Party must disclose whether such Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently has a "familial relationship" with any elected city official or department head. A "familial relationship" exists if, as ofthe date this EDS is signed, the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof is related to the mayor, any alderman, the city clerk, the city treasurer or any city department head as spouse or domestic partner or as any of the following, whether by blood or adoption: parent, child, brother or sister, aunt or uncle, niece or nephew, grandparent, grandchild, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepfather or stepmother, stepson or stepdaughter, stepbrother or stepsister or half-brother or half-sister.
"Applicable Party" means (1) all corporate officers ofthe Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a corporation; all partners ofthe Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a general partnership; all general partners and limited partners ofthe Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited partnership; all managers, managing members and members of the Disclosing Party, if the Disclosing Party is a limited liability company; (2) all principal officers ofthe Disclosing Party; and (3) any person having more than a 7.5% ownership interest in the Disclosing Party. "Principal officers" means the president, chief operating officer, executive director, chief financial officer, treasurer or secretary of a legal entity or any person exercising similar authority.
Does the Disclosing Party or any "Applicable Party" or any Spouse or Domestic Partner thereof currently have a "familial relationship" with an elected city official or department head?

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This Appendix is to be completed only by (a) the Applicant, and (b) any legal entity which has a direct ownership interest in the Applicant exceeding 7.5% (an "Owner"). It is not to be completed by any legal entity which has only an indirect ownership interest in the Applicant.
Pursuant to MCC Section 2-154-010, is the Applicant or any Owner identified as a building code scofflaw or problem landlord pursuant to MCC Section 2-92-416??


This Appendix is to be completed only by an Applicant that is completing this EDS as a "contractor" as defined in MCC Section 2-92-385. That section, which should be consulted ( ), generally covers a party to any agreement pursuant to which they: (i) receive City of Chicago funds in consideration for services, work or goods provided (including for legal or other professional services), or (ii) pay the City money for a license, grant or concession allowing them to conduct a business on City premises.
On behalf of an Applicant that is a contractor pursuant to MCC Section 2-92-385, I hereby certify that the Applicant is in compliance with MCC Section 2-92-385(b)(1) and (2), which prohibit: (i) screening job applicants based on their wage or salary history, or (ii) seeking job applicants' wage or salary history from current or former employers. I also certify that the Applicant has adopted a policy that includes those prohibitions.
This certification shall serve as the affidavit required by MCC Section 2-92-385(c)(1).
N/A - I am not an Applicant that is a "contractor" as defined in MCC Section 2-92-385.


Please add any additional explanatory information here. If explanation is longer than 1000 characters, you may add an attachment below. Please note that your EDS, including all attachments, becomes available for public viewing upon contract award. Your attachments will be viewable "as is" without manual redaction by the City. You are responsible for redacting any non-public information from your documents before uploading.

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List of vendor attachments uploaded by City staff
List of attachments uploaded by vendor

Under penalty of perjury, the person signing below: (1) warrants that he/she is authorized to execute this EDS, and Appendices A and B (if applicable), on behalf of the Disclosing Party, and (2) warrants that all certifications and statements contained in this EDS, and Appendices A and B (if applicable), are true, accurate and complete as of the date furnished to the City. Submission of this form constitutes making the oath associated with notarization.
Is/ 04/24/2020 Harriet Lewis Senior Director
Inner-City Muslim Action Network
This is a printed copy of the Economic Disclosure Statement, the original of which is filed electronically with the City of Chicago. Any alterations must be made electronically, alterations on this printed copy are void and of no effect.

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