North River Commission is the nonprofit community and economic development corporation for the Northwest side of Chicago, from the Chicago River to Cicero and Addison to Devon. Founded in 1962 by concerned residents and neighborhood institutions, North River Commission unites over 100 civic associations, businesses, schools, institutions, and places of worship. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in our community by developing affordable housing, quality education, arts & cultural endeavors, open spaces, and thriving neighborhood businesses.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy:
The North River Commission (“NRC”) is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and to maintaining a work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment. It is NRC’s policy to prohibit discrimination and harassment by existing and prospective employees, 1099 contractors, leaders, board members, committee members, and volunteers (“Team Members”) against any other Team Member, or any other qualified individual, on the basis of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming), sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including HIV status), medical condition, pregnancy, military or veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, or any other reason prohibited by law. It is also NRC’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations to Team Members, and any other qualified individual, with disabilities, and to the exercise of sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observance by Team Members, and any other qualified individual, so long as such accommodation does not pose an undue hardship. This policy applies to hiring, internal promotions, training, board and committee oversight, opportunities for advancement, and terminations, and applies to all Team Members, and any other qualified individual. NRC also prohibits retaliation by any Team Member against any other Team Member, or any other qualified individual, who in good faith complains of perceived harassing or discriminatory conduct, participates in an agency investigation into such complaints, requests a reasonable accommodation, or engages in other protected activity.