CoRise Illinois is a pilot program, formed in partnership with the ICA Group, SEIU HealthCare Illinois, and the Helen Miller Member Education and Training Center, designed to ease providers’ administrative load and create access to new forms of revenue for greater financial security. CoRise Illinois is a not-for-profit organization that will use elements of the cooperative model to center providers in decision-making and ensure responsiveness to their needs.
The ICA Group is a leading expert on worker ownership and the oldest national organization dedicated to the development of worker cooperatives. icagroup.org
SEIU-HCII has advocated for family child providers since 1996 and represents more than 35,000 FCCPs and child care center workers across the Midwest.
The Helen Miller SEIU Member Education and Training Center was founded in 2007 to provide training for union workers.