Statement of Principles

We, the undersigned, endorse the founding principles of the City of Chicago's establishment of CAN TV and we urge the City to reaffirm those principles in the future:

  • Maximize community involvement
  • Serve a broadly diverse public
  • Operate on a nondiscriminatory basis
  • Receive operating funds from Chicago’s cable operators
  • Remain free from government and cable company control of its channels.
  A Knock at Midnight
ABATE Illinois Chicago Chapter
Access Living
Accessible Contemporary Music
ADAPT of Chicago Productions
AFSCME Council 31
Alliance for Community Peace
Amalgamated Transit Union
Arts Alliance Illinois
Better Life for Youth
Business & Professional People
      for the Public Interest
Catalyst Chicago
Center for Community Arts Partnership
      at Columbia College
Chicago Blood Cancer Foundation
Chicago Children’s Choir
Chicago Federation of Labor
Chicago Legal Clinic
Chicago Media Action
Chicago Public Media/WBEZ
Chicago Teachers Union
Chicago Tougaloo College
      Alumni Association
Chicago Youth Voices Network
      Beyond Media Education
      Columbia Links
      Community TV Network
      Free Spirit Media
      North Lawndale Community News
      Open Youth Networks
      Radio Arte
      Street Level Youth Media
      True Star Foundation
      We the People Media
      Young Chicago Authors
Committee for Labor Access /
      Labor Beat
Community Based Institute for
      Research and Action
Community Media Workshop
Community Renewal Society
Cook County Bar Association
Designs for Change
      Diversified Behavioral
Comprehensive Care
Equality Illinois
Englewood Community Cultural
      Planning Council
Etiquette Foundation
Family Resource Center
Fathers Who Care
Fellowship Flock Church
Gamaliel Foundation
Gay Liberation Network
The Gift House
Greater West Town Project
Harborquest, Inc.
Illinois State Bar Association
International Latino Cultural Center
Jewish Council on Urban Affairs
Jo Ray House
Kartemquin Films
La Familia Unida
  Labor of Love Performing
      Arts Academy
      Greater St. John Church
      New Landmark Church
      New Mt. Pilgrim Missionary
            Baptist Church
      Proviso M.B. Church
      New Zion M.B. Church
      Stone Temple M.B. Church
      Renewance Baptist Church
      Miracle Center Church
      Douglas Park Baptist Church
      Destiny Worship Center
      Jordan Temple M.B. Church
      Christ Centered Ministries
      St. Mark International
            Christian Church
      New Birth Christian Center
      New Mt. Sinai M.B. Church
LEED Council
Little City Foundation
Management Planning Institute, Inc.
NAACP West Chicago Chapter
Near Northwest Neighborhood
Neighborhood Writing Alliance
Nuclear Energy Information Service
Pilsen Neighbors
Project XY
Pros Arts Studio
Puerto Rican Cultural Center
Quality of Life Solutions
Radios Populares
Renaissance Society
Resurrection Project
Safe Haven
Sankofa, Inc.
Save The Patient
SCORE Chicago
Service Employees International
      Union (SEIU) Doctors Council
SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana
SEIU Local 1
SEIU Local 73
SEIU State Council
Snow City Arts
South Austin Coalition
Team Chicago
Teamsters 743
Teamsters 786
TLD Community Services
Toys for Tots
UE-Western Region
United African Organization
Uptown Multicultural Art Center
Urban Gateways
Urban Health Program-University
      of Illinois at Chicago 89.5 FM
Washington Park CDC
Washington Park Community Coalition
Washington Park Council
West Chesterfield Community Assoc.