Who We Are
The Acorn Collective is a group of community members comprised of BIPOC and White allies who demand an immediate and ongoing response to the intersectional injustices within our shared spaces.
"If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair."
- Shirley Chisholm
Native Land Statement
The Acorn Collective operates in Northbrook and Glenview, Illinois. We acknowledge that this is the stolen ancestral land of the Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo), Peoria, Bodéwadmiakiwen (Potawatomi), Miami, and Očeti Šakówiŋ (Sioux) people who were forcibly removed. Native people still reside in this area and we support the work of Indigenous groups in Cook County such as Chi-Nations Youth Council. Indigenous and Black liberation are intrinsically tied to everyone’s liberation.