The West Cook Branch advocates for democratic socialism on Chicago’s West Side and Western Suburbs. This includes organizing or participating in local events that align with our values, lobbying elected officials on policy and working on local political campaigns. The Branch is also working to bridge gaps between the suburbs and disenfranchised communities of color.


The West Cook Branch covers the western suburbs of Cook County. The branch’s borders are Chicago city limits to the east, Cook County limits to the west, I-55 to the south, and I-90 to the north. Suburbs within the branch include: Bellwood, Berkeley, Berwyn, Broadview, Cicero, Hillside, Forest Park, La Grange, Maywood, Melrose Park, North Riverside, Oak Park and more.

The following ZIP codes are within the boundaries of the West Cook branch:

60104, 60130, 60131, 60141, 60153, 60154, 60155, 60160, 60162, 60163, 60164, 60165, 60171, 60176, 60301, 60302, 60304, 60305, 60402, 60513, 60525, 60526, 60534, 60546, 60558, 60707, 60804.

Get involved

Anyone interested in participating with the West Cook branch should email [email protected]. We’d love to help you get plugged in!

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