Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Here and Again

We Rock with Opportunity

aka WRWO 94.5 FM LP

OTTAWA, IL

Mission

Opening doors with education to new opportunities in radio, film, photography, music, theatre production, magic, entrepreneurship, finance, dance, fitness, health, and the fine arts. We create new economic, and employment opportunities through education.

Ruling Year

2015

Volunteer

Katie Troccoli

Main Address

827 COLUMBUS ST

OTTAWA, IL 61350 USA

Formerly Known As

Here and Again Inc

Keywords

Education Radio Theatre Entertainment Preservation

EIN

46-2313987

 Number

4952957932

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Radio (A34)

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

Natural Resource Conservation and Protection (C30)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

Our first mission is to create a community radio station in Ottawa, Illinois, which will cultivate the artistic minds in our community to produce economic opportunities in the arts and entertainment. Our hope is to create new economic, and employment opportunities in our community. WRWO 94.5 FM LP radio station will be the platform. It will provide the community with affordable education and mentoring to better their lives. Classes in the arts, finance and well living will be offered. The radio station will give individuals and groups in its listening area a vehicle to express their viewpoints and to promote La Salle County to its online listeners. WRWO 94.5 FM will aid and promote the leisure industry, and economic growth in Ottawa, Illinois. We will maintain a high standard of excellence on the radio station.

Our programs

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WRWO 94.5 FM LP Ottawa, Illinois Community Radio

Where we work

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

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What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

Here and Again, Inc. is a non-profit organization that aims to encourage the growth of artistic minds and produce opportunities in arts and entertainment in Ottawa, Illinois. We created Ottawa’s first community radio station WRWO 94.5 FM in 2016 to help achieve this purpose. Every month WRWO hosts an event known as Song + Story, a homegrown music series where we invite local and touring acts to perform and share the inspiration behind their work.

We are using Ottawa Community Radio WRWO 94.5 FM (low power) to reach out to the community of Ottawa and the world through our on line presence to create a better quality of life through education and positive reinforcement. We have an app in your phone app store and broadcast on Tunein on line radio.

We have a licensed low power radio station in Ottawa, Illinois

We launched WRWO 94.5 FM (low power) radio station in August of 2017 We are building positive content and promoting the arts and entertainment industry to create economic opportunities in the Ottawa, LaSalle County Illinois area.

Our low power radio station became licensed in August of 2017 Our event Song + Story is helping to expose up and coming artist to the community and world through our on line presence,

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Financials

Here and Again

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Operations

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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Organizational Demographics

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Equity Strategies

Last updated: 11/29/2019

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Data

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We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.

Policies and processes

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We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.