Thank you for joining us for Connecting the Dots: Human Services & Economic Development. We hope you enjoyed the discussion and learning more about the impactful work occurring throughout the city around health access, job creation, and business-nonprofit partnerships to uplift neighborhoods. We hope you left the conversation feeling inspired about our city's future and feel encouraged to explore opportunities to get involved.

If you were unable to join us, please check out the video recording of the session.

Please join us for the next Neighborhood Exchange session Doing Good in the Neighborhood: The Rise of Community-Based Incubators, occurring on January 26, 2022.

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Neighborhood Exchange Series

Featured Panelists

Kemena Brooks
Senior Project Manager, Development,
The Community Builders

Steve Hamman
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL)

Carlos Nelson
Executive Director,
Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation


Dr. Kimberlee Guenther
Chief Community Impact Officer,
United Way of Metro Chicago

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