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06.28.24

A Conversation on Structural Inequality with Dr. Andre M. Perry

Join us for a free conversation with nationally respected scholar and educator Dr. Andre M. Perry, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institute. Dr. Perry’s pioneering work focuses on race, structural inequality, and economic inclusion. He is the author of the 2020 book, Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities.

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07.18.24

Associate Board Basics Seminar and Board Fair Networking Reception

Are you a young professional looking for a way to get more involved? An Associate Board could be a great fit! Our Associate Board Basics seminar will equip you with the tools you need for service on a nonprofit’s Associate or Junior Board.

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07.18.24

Women United Panel: Women Leaders Reshaping Traditional Industries

United Way of Metro Chicago’s Women United affinity group invites you to join us for our Summer Panel: Women Leaders Reshaping Traditional Industries on July 18. The powerhouse group of women leaders will discuss their career paths and how they have successfully navigated traditionally male spaces.

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07.18.24

Associate Board Basics Seminar and Board Fair Networking Reception

Are you a young professional looking for a way to get more involved? An Associate Board could be a great fit! Our Associate Board Basics seminar will equip you with the tools you need for service on a nonprofit’s Associate or Junior Board.

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06.28.24

A Conversation on Structural Inequality with Dr. Andre M. Perry

Join us for a free conversation with nationally respected scholar and educator Dr. Andre M. Perry, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institute. Dr. Perry’s pioneering work focuses on race, structural inequality, and economic inclusion. He is the author of the 2020 book, Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities.

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05.30.24

2024 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards

Join us on Thursday, May 30 at the Hilton Chicago as we celebrate the dedication of business, civic, nonprofit, and community leaders in building stronger neighborhoods and a stronger, more equitable Chicago region. The 2024 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards presents the Andrew J. McKenna Leadership Award to David Casper, the Corporate Leadership Award to Nicor Gas, and the Community Leadership Award to Don V. Villar.

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05.14.24

Hybrid Neighborhood Exchange: Community Anchors - The Social Services Response to the Migrant Crisis

The social services sector exists to care for the most vulnerable among us, which has included the massive influx of migrants who have arrived over the last year and a half. Join us for a conversation with leaders across the social services sector to learn more about how local nonprofits are rising to the challenge – and how you can help.

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05.02.24

Wine & Design Tasting Tour

United Way is excited to join THE MART and Wine Spectator Magazine as a charity partner for Wine & Design 2024, featuring wine tastings and exclusive showroom tours. A portion of the proceeds will support United Way’s work in community.

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04.25.24

April Food Day 2024

Help nourish our neighbors. Everyone deserves access to fresh, nutritious food. Join United Way of Metro Chicago for April Food Day on April 25, 2024 as we come together to promote food security and recognize our community leaders advancing equity in the south-southwest suburbs, a region facing high levels of poverty and systemic education, health, and wealth inequities.

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03.13.24

Women United Purposeful Transitions 2024: Women Blazing Trails

In celebration of Women’s History Month, United Way of Metro Chicago’s Women United chapter invites you to Purposeful Transitions 2024: Women Blazing Trails.

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02.20.24

Young Leaders United Be United Bash 2024: Brewing a Stronger Chicago

Young Leaders United Be United Bash brings together Chicago-area young professionals for an exclusive happy hour event to raise funds to support United Way’s Neighborhood Network Initiative.

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01.15.24

Building Community with Justice of the Pies: A Virtual Conversation with Chef Maya-Camille Broussard

Chef Maya-Camille Broussard, star of the Netflix series Bake Squad, author, and owner of Chicago bakery Justice of the Pies, joins us on January 15 for a conversation celebrating her story and her success.

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