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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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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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05.30.24

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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08.23.23

Young Leaders United Summer Happy Hour

Come out and join United Way of Metro Chicago’s Young Leaders United (YLU) for a happy hour and networking event on Wednesday, August 23rd at Kerryman.

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11.10.22

Young Leaders United Speaker Series: Fireside Chat with Curtis Reed

Join United Way of Metro Chicago's Young Leaders United for our upcoming Speaker Series: a Fireside Chat with Curtis Reed, managing director and region manager for JPMorgan Chase’s Middle Market Banking team in the Chicago area.

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YLU

09.30.21

Young Leaders United Speaker Series with Kamau Murray

United Way of Metro Chicago’s Young Leaders United (YLU) held a virtual Speaker Series on Sept. 30, 2021 featuring Kamau Murray, founder and CEO of XS Tennis and Educational Foundation (XSTEF).

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03.31.21

Young Leaders United Speaker Series – The Changing Face of Philanthropy

A special thank you to our featured speakers: John Schippman, Executive Producer, Sr. Director of Studio Content at NBC Sports Chicago; Jason Henderson, Community Activist at YMEN; and Lauren Welke, Manager of Corporate Engagement Programs at United Way of Metro Chicago. We appreciate the insightful conversation on new and emerging trends in the philanthropic landscape.

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YLU

01.27.21

Young Leaders United Speaker Series - Aligning Your Personal and Professional Development

Young Leaders United held a virtual Speaker Series event on Wednesday, January 27 that featured Kim Bors, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer at Dover Corporation, Dr. Benjamin Ritter, Founder Live for Yourself (LFY) Consulting. The speakers led an insightful conversation and provided tips on aligning personal and professional goals.

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12.09.20

Young Leaders United Speaker Series - Food Insecurity

Young Leaders United held a virtual Speaker Series event on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 that featured a panel of subject matter experts leading a conversation on the impact hunger has on a national and local level.

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09.29.20

Young Leaders United Speaker Series with Rey Martinez

Thank you to those that were able to attend our first Young Leaders United Speaker Series with Rey Martinez at the Alzheimer’s Association on September 29.

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