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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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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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06.21.23

2023 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards

Join us at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on Wednesday, June 21 for a celebration of the commitment of business, civic, nonprofit, and community leaders to build stronger neighborhoods and a stronger, more equitable Chicago region. The 2023 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards presents the Andrew J. McKenna Leadership Award to Patrick G. Ryan, and the Corporate Leadership Award to Peoples Gas.

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06.19.23

A Conversation on Health Equity with Dr. Ngozi Ezike

Join us for a conversation with Dr. Ngozi Ezike, the first Black woman president and CEO of Sinai Chicago hospital system and immediate past director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, where she helped the entire state navigate COVID-19.

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05.24.23

Virtual Neighborhood Exchange: Food Disruptors — How Innovation and Sustainability Are Feeding Our Neighbors

We have a food system that leaves too many people hungry or without easy access to healthy grocery options. At our next installment of the Neighborhood Exchange, meet some people who are working to disrupt the system by providing healthy, sustainable food options for our most disinvested communities.

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04.27.23

April Food Day 2023

Help nourish our neighbors. Everyone deserves access to fresh, nutritious food. Join United Way of Metro Chicago for April Food Day on April 27, 2023 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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03.23.23

Purposeful Transitions 2023: Harnessing Your Power for Social Change

In celebration of Women’s History Month, United Way of Metro Chicago’s Women United chapter invites you to Purposeful Transitions: Harnessing Your Power for Social Change. The breakfast networking event will feature keynote speaker Angela F. Williams, the first Black,woman CEO of United Way Worldwide, who will discuss her remarkable career journey and what continues to drive her passion for advancing social equity in community. The program will conclude with a breakout session in which attendees will develop a plan for supporting community impact.

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02.23.23

State of the Organization 2023

Join United Way of Metro Chicago President & CEO Sean Garrett and Board Chair Cheryl Francis for an intimate State of the Organization: An Exclusive Conversation with United Way Leadership.

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02.15.23

Hybrid Neighborhood Exchange: Invisible Lines — The Legacy of Redlining in Chicago

In honor of Black History Month, our next in-person and virtual Neighborhood Exchange will include an in-depth conversation that explores the ways that historic redlining has shaped our current state of housing and segregation across the Chicago region.

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02.09.23

Young Leaders United Be United Bash 2023: Brewing a Stronger Chicago

Be United Bash brings together Chicago-area young professionals for an exclusive happy hour event with a DJ, heavy appetizers, and drinks—all to raise funds to support United Way’s Neighborhood Network Initiative.

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01.16.23

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a Day of Understanding and Service

Join us for a conversation with 2022 MacArthur Fellow Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller - sociologist, criminologist, and author of Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration.

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12.07.22

Uniting for the Holidays 2022

This holiday season, join United Way of Metro Chicago's Uniting for the Holidays and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families across the region who continue to face the challenges of food insecurity. 8 Communities, Thousands of Meals, 1 Great Cause.

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