The Neighborhood Exchange Series (NES) is an opportunity to hear from leaders who are at the forefront of building a stronger, more equitable Chicago region. The quarterly events feature an engaging panel conversation in an in-person or virtual setting that highlights how community-led strategies and cross-sector partnerships that are transforming Chicago’s neighborhoods.


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Upcoming Events

May 14, 2024

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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Previous Events

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05.23.23 – Virtual Neighborhood Exchange

Food Disruptors — How Innovation and Sustainability Are Feeding Our Neighbors

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02.15.23 – Hybrid Neighborhood Exchange

Invisible Lines — The Legacy of Redlining in Chicago

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10.19.22 – Neighborhood Exchange

Behind the Numbers — How Inflation and the Economy Are Affecting Our Communities

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4.28.22 – Neighborhood Exchange

The Arc of Recovery: COVID Response from Crisis Management to Long-Term Investment

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1.26.22 - Virtual Neighborhood Exchange

Doing Good in the Neighborhood – The Rise of Community Based Incubators

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10.27.21 - Virtual Neighborhood Exchange

Connecting the Dots – Human Services and Economic Development

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6.11.20 – Virtual Neighborhood Exchange

Innovation & Adaptation in Times of Crisis: Local Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic

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2.11.20 – Neighborhood Exchange

The Role of Corporations in Chicago’s Community Investment Initiative

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11.7.19 – Neighborhood Exchange

The Role of Workforce Development in Neighborhood Revitalization

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