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, female 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 personal breakout session in which attendees will create a plan to kick-start change in their own lives.

YLU 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.

Virtual Neighborhood Exchange: Behind the Numbers—How Inflation and the Economy Are Affecting Our Communities

Join United Way of Metro Chicago, the Baumhart Center of Loyola University, and Chicago Cares for an enlightening conversation showcasing different perspectives on the current economic environment and the ways it is impacting our Chicago neighbors.

Women United Presents: Purposeful Transitions 2022

In celebration of Women’s History Month, United Way of Metro Chicago’s Women United chapter hosted Purposeful Transitions: Leveraging Personal Growth for Community Impact with keynote speaker Dorri McWhorter.

WU Speaker Series: Stability for Survivors

Join us for a virtual panel conversation regarding the crucial role economic empowerment plays in the stability of domestic violence survivors. The discussion will highlight innovative programming and services that help survivors break free from the cycle of abuse.

YLU 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).

FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty – A United Front Against Poverty

United Way of Metro Chicago is partnering with WTTW for a FREE virtual conversation exploring how institutions and local leaders can work together to coordinate community-based networks that connect resources with strategies, so that all children and families are able to thrive and grow to their full potential. RSVP Today!

The Price We All Pay for Racism: A conversation with NY Times Bestselling Author Heather McGhee

In recognition of the Juneteenth holiday, join United Way of Metro Chicago and United Way of Illinois for an important conversation with Heather McGhee, author of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together.

YLU 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.

Women United Thrive Through Transitions 2021

Thank you for attending Thrive Through Transitions 2021: How to Build Resilience During Uncertain Times. We hope you found the conversation and tools helpful as you implement them into your daily life.