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

Join United Way of Metro Chicago’s Young Leaders United (YLU) at our next virtual Speaker Series featuring Kamau Murray, founder and CEO of XS Tennis and Educational Foundation (XSTEF).

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.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: A Day of Racial Healing and Service

Thank you to everyone who joined us for Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2021: A Day of Racial Healing and Service. We hope the meaningful conversations and service project inspired you to learn more, to grow, and to be part of the work to help our city and our nation heal and transform. If you were unable to join us on Monday 1/18, we have recordings of both sessions.

YLU 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.

YLU 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.

YLU 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.

Neighborhood Exchange: <br>Innovation &#038; Adaptation in Times of Crisis: Local Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us on June 11 for our virtual edition of the Neighborhood Exchange. We hope everyone who participated in the event enjoyed hearing from local business, media, and nonprofit leaders about the innovations and collaborations that have enabled them to make an impact during the COVID-19 pandemic.