Sharing Our Stories: A Celebration of Community Voices

Join us as we celebrate community voices this Juneteenth. Moderated by social justice artist and creator of the Folded Map Project Tonika Lewis Johnson, this free virtual event will feature Chicago-area community leaders who are members of United Way of Metro Chicago’s inaugural United Neighborhoods Equity Fund cohort.

Virtual Neighborhood Exchange: <br> Arc of Recovery &#8211; COVID Response from Crisis Management to Long Term Investment

Join us on April 28 for our next virtual Neighborhood Exchange, Arc of Recovery: COVID Response from Crisis Management to Long Term Investment.

2022 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards

United Way of Metro Chicago’s 2022 Stronger Neighborhoods Awards Luncheon returns to the Marriott Marquis on Thursday, June 2. The event celebrates the commitment of business, civic, nonprofit, and community leaders to build stronger neighborhoods and a stronger, more equitable Chicago region. Each year United Way recognizes honorees who exemplify what it means to LIVE UNITED.

Virtual Neighborhood Exchange: <br> Doing Good in the Neighborhood: The Rise of Community-Based Incubators

Join us on January 26 for our next virtual Neighborhood Exchange, Doing Good in the Neighborhood: The Rise of Community-Based Incubators.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: A Day of Reflection and Service

This Martin Luther King Jr. Day, you’re invited to an exclusive conversation about the civil rights movement in Chicago, as told by the Urban Historian and TikTok sensation Shermann “Dilla” Thomas. Dilla will reflect on Dr. King’s 1966 campaign to secure open and affordable housing and how that movement shaped the Chicago we know today.

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.

IGNITE 2022

Light up the night with United Way of Metro Chicago’s Young Leaders United at their biggest event of the year! IGNITE is a festive, mid-winter party bringing together 300+ Chicago area VIPs and young professionals for an evening of live music, dancing, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails—all to raise funds to support United Way’s work to build a stronger, more equitable Chicago region through the Neighborhood Network Initiative.

Virtual Neighborhood Exchange: Connecting the Dots &#8211; Human Services and Economic Development

United Way of Metro Chicago, in partnership with the Baumhart Center of Loyola University, invite you to our upcoming virtual Neighborhood Exchange, “Connecting the Dots: Human Services and Economic Development.” The panelists will discuss how economic development plays an essential role in the transformation of neighborhoods and can also expand and support human services.

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).