Women United Social Impact Panel

United Way of Metro Chicago’s Women United affinity group invites you to join us for our Social Impact Panel on July 13 at the YMCA of Metro Chicago.

Associate Board Basics Seminar

Are you a young professional looking for a way to get more involved? An Associate Board could be a great fit! Our Associate Board Basics seminar will equip you with the tools you need for service on a nonprofit’s Associate or Junior Board.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.