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.

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,woman 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 breakout session in which attendees will develop a plan for supporting community impact.

Women United Pre-Holiday Networking Soiree

Join United Way of Metro Chicago’s Women United (WU) for pre-holiday mingling and networking, hosted by PwC. Learn how you can get involved in United Way’s affinity groups and reconnect with friends, all while enjoying drinks and appetizers.

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.

Uniting for the Holidays 2022

This holiday season, join United Way of Metro Chicago’s Uniting for the Holidays and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families across the region who continue to face the challenges of food insecurity. 8 Communities, Thousands of Meals, 1 Great Cause.

Sharing Our Stories: A Celebration of Community Voices

Thank you to everyone who attended our virtual Juneteenth event, “Sharing Our Stories: A Celebration of Community Voices”, on June 17. Moderated by Tonika Lewis Johnson, social justice artist and creator of the Folded Map Project, the event featured 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.