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September 6, 2017 Community

2017-18 First Day of School!

Fund team members spent the first day of the 2017-18 school year volunteering in Chicago public schools around the city - and we've got the pictures to prove it!

August 31, 2017 Blog Community

Resources for Educators in the Wake of Charlottesville


We know that educators are often the adults with whom young people process what they see and experience in the world. In the face of the overt racism and violence this month in Charlottesville, and in light of the sometimes more subtle violence and racism that is prevalent everywhere in America, we wanted to share some resources to help with those conversations.

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