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Joint Affinity Response Statement

Joint Affinity Response

Please read the Chicago affinity groups joint response to COVID-19 here. We hope you will share it broadly and join us in the call to action to support communities of color during this challenging time.

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Nikole Hannah-Jones

Postponed: Signature Event

Due to concerns related to COVID-19 we will be posting our Connecting Philanthropy and Community event with guest speaker Nikole Hannah-Jones. Please stay tuned for updates.

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Kristen Mack, MacArthur Foundation

Member Op-Ed: Let’s invest in black women

Kristen Mack, Managing Director of Communications at the MacArthur Foundation shares her perceptive on investing in Black female leaders for Crain’s Chicago. Kristen shares “to change the negative national narrative of Chicago, we need to change the storytellers”.

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