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UChicago Medicine Community Benefit Report

According to its recently published annual Community Benefit Report, the University of Chicago Medicine provided more than $519 million in benefits and services to the South Side community in Fiscal Year 2019.

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Civic Leadership Academy Evaluation

A three-year evaluation of the Civic Leadership Academy demonstrated how the interdisciplinary program benefits individuals, organizations, and Chicago’s civic network.

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SHELDON SMITH, FOUNDER OF DOVETAIL PROJECT

“The (Community Programs) Accelerator did the vetting and strengthening that we needed in order to present ourselves to foundations and funders, who want to feel comfortable and know that you’re solid before they invest in you.”

JASMEEN WELLERE, OFFICE OF SPECIAL PROGRAMS, CLASS OF 2012

"The Office of Special Programs opened a door for me. Because I am a first-generation college student, there is no one in my family that knows the process. If it wasn’t for OSP, I feel like I wouldn’t have had a plan."

MAUREEN JONES, COLLEGIATE SCHOLARS PROGRAM PARENT

"Because of the Collegiate Scholars Program, my daughter was admitted to over 20 colleges. From her freshman year through her senior year in high school, the CSP staff helped her realize what it takes to succeed."

KEMATI PORTER, PRODUCER & ARTISTIC DIRECTOR FOR ETA CREATIVE ARTS FOUNDATION

"Being a part of the (Community Programs) Accelerator taught us the value of reaching out and finding people who can answer questions, open doors, and provide a resource."

Profiles
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Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory School

During the pandemic, Chicago Booth students in the Booth COVID-19 Volunteers and Booth Social Impact programs helped Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory School (CTK) find grant opportunities, create a new framework for CTK's work-study training, and identify ways to improve CTK's curriculum.

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The Honeycomb Project

Chicago Booth's Social Impact Lab worked on creating a strategic plan for the Honeycomb Project that included a fundraising strategy, a road map for staffing, benchmarks for the future, and recommendations for building the right board of directors to support Honeycomb’s growth.   

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Khari Humphries
Civic Leadership Academy

Khari Humphries says the Civic Leadership Academy "built my understanding of the policy and history that I was seeing in action at my job every day."

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YWCA Laura Parks & Mildred Francis Center

UChicago Dining vendors prepared and delivered 600 meals to the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago’s Laura Parks and Mildred Francis Center in Woodlawn location each Sunday starting in mid-April, providing nearly 5,000 meals to those struggling to feed themselves and their families.

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Braven

UChicago College partners with Braven through best practices and meaningful job and internship experiences for students.

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Xochitl Flores
Civic Leadership Academy

Cook County Bureau of Economic Development chief Xochitl Flores says her participation in the Civic Leadership Academy helped broaden her perspective and inspired a revitalized culture of collaboration and data-driven decision making in her office.