Educate, Enrich, Empower: Carole Robertson Center's E3 Gala Raises $269K For Programs

When we invest in Chicago’s youngest learners, we invest in this city’s brightest potential. In this spirit, the Carole Robertson Center for Learning hosted its annual celebration— now called the E3 Gala —in honor of our mission to educate, enrich and empower children and families. At its core, E3 is a celebration of the Carole Robertson […]

Carole Robertson Center for Learning to Host E3 Gala Supporting the Mission to Educate, Enrich and Empower Chicago Children and Youth

For over 45 years, the Carole Robertson Center for Learning has been committed to the development of children, youth and their families across Chicago — serving culturally, linguistically and ethnically diverse populations and reaching more than 2,500 children and families across 27 communities. In celebration of this impactful work and the people who make it […]

JCC Chicago's Violins of Hope Showcases Stories of Jewish Resilience Through Music

For 20 years, Israeli violinmakers Amnon and Avshalom (Avshi) Weinstein collected and restored Holocaust-era violins. The father and son duo presented these beautifully crafted string instruments worldwide through their project Violins of Hope — an international sensation showcasing Jewish stories of resilience, resistance and unity through the power of musical performance. The Jewish Community Center […]

Award-Winning Court Theatre Exemplifies the Classics and Defines the Future of Theatre in Chicagoland

Court Theatre is having a moment.  Court’s Resident Artist, Ron OJ Parson, was recognized by the Chicago Tribune as the 2022 Chicagoan of the Year for Theater, an acknowledgement that came just on the heels of him receiving the SDCF Zelda Fichandler Award. Court’s new Associate Artistic Director, Gabrielle Randle-Bent, was listed as one of […]

New Moms Has Helped Build Strong Chicagoland Families for 40 Years — Invest in Them to Invest in Young Moms and Children, Too

Commemorating 40 years of building strong families, New Moms — an organization that helps Chicago families through a number of obstacles via services and coaching — will host its 40th Anniversary Gala, an elegant evening with over 400 guests, including civic, philanthropic and business leaders. The gala — to be held Friday, April 28, 2023 at […]

Learn About LEARN: Chicago’s High-Performing School Network for K-8 Celebrates 20 Years

For two decades, LEARN Charter School Network has transformed the lives of young people in some of Chicago’s most vulnerable communities.  Across their 10 Chicago and Lake County campuses (and one D.C. campus!) spanning pre-K to eighth grade, teachers and school leaders work tirelessly to serve 4,200 scholars and their families and give them an […]