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Sharing stories of organizations and people changing the world.

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Interviews we've had with some of the most amazing organizations around the world

Herren Project

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Herren Project
Portsmouth
Rhode Island
United States

Herren Project is an organization on a mission to support, inspire, and empower those affected by substance use disorder.

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Equity and Empowerment for Evanston Families

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53
Equity and Empowerment for Evanston Families
Evanston
Illinois
United States

Serving families of color in Evanston through mentorship programs, academic supports, discovery opportunities and real world experience.

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Christ The King Jesuit College Prep

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52
Christ The King Jesuit College Prep
Chicago
Illinois
United States

Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory School is a Catholic Jesuit secondary school (grades 9-12) serving young men and women.

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Chicago Freedom School

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50
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Supporting new generations of young people to create a just world.

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benefit.design

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49
benefit.design
Chicago
Illinois
United States

A community of volunteer creatives working to uplift nonprofit organizations by providing need-based design resources.

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Giant Steps

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48
Giant Steps
Chicago
Illinois
United States

Provides individuals with autism, and their families, superior educational and therapeutic services as well as community outreach & training

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Camp 1302

Episode
47
Camp 1302
Chicago
Illinois
United States

Camp 1302 is a summer camp serving kids in Chicago.

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Transform Capital

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46
Transform Capital
Libertyville
Illinois
United States

A lending movement that makes no cents.

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IMPower Center

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45
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“Knowledge is power, but only when paired with action”

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Hip Hop For Change

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Hip hop has always been the tip of the social-political sphere in black and brown communities.

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Youth of Englewood Check-In

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43
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In this episode we check-in with Latanya Johnson, Founder of Latanya & The Youth of Englewood.

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Cradles to Crayons

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42
Cradle to Crayons
Chicago
Illinois
United States

‍In Chicago, 197,524 children (1 out of every 3) live in low-income or homeless situations.

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The Evolved Network Check-In

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Building a foundation for impoverished youth through their creation of a farm to table dining experience

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Human Scale

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40
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‍“I wanted to do something now” to have a larger impact and support historically disinvested communities in Chicago.

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Hermitage Street Community Gardens

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‍“And it gives us hope that this place is a place of healing.”

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My Father’s Business

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38
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‍Give me four courts and I’ll clear the streets.

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Muslim American Leadership Alliance

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37
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‍According to a study in 2015, Islam has 1.8 billion adherents, making up about 24.1% of the world population.

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Chicago Scholars

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36
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Chicago Scholars is an organization seeking to highlight talent regardless of the student’s high school or neighborhood.

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Celebrate Argyle

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35
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Asia on Argyle is a diverse and vibrant neighborhood in Chicago’s Uptown

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Code Platoon

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34
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Veteran unemployment rates can be 50% higher than the national average

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Salt and Light Coalition

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In Chicago, 25,000 women are trafficked annually, equaling 2 women every hour, every day.

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Alrowwad Cultural and Arts Society

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32
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Helping to provide a community retreat through arts for children in a refugee camp in Bethlehem, Palestine

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Bernie's Book Bank

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31
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Helping to provide Chicago’s underserved communities with access to children’s books.

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All Kids Play

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30
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For kids, it is harder than ever to even be able to participate.

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Stand Up For Kids

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29
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In 2017, there were 16,588 homeless youth between the ages of 14-24, and now with Covid-19 those numbers could be even higher.

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Girls in the Game

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Not all girls have the same opportunity to play sports, but one organization has been working to change that.

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The Rae Strong Foundation

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27
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15 million babies are born premature every year and many families are not always prepared

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The Place For Children with Autism

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26
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1 in 54 kids in the US are born with Autism, and many families struggle to find resources that meet the needs of their kids.

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Kids First Chicago

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Due to Covid, 1 in 5 homes in Chicago don’t have access to broadband internet.

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Girls4Science

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24
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14% of professionals in the engineering industry are women. 5% are women of color.

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Preservation Chicago

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Ever wonder what HH Richardson, Louis Sullivan, and Frank Lloyd Wright all have in common?

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Keen Chicago

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Imagine a World where ALL youth have equal opportunities for recreation, fitness, and friendship—regardless of their abilities.

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Watts of Love

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21
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Breathing kerosene fumes is the equivalent of smoking two packs of cigarettes a day. Millions have no other choice. Enter Watts of Love...

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The Evolved Network

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The Evolved Network seeks to unleash the passion people can have for food from growing to serving.

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LGBTQ Workers Center

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Discrimination in the workplace is still unfortunately a reality with a disproportionate impact on the LGBTQ community.

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There Really Is A Santa Claus

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There Really Is A Santa intercepts "Dear Santa" letters and works with Santa to make kids Christmas wishes come true!

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Solidarity Studios provides a platform for people to share their story through music.

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Village Minds

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Village Minds brings fresh food to those who are unable with a focus on the elderly.

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Youth of Englewood

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The Youth of Englewood provides youth programs that range from recreational, educational, mentorship, and entrepreneurship

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Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center works with the Chicago community to break the cycle of recidivism.

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Lincoln Park Community Services

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Homelessness needs to end. Lincoln Park Community Services fights to do so.

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Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation uses restorative justice to support and heal their community.

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Teamwork Englewood

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Reentering society after being incarcerated is not a simple. This is just one of the ways Teamwork Englewood is supporting their community.

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The mission of True Believers is to foster community relations & reduce delinquency through supportive services to emerging young leaders.

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Folded Map Project

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Folded Map seeks to educate and on the injustices of urban segregation in Chicago.

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One Health Englewood

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One Health Englewood seeks to close the gap of the disproportionately negative health impact of racism to people of color.

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Kingdom Avenue

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Kingdom Avenue sets the bar on how to connect the community with local resources with a focus on the youth.

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Imagine Englewood if...

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Imagine Englewood if...re-imagines how to support the youth of Englewood.

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E.G. Woode

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E.G. Woode helps entrepreneurs leverage the capital and assets to rebuild commercial corridors within their neighborhood.

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The Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce supports businesses in the the Greater Englewood area of Chicago. Here is how!

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Growing Home

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Hear how Growing Home Inc. is redefining urban farming and bringing fresh produce and opportunities to thousands.

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Get Out And Learn Something

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G.O.A.L.S. was founded in March 2017, with the mission of being a catalyst for change in the lives of at-risk and underprivileged youth.

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In Season 1, Episode 1, we hear JoJo Mapp describe how they are supporting reentering citizens get off to a good start.

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