Nearly 400 Chicago business, community and workforce development leaders joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the Standard Club on Friday morning to celebrate Skills for Chicagoland’s Future’s (Skills) employer and community partners at its second annual Employment Champions Breakfast.
Elected officials, community members and hunger-relief advocates joined with volunteers and staff to celebrate the grand opening of the new, permanent home of the Lakeview Pantry, which has served Chicago's North Side for 46 years and is the largest food pantry in the City.
Student achievement was celebrated with great enthusiasm, when JT client Urban Prep announced that 100% of its 252 seniors have been admitted to a four-year college or university. The announcement, which has become an annual tradition at Urban Prep, also marked the launch of “10AndChange” Urban Prep’s 10th anniversary campaign to refocus the narrative of…
Mayor Emanuel joined JT client After School Matters to announce the donation of a 36,000-square-foot building in Chicago’s Belmont Cragin neighborhood, which will allow the organization to create a new dedicated after-school and summer programming facility for high school students. JT assisted with press conference logistics, media management and speaker coordination.
Last Tuesday, JT helped client Women On Call celebrate their 10th anniversary with their annual Meet & Match Event and a special discussion with Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. More than 60 nonprofits and 400 volunteers participated.
JT worked with HBO to promote the Chicago premiere event of the network’s new documentary film “Mavis!”, chronicling the life and influence of soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples over the last five decades.