The Blue Grass Community Foundation was the first of 10 community foundations across the U.S. to replicate the On the Table initiative this year with funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and support from the team at JT.
Hillary Clinton's concession speech yesterday is one that was widely viewed and commented on in both mainstream and social media. JT Senior Vice President Holly Bartecki, a key member of our communications skills training team, shares a few key observations that can enhance the impact and effectiveness of your next presentation.
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.
Mayor Emanuel joined JT client the Chicago Shakespeare Theater with Navy Pier, Inc. to announce “The Yard,” a third Chicago Shakespeare stage that will serve as a vibrant, year-round cultural hub on Navy Pier.
Throughout 2015, JT worked with ADA 25 Chicago, anetwork of 200 civic partner organizations from across the region who collaborated on a yearlong initiative to commemorate and leverage the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act to build awareness and expand access, inclusion and opportunity for people with disabilities. JT provided strategic counsel, communications,…