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Incubating Entrepreneurs
Sep 3, 2021

Incubating Entrepreneurs

Starting a business is a little bit like climbing a ladder. Each rung is a point in development from idea, to business plan, to launch. But even the bottom rung of that ladder can be out of reach in historically disinvested communities. A

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“It Feels Like Home”—A Conversation with Students at Universidad Popular
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Aug 5, 2021

“It Feels Like Home”—A Conversation with Students at Universidad Popular

At the corner of 28th and Hamlin in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood sits Universidad Popular (UP), a vibrant tavern-turned-community center dedicated to “education with, by, and for the people.” The Center’s work is grounded in the educational philosophy of Latin American educator Paulo

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Austin Fresh Call For Ideas Now Open
Aug 3, 2021

Austin Fresh Call For Ideas Now Open

Background The Builders Initiative, The Christopher Family Foundation, Food:Land:Opportunity, The Lumpkin Family Foundation and the Walter Mander Foundation want all Chicago communities to thrive. We are united in the belief that access to healthy, affordable food is a human right and critical to

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