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“It Feels Like Home”—A Conversation with Students at Universidad Popular
Courtesy of Universidad Popular.
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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Announcing 2021 Employment & Entrepreneurship Grants
Jul 7, 2021

Announcing 2021 Employment & Entrepreneurship Grants

The 20 remarkable organizations below comprise our 2021 Employment and Entrepreneurship partners. As the Christopher Family Foundation continues to place equity at the center of our grantmaking, organizations creating pathways to well-paying jobs play a vital role towards creating a Chicago in which

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