Amid a global pandemic, many companies have shifted to working from home, yet celebrating work and office culture can still thrive! Learn about how our partner @W2OGroup has kept up their entrepreneurial and mission-driven culture in a virtual setting. blog.chicagoideas.com/local_look/get…
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In the midst of a truly unprecedented year, how does Mayor Lightfoot stay calm and centered? How does she spend her free time (if she actually has any to spare)? ⏰ Set a reminder to tune into this conversation tomorrow Nov. 10, 7pm CT. chicagoideas.com/virtual-events
Do you struggle to tap into your creative side? Thrilled to announce @DJWS (Grammy winning producer) and @realevanross are joining @chicagoideas this Thursday to talk art, music, the complexities of creativity, and the nuances of their craft—register now. bit.ly/2Gzj1bP
"Finding a voice in hip-hop was really profound for me. I was expressing things in rap as a kid that I wouldn't as a human being yet. It's a therapeutic thing in itself."
Here's how @common learned that nothing is as healing as creative expression.
"Domestic violence is an epidemic and education is key to breaking the cycle."
This South Side nonprofit is addressing a hidden pandemic in Morgan Park.
Here's how: blog.chicagoideas.com/the-77-project…
"There is nothing more important after basic needs."
Literacy is a vital component of human life. And for some, the pandemic has made literacy learning more precarious than ever.
@OpenBooks wants to change that.
With the platform, @TurboVote, @demworksinc contributed to a 14% increase in turnout during the 2018 midterms—that's 35 million more voters.
But is it enough to address the dysfunction in America's democratic process? That's a whole other conversation: chicagoideas.com/idea-of-the-we…
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act, the @nytimes put together a package of stories about the experiences of several Americans living with disabilities and their continued push for progress.
In spite of the upheavals over the past few weeks, @cathyjcohen sees this as a hopeful moment, with young people redefining what is possible and reconsidering what the future can look like for everyone.
What makes you hopeful? RT with your vision for the future #ChicagoIdeas
"With many schools closed or moving to virtual teaching due to the pandemic, the thousands of girls who rely on schools to provide the period supplies they need, are going without."
COVID-19 is exacerbating period poverty in Chicago. Here's how: blog.chicagoideas.com/futuretoday/pe…
"Once they were on the field, they were kids again."
Could baseball be part of the coronavirus cure for Chicago area youth? Now that they're back on the field, that's exactly how some parents see it.
Abandoned storefront? Or community rallying point? It depends on how you look at it.
Alt Space Chicago is transforming unused spaces in Chicago's disinvested neighborhoods into valuable, bustling marketplaces with a "give-and-take" code—changing communities in the process.
At Chicago Ideas Week 2018, @MitchLandrieu explained the thinking that went into how he addressed public demands for the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue when he was mayor of New Orleans. This is what he had to say: