The State of Black Chicago: From Data to Impact

The State of Black Chicago: From Data to Impact

This discussion—hosted at the Chicago Urban League, in partnership with the Baumhart Center for Social Enterprise & Responsibility and the Institute for Racial Justice—highlighted paths from data to impact, elevating promising practices that are driving change in Chicago.


  • Karen Freeman-Wilson, President and CEO, Chicago Urban League (moderator)
  • Malik S. Henfield, Founding Dean and Professor, Institute for Racial Justice
  • Jonathan McGee, Senior Consultant, Economic Development and Community Advisory, Baker Tilly US (Baumhart Scholar)
  • Marisa Novara, Vice President of Community Impact, The Chicago Community Trust
  • Theresa Chapple, Public Health Director, Village of Oak Park

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Event Info

Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Time: Doors open 9:30am, event from 10-11:30am
Location: Chicago Urban League, 4510 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60653

The State of Black Chicago report was created through a partnership between the Chicago Urban League and the Institute for Racial Justice. For more details on this report, please visit the Chicago Urban League's website here.