Events and Publications

Keep up with our initiatives and goals by downloading informational guides, viewing upcoming events, and watching related media appearances below.

Videos

Here you will find thoughts from our leaders, as well as leaders in our community, on the complex problems we are looking to solve:


On July 29, 2021 Julia Stasch (Senior Advisor), Denean Pillar-Jackson (Founding Executive Director of the Chicago Resiliency Network), Eileen Mitchell (President of AT&T Illinois) and Eric Patton (Senior Advisor) spoke at ChamberRVA Shared Values forum to discuss the Coalition’s work and the power of acting collectively with other leaders to make region wide progress.

On May 7th, 2021 Gloria Castillo of We Rise Together, Calvin Holmes of Chicago Community Loan Fund, Curtis Reed of J.P. Morgan Chase, and Lyneir Richardson of Chicago TREND hosted a panel discussion, moderated by Julia Stasch, around ways to close capital gaps that create barriers to catalytic community development.

On November 2nd, 2020 Kendra Freeman of the Metropolitan Planning Council, Paul C. Carlisle of Wintrust, Alden Loury of WBEZ, and Nadia Quarles of the University of Chicago spoke to The Executives’ Club of Chicago to discuss the implications of Chicagoland’s segregation.

On September 30th, 2020 Brian Fabes, Cutis Reed of J.P. Morgan Chase, Audrey Williams-Lee of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, and Deputy Mayor Samir Mayekar spoke to the Executives’ Club of Chicago about the Corporate Coalition and its goals.

On May 11th, 2021 Roger Hochschild, Chief Executive Officer and President, Discover Financial Services spoke to the Executives’ Club of Chicago on the need for equitable corporate commitment to underinvested urban areas and how Discover is leading by example opening their new call center in Chatham, creating 1000+ jobs.

On January 19th, 2021 Gloria Castillo of We Rise Together, David Doig of Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives, Martin H. Nesbitt of The Vistria Group, Anne Vela-Wagner of The Mars Wrigley Foundation, and Helene Gayle of The Chicago Community Trust conducted a roundtable on equitable recovery in Chicago with Executives’ Club.

On October 26th, 2020 Mayor of Chicago, Lori E. Lightfoot celebrates the 1 year anniversary and accomplishments of Invest South/West. The press release can be found here.

On July 16th, 2020 Mayor of Chicago, Lori E. Lightfoot spoke to the Executives’ Club of Chicago to discuss building a COVID-19 Recovery Task Force to recover from the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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