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The Business of Volunteerism

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 12.08.2016 | Business
Linda Novick O'Keefe

All of the volunteers I have crossed paths with in my role at Common Threads, the nonprofit organization that I co-founded, have one thing in common -- passion. When individuals have an opportunity to advance a cause they are passionate about, it is a powerful thing.

What Chicago Means to Me

Leslie Bluhm | Posted 07.26.2014 | Chicago
Leslie Bluhm

To this day, every time I see a news story about Englewood, Austin or Pilsen, I have context because I have been there and I have worked side-by-side with people in those communities. I have met teachers there and I have made friends there. This matters -- to me and to the future of our city.