FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty – Encouragement for a Better Tomorrow

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FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty – Encouragement for a Better Tomorrow

FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty – Encouragement for a Better Tomorrow

When

Fri, May 14, 2021
1:00 pm

Where

Join the virtual event here

Though many people face poverty, lived experiences differ from person to person.

Join WTTW and Instituto del Progreso Latino to watch selections from the FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty documentary series and a conversation about overcoming poverty in Chicago. Corporate and civic leaders Jesus Gonzalez, Chief of Staff for AON Global Cyber Insurance Solutions and Reina Goodman, Vice President at Fifth Third Bank will join Instituto’s President and CEO Karina Ayala-Bermejo to discuss their journeys from humble beginnings to the board room. 

Moderated by City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Juan Salgado, this virtual conversation will be take place on Zoom

Instituto del Progreso Latino is a nonprofit organization in Chicago whose mission is to contribute to the fullest development of Latino immigrants and their families through education, training, and employment that fosters full participation in the changing US society while preserving cultural identity and dignity.

This event is free, but RSVP below is required.

Community Engagement for FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty is made possible in part by Caerus Foundation, Inc.


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