Meet the President of the Chicago Public Library Foundation Junior Board, Angela Burke, and learn why she’s passionate about her volunteerism with the Chicago Public Library Foundation.
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The Boeing Company likes to say it makes the impossible, possible. “From producing a single canvas-and-wood airplane to transforming how we fly over oceans and into the stars…” And it’s that reaching for the stars, and inspiring young people with possibilities, that distinguish the transformative programs Boeing supports through its gifts to the Chicago Public Library Foundation.
In each and every neighborhood in our city, Chicago Public Library is a gateway to opportunity for all. Now more than ever, we need our community to come together to support one of the most radically inclusive institutions in our city.
When someone makes an extraordinary mark on the world, how do you best sustain that work after he is gone? For the McMullan family, it wasn’t just about sustaining the spirit of husband/father James McMullan, it was how to scale his remarkable legacy, strengthen its impact and broaden its reach for years to come.
At Chicago Public Library, we know that reading is critical to life success and that young children need daily opportunities to build the skills that lead to reading and lifelong learning.
Make a gift on this day of giving that ensures your Chicago Public Library remains a beacon in our city offering access to knowledge, ideas, resources, and technology for all.
For decades Chicago Public Library has challenged Chicago children to read during the summer. In 2013, with support from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, CPL redesigned its summer program to more intentionally support 21st-century learning.
“Hip-Hop is the largest youth culture in the history of the planet rock.” So states The BreakBeat Poets, a hip-hop group and anthology featuring 78 poets across ages and locations, who are creating the next and now movement(s) in American letters. This is the first poetry anthology by and for the hip-hop generation. And you have a chance to see some of them perform in person.
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