The Justice & Restoration Our Society Needs

A Step Forward

Our Statement

We Rise Together: For an Equitable & Just Recovery

We Rise Together unites partners across philanthropy, business, government, nonprofits and communities for an equitable and just economic recovery for the Chicago region.

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How to Build an Equitable COVID Recovery for Chicago

Trust President and CEO Helene Gayle on confronting decades of systemic racism and inequities caused by COVID-19 in order to build a more equitable economy for the region.

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Chicago's Moonshot: Closing the Racial & Ethnic Wealth Gap

The work of the Trust, our community partners and our generous donors is more relevant—and more critical—than ever.

Our Strategic Plan

Our commitment is service. Our ambition is a more vibrant region.

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