Community Desk Chicago

The Desk promotes direct catalytic capital to Black and Latinx communities in historically underserved Chicago neighborhoods.

Mural in Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
Photo: A Rahmann Statik mural in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

Community Desk Chicago

  • Ja’Net Defell

    Director for Community Desk Chicago

    Ja’Net Defell is the director of Community Desk Chicago, a program affiliate of The Chicago Community Trust. Community Desk Chicago leverages private market, philanthropic and…

  • Lakisha Thompson

    Program Specialist for Community Desk Chicago