Heather McGhee announced as
Virtual Summit Keynote Speaker

Forefront is proud to announce that Heather McGhee, one of the most influential thinkers exploring inequality today, will be our 2021 Virtual Summit keynote speaker. Registration is now open. Join us on Tuesday, June 22, from 2-4pm as we explore the role nonprofits and philanthropy play in upholding and dismantling the zero-sum paradigm, what we stand to gain by recognizing the dividends of solidarity, and how we can work together toward the common good.

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Forefront's Journey towards
Advancing Racial Equity

Forefront’s Advancing Racial Equity (ARE) Committee is committed to supporting the advancement of racial equity on behalf of the Forefront team as well as infusing and operationalizing racial equity strategies within our mission and core offerings. Watch a conversation with Committee leaders about how Forefront, in partnership with our Members throughout Illinois, is activating racial equity as a core value.

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Peer Skill Share:
Now accepting advisors and requests

Forefront's Peer Skill Share (PSS) is a Member benefit that connects you with professionals from across the state to learn, network, and grow your skills. Have talents you can share? Join us as an advisor. Have a question, a hurdle, or just want advice on your work and processes? Fill out a PSS request and Forefront will match you with a talented colleague who can help you take the next step.

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