Last Wednesday, over 1,500 social impact sector professionals from across Illinois convened for an important discussion on  how we may continue advancing racial justice, building solidarity and equity, while actualizing sustained change for all!

Did you register and forget to tune in? You can access the summit until July 8 by clicking below and using the credentials we sent last week. Want to gain access to the summit, including NEW messages from Governor JB Pritzker and other civic leaders? Please email for more information.

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Forefront stands in solidarity with
Black lives

After reading and seeing the severe civil unrest that has erupted nationally, across Illinois, and in Chicago, Forefront stands in solidarity with the individuals and organizers who are on the frontlines, sacrificing their lives, and dismantling these racist systems. We also continue to stand against the systemic injustices that are destroying Black lives, families, and communities. Read the full message from our CEO and Chair of the Board.

Read Forefront's statement.

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Forefront's interim Executive Director:
K. Sujata

Forefront is delighted to announce that K. Sujata will serve as Forefront’s interim Executive Director beginning Monday, June 15, 2020. Before recently transitioning into private practice, Sujata served as the CEO of the Chicago Foundation for Women, and prior to that, served as the Executive Director of Apna Ghar, Inc.

Read the statement from our Board Chair and search committee.

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To build a vibrant social impact sector for all the people of Illinois. We provide education, advocacy, thought-leadership, and we mobilize our Members around issues that are important to them and to the sector.



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