Bridging STEM Stakeholders

Monday, June 17, 2019 -
8:00am to 10:30am
Location Title: 
Motorola Solutions Foundation

Regional STEM Learning Ecosystems; Chicago, Evanston, and Homewood, along with the statewide afterschool network (ACT Now and Northwestern University - Office of Community Education Partnerships) work together to build key STEM policy priorities and define the implication of developing a regional system of support for STEM learning.


Member Coffee Hour (Chicago, 6/12/19)

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 -
9:30am to 10:30am
Location Title: 
Forefront Library

The Forefront Library will host an informal coffee hour for Members to learn more about Forefront's resources and to meet others in the Forefront community -- your statewide membership association for nonprofits, grantmakers, public agencies, advisors, and allies.


CPS & Kids First Annual Regional Analysis Briefing

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Location Title: 
Forefront Large Conference Room

Please join Chicago Public Schools and Kids First Chicago for a special briefing on the latest available data on all PK-12 students and schools served by CPS.

Released in September of 2018, CPS’s inaugural Annual Regional Analysis (ARA) was celebrated as an accessible, comprehensive, and critical source of district and school performance data.  Kids First Chicago (K1C) helped CPS design the first and second editions of the ARA, which is comprised of publicly available data, organized in a digestible format that includes maps, graphs, and key performance metrics.


Forefront's 45th Annual Luncheon 2019

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location Title: 
Palmer House

For 45 years, Forefront's Annual Luncheon has been the premier gathering of Illinois social impact and philanthropic leaders. This year, we are proud to celebrate and acknowledge Equity & Evolution in Philanthropy. Join us for an intimate conversation between Julia Stasch, President of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, La June Montgomery Tabron, President and CEO of W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Liz Thompson of the Cleveland Avenue Foundation for Education and Stacy Palmer, Editor of The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Individual tickets are sold out, but email for information on how you can sponsor the Luncheon!



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