Illinois Chiefs of Police Engaging with Communities to Build Trust

The February 2018 issues of Command, The Official Publication of the Illinois Chiefs of Police, talks about their work to advance dialogue with communities of color. Mountains of statistics and studies tilting in law enforcement’s favor haven’t resolved much in the national discourse as police have tried to build bridges to minority communities in recent…

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International Women’s Day at Praxair

International Women’s Day planning committee at Praxair in Burr Ridge (l to r) Elizabeth Supple, Chris Ranous, Erika Rogozinski, speaker Deanna Shoss, Joe Abdoo, Kristen Alcazaren, and Ann Klochan.  International Women’s Day (IWD) was celebrated in force this March. For my colleagues from Serbia and Russia, they can remember celebrating this special day since they…

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Art + Business + Social Impact

Congratulations to Jen Guillemin and Wendy Swart for the publication of their article in the Social Innovations Journal, titled: Driving Entrepreneurship across the University. Arts and Ideas in Action: Art + Business + Social Impact.  The core question they raise is “How do we create stable economic opportunities while building vibrant communities and addressing societal needs?” (Read…

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