2018 People’s Gala


Mark Your Calendars!

Our annual 2018 People’s Gala is on Wednesday, Sept. 26th. Come join us and members of the Chicago progressive community for an evening to celebrate our past years’ victories, and to re-energize and find inspiration for the work ahead. 

We are so thrilled to be recognizing the following outstanding movement leaders and organizers who have made immeasurable contributions to our fight for economic and racial justice:

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2018 Labor Leader Award

Greg Kelley

President, SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana


2018 Donahue Justice Award

Dr. Barbara Ransby

Scholar, Activist, Author


2018 Bold Campaign Award

#NoCopAcademy Campaign


2018 Founding Funder Award

Regina McGraw, Executive Director

Carmen Prieto, Associate Director

Wieboldt Foundation


2018 Founding Funder Award

Grace Hou 

President, Woods Fund of Chicago