BLU Means Green (Money) at Spirited Shedd Fundraiser

Non-profits, community groups and small businesses looking to engage and empower young professionals could find a “BLU-print” for success at the Shedd Aquarium. That’s because the Shedd’s 60-member Auxiliary Board recently attracted almost 800 guests to BLU, the board’s annual soiree, and raised $318,000 for education and conservation initiatives in an interactive, networking-rich fashion in Read More …

The Cry of Jet Magazine

As of next week, there will be no more Jet Magazine, that pint-sized publication that’s been a weekly best friend to the Black community since 1951. For there to no longer be a Jet is a watershed moment in contemporary African-American history.  There’s always been a Jet; for all African-Americans except senior citizens, there’s never Read More …

Young Professionals’ Networking and Fundraising Mixer at BlackFinn Ameripub

Join Stand for a Cause as they partner with BlackFinn Ameripub, River North’s newest spot, for their October Young Professionals Mixer on October 24th from 6 to 9pm. Opened in September 2013 and located at the epicenter of Chicago’s River North, Blackfinn is a lively restaurant and bar perfect for the socially savvy professional. Mix Read More …

ColorComm Launches in Chicago!

Chicago’s 312 Restaurant, located in downtown South Loop, was the destination spot on May 9th for women of color in communications looking for a good organizational network. A group of  100 women connected at ColorComm’s official Chicago Launch in pursuit of building with fellow communications professionals in various mediums.Some familiar faces were on board and Read More …