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Meet the leaders who are paving the way for a new Chicago

The 2023 awardees of the Leaders for a New Chicago Award (from left to right, top to bottom): Amethyst J. Davis, Carlos Flores, Glo Choi, Judith McCray, Ling Young, Mark Clements, Nasir Zakaria, Pastor Phil Jackson, Vanessa Harris and Yvette Moyo.

Meet the leaders who are paving the way for a new Chicago

The 2023 awardees of the Leaders for a New Chicago Award (from left to right, top to bottom): Amethyst J. Davis, Carlos Flores, Glo Choi, Judith McCray, Ling Young, Mark Clements, Nasir Zakaria, Pastor Phil Jackson, Vanessa Harris and Yvette Moyo.

Meet the leaders who are paving the way for a new Chicago

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The 2023 awardees of the Leaders for a New Chicago Award (from left to right, top to bottom): Amethyst J. Davis, Carlos Flores, Glo Choi, Judith McCray, Ling Young, Mark Clements, Nasir Zakaria, Pastor Phil Jackson, Vanessa Harris and Yvette Moyo.

   

Ten organizers, artists and advocates are receiving a no-strings-attached $25,000 grant to support their work in art, media and justice. The award is given to those who’ve helped advance the racial and social justice movement in Chicago and whose work makes the city a more inclusive place.

Reset learns more about who the leaders are and the future they envision for Chicago and its people. 

You can find a full transcript of the conversation here

GUESTS: Mark Clements, community organizer at the Chicago Torture Justice Center

Glo Choi, community organizer at HANA Center

Ling Young, youth organizer at Southside Together Organizing for Power

Vanessa Harris, president and founder of Strategy for Access Foundation

Yvette Moyo, founder and executive director of Real Men Charities

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