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Leaders 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.

Leaders 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.

How have the ‘Leaders for a New Chicago’ made use of their title and award?

Reset checks back in with honorees to see how the award has impacted their work to build a just 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.

   

Earlier this year 10 Chicagoans received a leadership award from the Field Foundation of Illinois which included funds to support their work. The award was given to those who’ve helped advance racial and social justice movements in the city.

Reset checks back in with some of the recipients to learn more about how the Leaders for a New Chicago award impacted their work this year.

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

Glo Choi, community organizer with HANA Center

Vanessa Harris, president and founder of Strategy for Access Foundation

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