We, here at Goodcity are
thrilled to have hosted our first annual GoodWorkChicago. This was created to be
a forum to share best practices, exchange ideas, and encourage the passionate
individuals working in and for the nonprofit sector. With over 500 tickets sold,
many of these individuals were able to hear from our engaging speakers in some
of the coolest venues Chicago had to offer.
Night On The Roof
One of the many highlights
from GoodWorkChicago was the opportunity to give five social entrepreneurs the
platform to share their stories and their ideas to make change in their
communities at our GoodNightChicago event, held at The Godfrey Hotel. These
social entrepreneurs will be a part of our Incubation Program, where we work
with them to incubate, grow their capacity, and help them collaborate so that
strategic public/private models are being created in our city and in other
Here are their
Business supports formerly incarcerated individuals with skills,
leadership and resources in order for them to launch and successfully run small
businesses in their communities.
2nd Chance Renovations buys
distressed homes and employs, trains, and empowers convicted felons who are
ready to enter society as productive, reformed, and law-abiding citizens to work
on these homes.
Project creates a safe space for teens to talk about sex with
the long-term goal to reduce violence as a result of family
provides affordable access to yoga in underserved communities and their goal is
“yoga care for all” so that patients and providers alike have accessible
“self-care for healthcare” within the community.
Yellow Tracker seeks to improve
individual health and well-being by partnering with organizations that share a
common commitment to creating custom designed fruit and vegetable
Your support will allow us to
continue to build and grow our capacity to assist our local leaders in
fulfilling their goals to be change agents in their communities.
asking you to send your donation either online here or by check to Goodcity which can be
mailed to 5049 W. Harrison Chicago, IL 60644. If you have any questions about
our Incubation Program, please feel free to contact Rene Alvarado
Thank you for your support of Goodcity “where we are
working better at doing good.”