Leadership Community

Thrive Chicago

Inspiring community leaders through data insights and collaboration so that every youth in Chicago can thrive. We bring community leaders together and create a collaborative space for them to find their own solutions. Using best-practices and uniquely cultivated data, we surface valuable analysis and insights that produce more effective outcomes. Together, we innovate with community leaders to overcome systemic barriers and target specific outcomes for Chicago’s youth. We connect innovative, scalable solutions to funder investments, creating better futures which allow youth to Thrive.


Regional Focus

Neighborhoods across Chicago

Prioritized Focus Areas

  • Architecture and Construction
  • Health Sciences
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

2-Year Goals

  • Driving action teams across 3 change networks.
  • Publish Thrive citywide scorecard.
  • Partner with Urban Labs to build data infrastructure.
  • Host Opportunity Youth Summit.

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