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Melissa Anderson is the President and CoFounder of Public Good Software which is the online network for civic action, empowering people to make a difference on the causes they care about. Its groundbreaking Take Action technology connects people reading the news with things they can do to make a difference on the issues around the world and in their own neighborhoods. PLEASE VISIT https://publicgood.com/ Read More
Charles Adler is the Founder at the Center for Lost Arts which is a new space for ambitous creatives and a growing company built to support freeform creative work from a wide array of disciplines – architects, artists, product designers, engineers, entrepreneurs, graphic designers, musicians, curators, and more. PLEASE VISIT http://lostarts.co Read More
S2:E7 OLATUNJI OBOI REED, CO-FOUNDER OF SLOW ROLL CHICAGO
When walking through the city of Chicago, one always notices racks of rentable bikes, street lights for bicycles, and even bike lanes on the road. Biking is part of Chicago and an easy way to get around the city. What most don't realize is just how therapeutic it can be. Olatunji Oboi Reed, Co-Founder of Slow Roll Chicago, sat down with Adam to discuss just how his company has brought communities together. PLEASE VISIT http://www.slowrollchicago.org Read More
S2:E3 QUILEN BLACKWELL, BLACKWELL ENERGIES
Blackwell Energies LLC, is an environmental consulting company that audits clients' monthly business expenses and provides them with premium office carbon reduction strategies. Listen to Quilen Blackwell discuss his roll in the company and how it affects Chicago. PLEASE VISIT http://www.blackwellenergies.com/home/ Read More
S1:E5 JESSICA MALKIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CHICAGO IDEAS WEEK
Chicago Ideas Week is an annual ideas and innovation platform where global thought leaders gather to discuss new ideas and stimulate new ventures. Chicago Ideas has expanded beyond its original week in October to monthly events. Not only does Chicago Ideas Week bring communities of people together, but they do this all for only $15 per event. Come share your ideas! PLEASE VISIT https://www.chicagoideas.com/ Read More
S2:E9 KARA ZUCKER, NATIONAL PROGRAM DIRECTOR FOR MONEYTHINK
Literacy is a large topic in America. Usually when we talk about literacy we refer to technological and literary literacy, but what about financial? It's never too early to teach our children about the responsibility of money and finances. Known as the "Instagram of money" the MoneyThink app is really changing the way kids think about their money. PLEASE VISIT http://moneythink.org Read More
Katherine Darnstadt is the Founder and Principal Architect at Latent Design which is a Chicago based design firm working at the intersection of architecture and community development to create social, economic and environmental impact beyond the building. They use design as a tool to make the invisible forces impacting a project at local and global levels; policy, culture, climate, economy, visible through architecture. PLEASE VISIT http://www.latentdesign.net/ Read More
S3:E10 DAN SHALMON, EXTERNAL ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR, CLINE CENTER FOR DEMOCRACY, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
Dan Shalmon is an External Engagement Coordinator for Cline Center for Democracy at the University of Illinois. His mission is to transform information into knowledge that advances human flourishing and his primary focus includes international conflict and crisis bargaining, arms control, the law of armed conflict and international humanitarian law. PLEASE VISIT http://www.clinecenter.illinois.edu/about/ Read More

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