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MEET THE 10th Anniversary gala chair

Lori E. Lightfoot became the 56th Mayor of the City of Chicago On May 20, 2019,. Her campaign’s call for an ethical and responsive government and opportunities for all Chicagoans resonated in every ward of the city.

 

Mayor Lightfoot carries the watchwords of her campaign into office: Equity*Diversity & Inclusion*Transparency*Accountability*Transformation. Mayor Lightfoot came to City Hall following a career as a manager, advocate, and reform expert, with extensive experience working at the city and federal level to make government more accountable and accessible. Before taking office, she served as a senior equity partner in the Litigation and Conflict Resolution Group at Mayer Brown LLP. While at Mayer Brown, Mayor Lightfoot took on two critical tasks for the City of Chicago, chairing the Police Accountability Task Force, and serving as president of the Chicago Police Board.

 

Mayor Lightfoot held other key positions in City government, as the Interim First Deputy of the Chicago Department of Procurement Services and Chief of Staff and General Counsel of the Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications.

Prior to that, Mayor Lightfoot was Assistant United States Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois criminal division, managing large-scale investigations involving criminal drug conspiracies, political corruption and bankruptcy fraud.

 

Mayor Lightfoot is the youngest of four children born to Elijah and Ann Lightfoot in Massillon, Ohio. With the exception of a one-year clerkship on the Michigan Supreme Court in Detroit, Mayor Lightfoot has lived in Chicago since 1986. She and her spouse, Amy Eshleman, live on the near northwest side with their daughter, Vivian.

 

She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Michigan and a JD from the University of Chicago Law School.

Honorable, Lori E. Lightfoot

Mayor City Of Chicago

MEET THE keynote speaker

As managing partner at Emerson Collective, former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan returns to Chicago on a mission to improve the lives of young adults in his hometown. Through partnerships with local business leaders, community organizers, and nonprofit groups, Duncan aims to create job and life opportunities for disconnected youth between the ages of 17 and 24.

 

Prior to joining the Obama Administration, Duncan served as chief executive officer of Chicago Public Schools. From 2001 to 2008, Duncan won praise for uniting the city’s stakeholders behind an education agenda that included opening 100 new schools; expanding after-school, summer learning, early childhood, and college access programs; dramatically boosting the caliber of teachers; and building public-private partnerships around a variety of education initiatives. Duncan graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1987, majoring in sociology. At Harvard he served as co-captain of the basketball team and was named a first team Academic All-American.

 

Emerson Collective is an organization dedicated to removing barriers to opportunity so people can live to their full potential. Established by Laurene Powell Jobs, Emerson Collective centers its work on education, immigration reform, the environment and other social justice initiatives.

 

Arne serves on the boards of: Ariel Capital Management, Aspen Institute, Communities in Schools, Lucas Museum, My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, National Association of Basketball Coaches, Pluralsight, Revolution Foods, Thrive-Chicago and Turn It In. He also serves as Co-chair of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics.

 

Arne Duncan

Managing Partner, Emerson Collective & Former U.S. Secretary of Education

MEET THE HONOREES

Union League

Boys & Girls Clubs

Mary Ann Mahon Huels

President & CEO, UNION LEAGUE

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS

Dr. Willie L. Wilson

American businessman and politician

Raul Raymundo

CEO, THE RESURRECTION PROJECT

Bobby D. Mattison

S.T.A.R. Barber College

GALA COMMITTEE

In Formation

 

Paul J. Adams III,  Providence St. Mel

 

Richard Boykin, Esq., Barnes & Thornburg

 

Dwayne Bryant, Inner Vision International

 

Les Coney, Mesirow Financial

 

Matthew T. Dattilo, Esq.,

Simpson/ Dattilo, LLC

 

Bridget Gainer, 10th District

Cook County Commissioner

 

Tere Garate, Gateway Foundation

 

Terry Hendrickson, Old Republic

National Title Insurance Company

 

Charmaine V. Rickette, Uncle Remus USA

 

 Stanley B. Stallworth, Esq.,

The Stallworth Legal Group

 

Tyronne Stoudemire,

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

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Sponsorship Opportunities

 

 

Sponsorship can deliver increased awareness, brand building and propensity to purchase in your target market. It's a low cost way to create visibility and traffic for your organization.

 

As a sponsor of JTDC Foundation, your organization not only supports JTDC Foundation's efforts to provide court involved youth with an offramp from the prison highway system, it will offer you the opportunity to reach out to a variety of individuals with your message, share your expertise and drive people to your website.

 

JTDC Foundation offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities from which to choose, providing a level that will match everyone’s budget! Act quickly to give your company the greatest opportunity to make an impact on the 10th anniversary gala attendees.

 

10th  Anniversary Gala Sponsorship Packages

Click here for the full 10th  Anniversary Gala Sponsorship Packet.

Champion Sponsor-- $25,000

Three (3) prominent tables of 10 at the 10th Anniversary Gala

Complimentary wine

Recognition as a Champion Sponsor in all media and news releases

Logo on invitation

Recognition at the 10th Anniversary Gala

Full-page color ad

Company posting on JTDC Foundation website and special event page

Signage throughout the venue recognizing your company as a

  Champion Sponsor

Photo opportunities with keynote speaker at the 10th Anniversary Gala

 

 

 

 

HOST SPONSOR -- $15,000

Two (2) deluxe tables of 10 at the 10th Anniversary Gala

Recognition as a Host Sponsor in all media and news releases

Logo on invitation

Recognition at the 10th Anniversary Gala

Full-page color ad

Company posting on JTDC Foundation website and special event page

Signage throughout venue recognizing company as a Host Sponsor

Photo opportunities with keynote speaker at the 10th Anniversary Gala

 

 

 

 

Corporate SPONSOR -- $10,000

One (1) select table of 10 at the 10th Anniversary Gala

Recognition as a Corporate Sponsor in all media and news releases

Logo on invitation

Recognition at the 10th Anniversary Gala

Half-page color ad

Company posting on JTDC Foundation website and special event page

Signage throughout venue recognizing company as an Corporate

  Sponsor

 

 

 

BENEFACTOR SPONSOR -- $5,000

One (1) choice table of 10 at the 10th Anniversary Gala

Recognition as a Benefactor Sponsor in all media, and news releases

Company posting on JTDC Foundation website and special event page

Quarter-page color ad

Signage throughout venue recognizing company as a Benefactor

  Sponsor

 

 

 

 

Advocate SPONSOR -- $4,000

One (1) preferred table of 10 at the 10th Anniversary Gala

Recognition as an Advocate Sponsor in all media, and news releases

Company posting on JTDC Foundation website and special event page

 

 

 

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YES, I want to be a Host Sponsor for the JTDCF Converging On The Positive Award Gala

 

 

YES, I want to be a Corporate  Sponsor for the JTDCF Converging On The Positive Award Gala

 

 

YES, I want to be a Benefactor  Sponsor for the JTDCF Converging On The Positive Award Gala

 

 

YES, I want to be an Advocate  Sponsor for the JTDCF Converging On The Positive Award Gala