Archive for the Friend of the Community Category

MARY ANN SMITH

Friend of the Community | Inducted 1997 As alderman of Chicago’s diverse 48th Ward, Mary Ann Smith has been responsive […]

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JUDY BAAR TOPINKA

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2020 [posthumous] Judy Baar Topinka was there for the LGBT community since the beginning […]

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BRENETTA HOWELL BARRETT

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2020 Brenetta Howell Barrett is an institution on Chicago’s west side, from the 1960s […]

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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MEXICAN ART

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2020 Ever since the National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA) opened its doors in […]

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RICHARD M. DALEY

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2006 Without a doubt, Richard M. Daley’s years in office as mayor of Chicago […]

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RALLA KLEPAK

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2017 [Now Deceased] Born in Chicago in 1936, Ralla Klepak taught reading and English […]

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ALPHAWOOD FOUNDATION

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FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2017 Founded in 1991, Alphawood Foundation works for an equitable, just, and humane society. […]

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CAMILLA B. TAYLOR

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2015 Camilla B. Taylor is inducted into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of […]

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JAN SCHAKOWSKY

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2015 U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky is a leading advocate on issues of importance to […]

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PATRICK QUINN

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2016 Patrick Quinn, Governor of Illinois from 2009-2015, is a longtime supporter of the […]

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