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Impact Awards Breakfast

Hear inspiring stories.

Meet the leaders and innovators in the field.

Cheer on the champions who are advancing youth outcomes.

The must-attend annual event for leaders and innovators in Chicago philanthropy and the mentoring field which honors community organizations, businesses, and key individuals who are making a difference through mentoring.


Presented by


November 12, 2019

Union League Club of Chicago

65 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604

Registration and Networking 7:30am

Program and Breakfast 8:00am to 9:00am

2019 Featured Speakers

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Gain inspiration form our featured speakers, including a state of mentoring update from MENTOR National CEO David Shapiro followed by an armchair discussion between Valerie Jarrett and Michael Strautmanis who will share their personal mentoring stories and answer audience questions.

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Sponsors receive meaningful benefits and alignment with MENTOR Illinois and our network of philanthropic, corporate, and nonprofit leaders who are making a difference through mentoring. Other benefits include:

Event recognition
→ Program book
→ Logo inclusion

Brand enhancement
→ Social media
→ Website

Premium seating


Presenting Sponsor

Mission: To give students, teachers, school leaders, and families the tools and insight necessary to create a culture of success while maximizing learning. Learn more →


Event Sponsors


“I think those of us who are in positions to speak up, have to do so. That is where mentorship and advocacy become so important.”

Valerie Jarrett


With your support, we will achieve our goals in support of Illinois youth and the mentoring movement.


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