StreetWise is launching a new award to recognize and honor the 20 Most Inspiring Chicagoans who make the city a better place to live and work. Honorees will be celebrated at the StreetWise Gala Celebration on September 27th at Galleria Marchetti.
StreetWise empowers people and provides resources for the homeless and at-risk populations throughout Chicago. StreetWise magazine vendors see and feel inspiration in the streets of our neighborhoods each day. They are inspired by the kindness, compassion, and support of Chicagoans as they empower our vendors to earn an income with dignity, offering them a hand up and not a hand out.
We are seeking diverse nominations from across the city and broad disciplines including: activists, citizens, business leaders, civil servants, elected officials, entrepreneurs, journalists/media, and nonprofit leaders. Do you know someone who is doing extraordinary things to make our city a better place to live? Nominate them by June 15th!