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We Rise Together grant recipients share the impact of grants in five new video shorts

We Rise Together: For an Equitable & Just Recovery has invested more than $35 million in Chicago’s Black and Latinx communities since September 2021, including support for more than 30 real estate development projects. Nine of these projects have already opened their doors, bringing new jobs, services, and amenities to strengthen local economies and Chicago as a whole.

Watch these video shorts featuring grant recipients and community members sharing how a new investment has improved their lives.

Maya-Camille Broussard, Owner, Justice of the Pies

Ricardo Cifuentes, Vice President of External Affairs, Esperanza Health Centers

Kimberly Britt, Co-Owner, ChiFresh Kitchen

Santiago Navarro, Parent, North Austin

Julia Perkins, Owner, Studio Yogi

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