Videos that inspire

Damien Howard on CLTV Chicago

October 2019

Together Chicago is dedicated to working with schools to promote mentorship in and out of the classroom. Director of Education Initiatives, Damien Howard, stopped by the studio to talk about how mentorship has made a difference in the lives of students his organization works with and how you can get involved.

When we have nurturing adults who have the training and resources to build relationships with young people, therein lies the opportunity to develop kids who can move mountains.

Damien Howard

Director of Education Initiatives, Together Chicago

Bryan Stevenson at Fortune CEO Initiative 2018

June 2018

With leadership comes responsibility. Stevenson presents a heartfelt challenge to turn the narrative of racial indifference and create a more just world – from a preeminent champion of the poor, marginalized, and discluded.

I believe the opposite of poverty is justice and when we do justice, we deconstruct the conditions that give rise to poverty. I believe that our stewardship, our leadership, our citizenship, and our meaning cannot be reflected just in how we treat the powerful and the privileged. We’re going to be judged by how we treat the poor, the excluded and neglected…

Bryan Stevenson

Law professor, Anti-death-penalty Advocate and Executive Director, Equal Justice Initiative

Pastor Charlie Dates at MLK50 Conference

April 2018

Early April of 2018, Together Chicago’s own Pastor Charlie Dates, Ph.D. spoke at The Martin Luther King Jr. 50 Anniversary Conference in Memphis, TN. In The Most Segregated Hour in America, Dates challenges all evangelicals to be moved by the climate of racial inequality and overcome divisions to pursue MLK’s vision of racial harmony.

Christians have an obligation to call out wickedness where it exists, to challenge systems of injustice where they reign and to love mercy and justice on a corporate societal level…

Pastor Charlie Dates, Ph.d.

Senior Pastor, Progressive Baptist Church