Category Archive

May 2009

  • Sports Lawyers Honor UI at Annual Luncheon

    The Sports Lawyers Association (SLA) generously awarded a grant to fund the UI program at a new school. The SLA invited UI to attend their annual luncheon on May 15 in order to receive the check and give a philanthropic presentation. Hundreds of lawyers from across the country gathered at the Hyatt Hotel in downtown Chicago…

  • Directors Win “35 Under 35” Leadership Award

    UI Executive Directors, Jim and Dan, have been selected by the Community Renewal Society as one of the thirty-five honorees of the 35 Under 35 Leadership Award in the Chicago Metropolitan region. The award is given to leaders from diverse backgrounds that demonstrate a commitment to eliminating race and class barriers. Honorees are selected for…

  • Senate President John J. Cullerton commends the Work to Play Program

      To Whom It May Concern:   I would like to take a moment to offer my support for the Urban Initiatives Work to Play Program. Since its inception in 2003, this commendable before- and after-school soccer program has positively impacted the lives of hudreds of Chicago Public School Students.