Since 2016, Black Girl Ventures has provided Black/Brown woman-identifying founders with access to community, capital, and capacity building in order to meet business milestones that lead to economic advancement through entrepreneurship. BGV funds and scales tech-enabled revenue generating businesses and ignites civic engagement and hyperlocal infrastructure at the intersection of business support services, supplier diversity, and social and financial capital.
Code2040 is a nonprofit activating, connecting, and mobilizing the largest racial equity community in tech to dismantle the structural barriers that prevent the full participation and leadership of Black and Latinx technologists in the innovation economy.
Through events, trainings, early-career programs, and knowledge sharing, Code2040 equips Black and Latinx technologists and their allies with the tools, connections, and care they need to advocate for and achieve racial equity in the tech industry.
Since 1916, the Chicago Urban League has helped people find jobs, secure affordable housing, enhance their educational experiences, and grow their businesses. One of the oldest and largest affiliates of the National Urban League, the organization promotes strong, sustainable communities through advocacy, innovation, and collaborative community, corporate and civic relationships.
Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that helps families build and improve places to call home. Habitat for Humanity partners with people in your community, and all over the world, to help them build or improve a place they can call home.
Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage and achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and for their families.
The Leadership Conference Education Fund builds public will for laws and policies that promote and protect the civil and human rights of every person in the United States. The issues we work on — from voting rights to educational equity to justice reform — have deep roots in our organizational history and across the communities we represent.