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FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty – Building a Pathway from Poverty to Success, Empowering Chicago’s Youth to Thrive

  • June 24, 2021
  • 6:00 p.m. CT
  • Online

Join WTTW and A Better Chicago to watch selections from the FIRSTHAND: Living in Poverty documentary series and take part in a conversation exploring how to empower first-generation college students from low-income communities to succeed and break the cycle of poverty.

Documentary subject Dominetrius Chambers will be joined by Aarti Dhupelia, Vice President of Undergraduate Education and Dean of Undergraduate College at National Louis University, and Stephanie Owens, Director of Student & Community Engagement at Reach Higher.

The panel and audience Q&A will be moderated by Domonique Battle, portfolio director at A Better Chicago. 

This event is free, but RSVP is required.

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