Entries by Willa

Now Hiring: Program Officer for School Support

View PDF here.  Program Officer for School Support Position Overview Chicago Debates seeks a mission driven, engaging, and service-oriented candidate with a demonstrated passion for education to join our team.  The Full-Time Program Officer for School Support will assist us in achieving our mission of advancing the educational achievement, community contributions, and life success of […]

In Solidarity…We Remain Standing!

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Not quite a year ago, we found ourselves mourning the tragedies and lives lost in Black and Latino communities due to continued racism and injustices. Sadly, today we are again mourning the tragic loss of lives and acts of violence in our […]

Make Room for Debate 2020-A Virtual Experience

It comes as no surprise that our Annual Make Room for Debate luncheon has shifted to a virtual platform due to social distancing requirements and in-person group size limitations. We are excited to bring our community of supporters a virtual experience like no other. We are thankful for our event sponsors who continue to believe […]

Our Executive Director Marks 2 Years with Chicago Debates

Congratulations to our Executive Director, Dr. Toinette Gunn, for celebrating 2 years with Chicago Debates this month! Her leadership is essential to the success of our work and motivates our team to stick to our mission of bridging the educational opportunity gap for Chicago Public School students through the transformative power of debate. We look […]