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Changing Worlds' mission is to foster inclusive communities through oral history, writing and art programs that improve student learning, affirm identity and enhance cross-cultural understanding.

Our Reach

We provide in-school, after-school and community outreach programs in Chicago and beyond. Our educational, art and cultural awareness programs reach more than 10,000 students, teachers and families each year. Learn more about our programs. 

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Links and News

Honoring Michelle T. Boone with our Connecting Cultures Award

We are pleased to honor Michelle T. Boone, Commissioner of the City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, at our 14th Annual Benefit.

Changing Worlds' 14th Annual Benefit

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - Join us at Changing Worlds' 14th Annual Benefit, held at Germania Place in Chicago. The event will include student exhibitions and performances, a raffle, silent auction and award presentations.

Our New Executive Director, Clifton Williams

Our Board of Directors is pleased to 
announce the appointment of Clifton Williams as our new Executive Director. Williams joins the organization following the departure of long-time director, Mark Rodriguez. Press Release