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     January 20, 2021      #26-20 KDJ

United Way's new program focuses on race,

By Taylor Leddin

United Way of Illinois is launching a “21 Week Equity Challenge” this week. After a year of unrest and strife, this free, online learning program will provide lessons and resources for Illinoisans to learn about racial issues and systemic inequalities together.

“Our association, in partnership with local United Ways, is so excited to be taking this journey with our communities,” said director of public policy and advocacy for United Way of Illinois, Eithne McMenamin, in a news release.

“This is an excellent opportunity to learn — personally and professionally — have necessary conversations and ...

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