Entries by Laurie Cleary

AGB Foundation CEO to be Featured on Oct. 2 Entrepreneur Panel

Have you ever wondered how a company seemingly grew overnight?  Do you want to learn some key decisions or processes others made to effectively impact growth in their company? Dr. Denitra Griffin, CEO of the Always Giving Back Foundation, will be among five female entrepreneurs answering these questions at a panel on Wednesday, October 2. […]

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Young Professional Panel is July 25

Seeing is believing—and meeting successful young professionals of color can inspire minority teenagers and young adults to achieve their full potential. That’s the idea behind the upcoming Young Professional Panel on July 25. Save the date for this free educational event presented by the Always Giving Back Foundation! The Young Professional Panel will be an inter-generational […]

AGB Foundation Announces 2017 Scholarship Winners

  We are pleased to announce our 2017 AGB Foundation Scholars! We had so many intelligent and talented applicants this year, and our top 3 scorers captured the $1500 scholarships. The other finalists were so strong, we couldn’t bear to let them leave empty-handed so we have awarded them each a $500 supplemental scholarship. Congrats […]

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Data on Chicago Minority Youth Support AGB Foundation Mission

The numbers are staggering–mind numbing, even, for Chicago minority youth. Forty-seven percent of young black men ages 20 to 24 are out of work and out of school. The Great Cities Institute at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) published these findings in their Jan. 2017 report, “Abandoned in their Neighborhoods: Youth Joblessness amidst the Flight of […]