Local Papers Cover Foster Parent Recruitment Picnic

Local papers covered the Chicagoland Foster Care Recruitment Collective’s Foster Parent Recruitment Picnic that took place Saturday, May 20. Lawrence Hall along with seven other […]

CBS News Highlights our Weekly Tuesday Community Meal Distribution

Last week we had the opportunity to work with CBS News, as they came out to our South Shore campus to highlight our weekly community […]

NBC’s “Making a Difference” Highlights Lawrence Hall’s HOPES Program

Watch NBC Chicago’s Making a Difference segment and learn about the transformative work that takes place at Lawrence Hall’s HOPES program! Chicago Chef Serves as […]

2022 Employee Recognition Ceremony goes virtual for third year in a row

The all-virtual event was attended by staff and Board members alike.   Lawrence Hall celebrated the achievements of its staff on Thursday, July 28, 2022. […]

Allyship and Privilege

The burden of promoting equity shouldn’t fall on those with less privilege, as it often tends to do.

The Intersection of Race, Sexuality, and Gender

To understand the history of the LGBTQ+ community and their fight for rights, one must acknowledge the influence of Black, Brown, and Transgender individuals, as they still struggle with erasure and having their voices heard.

Mental Health Awareness Month

If 1 in 5 Americans have a mental illness, why is it so hard to talk about in society? You can thank cultural stigmas for that.

Asian Pacific American Awareness Month

Due to the model minority myth, Asian Pacific Americans are seen as hardworking and successful, but they are vastly underrepresented in positions of leadership and influence.

Workplace Psychological Safety

Psychological safety is the belief that you won’t be punished or humiliated for speaking up with ideas, questions, concerns, or mistakes.


Who speaks for you? Lawmakers, boards of directors, and committees make decisions every day that impact your life, and for this reason, diversity is important.