Nat'l Public Housing Museum's 'An Afternoon of Good Times'

April 14, 2012 7:08:39 AM PDT
Chicago's public housing complexes have played an important role for thousands of families for decades.

On Sunday, April 15, 2012, the National Public Housing Museum (link: honors three leaders for their extraordinary contribution to the well-being of inner city residents and communities. Julia Stasch, Vice President of US Programs for the Chicago-based MacArthur Foundation, Luis Ubinas, President of the Ford Foundation, and Kenny Gamble, the Grammy Award-winning Philadelphia-based singer, song-writer and his company Universal Companies, will receive the Museum's highest honors.

ABC7 is a media sponsor of the benefit event called, "Afternoon of Good Times." The keynote speaker is Steve Pemberton, author of "A Chance In The World" and Chief Diversity Officer & Divisional Vice President of Walgreens. Pemberton came into our ABC7 studio along with Keith L. Magee, President & CEO of The National Public Housing Museum, to tell us about the event

The National Public Housing Museum's "An Afternoon of Good Times"
Sunday, April 15, 2012
5 to 7 p.m.
Salvage One
1840 W. Hubbard Street Chicago

Keynote Speaker: Steve Pemberton
Author, "A Chance in the World"
Chief Diversity Officer & Divisional Vice President

President's Award: Julia Stasch
The MacArthur Foundation
Chicago, IL

Founding Chair's Award: Kenny Gamble
Universal Companies
Philadelphia, PA

Keeper of the Vision Award: Luis Ubinas
Ford Foundation
New York, NY

The National Public Housing Museum & Center for the Study of Housing & Society
University of Illinois at Chicago
750 S. Halsted St.
Suite 843 MC 117