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    Welcome to the Ideas Platform for Everyone

    Chicago Ideas exists to make the innovative ideas that have the power to transform our city and our world accessible to everyone. We believe that when we all come together, we can make an impact around issues that matter.
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    Discover the Power of Creativity & Gratitude with Peter Himmelman

    Members: Join us for a joyous, song-filled experience led by Chicago Ideas community fan favorite Peter Himmelman. You'll leave with a deeper understanding of the connection between creativity and gratitude and feel inspired to lead, act, and connect with a new outlook. Not a Member? Join today to gain access.
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    Apply today to join this group of group of emerging changemakers brought together for exceptional experiences to inspire action in the city of Chicago and beyond.

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    Get your biggest ideas in front of Chicago Ideas' engaged community of motivated ambassadors for change and innovation.

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    Through Radical Creators you can expect to meet future collaborators, fellow changemakers, mentors, and more.

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    Learn more about the leaders — both unexpected and not — in our city who are making a positive impact.

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    See highlights from 2018 to understand why Chicago Ideas matters to the community.

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    Chicago Ideas is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors, who ensure that ideas truly are for everyone.

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