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    Presented by Cushman & Wakefield

    Idea: Resilience is the secret to success

    A Talk about how resilience breeds triumph.

    Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 12:00 - 1:30 PM @ Harris Theater
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    All videos from this event

    Jason Rosenthal on How to Rediscover Your Purpose
    Brian Wallach & Sandra Abrevaya on the Power of Hope
    Yusef Salaam on What He Learned From Adversity
    Justice Richard Bernstein on relentlessly pursuing his passion
    Yusef Salaam
    Member of Exonerated 5 (formerly Central Park 5)
    Richard Bernstein
    Justice, Michigan Supreme Court
    Jason Rosenthal
    Board Chair, Author & Attorney, The Amy Krouse Rosenthal Foundation
    Brian Wallach
    Co-Founder, I AM ALS
    Sandra Abrevaya
    President & Chief Impact Officer, Thrive Chicago
    Jessica Clemons
    Health & Wellness Advocate
    Elise Jordan
    Political Analyst, NBC News & MSNBC; Contributor, Time Magazine
    Orlando Mayorga
    Restorative Justice Practitioner
    TALK - Talks are 90-minute electrifying, action-inspiring onstage programs, featuring four to six world class thought leaders who each present ideas on a single theme through either an individual presentation or a one-on-one conversation with a host.

    As tennis great Billie Jean King famously stated, “champions adjust.” In this Talk, we’ll hear remarkable individuals share their inspiring stories of resilience, taking in lessons for success along the way. You’ll hear stories of tenacity, courage, fear and strength that will challenge you to push through your own limitations, self doubt, and momentary failures to unlock your inner champion.

    Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 12:00 - 1:30 PM
    Harris Theater
    205 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601
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    • Join I AM ALS and stay up to date on the movement they are building to cure not only ALS, but pave the way to cure Parkinson's Disease, Alzheimer's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Frontotemporal Dementia, and more.
    • Spend time with the kids at Alternatives Inc., a youth program using restorative justice to encourage student development and strengthen Chicago communities.
    • Attend an event with Back on My Feet, a nonprofit combatting homelessness through community support, employment and housing resources.
    • Volunteer at UCan Chicago to support youth to become entrepreneurs, leaders, and activists despite their traumatic experiences from within their community.
    • Donate to the Prison + Neighborhood Arts project, a visual arts and humanities project that connects teaching artists and scholars to men at Stateville Maximum Security Prison through classes, workshops and guest lectures.
    • Support the work of the Amy Krouse Rosenthal Foundation, an organization that provides funding for ovarian cancer research as well as child literacy.

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