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Saturday, June 4th, 2022 6 AM

Starts at 119th & Western; Ends at Howard & Western

Pursue Unity is a fundraising walk across the entire 197 blocks of Western Ave., the longest continuous street in the city of Chicago. This journey across the city of Chicago brings our walkers through many of the diverse neighborhoods that our scholars come from.

In 2020, a small group of staff and supporters of Pursue Scholars walked the entire 24 miles of Western Ave. in Chicago to raise awareness and money. By the time it was finished, we had doubled our initial financial goal and raised $100,000 to invest in emerging urban leaders.

In 2021, three of our scholars led the way. They committed in January and began working with our team to prepare the campaign. They trained physically. They contacted their network to garner support. They helped to promote the event, ending up raising $162,500. We are inspired by these bold steps of leadership that these young people are taking and continue to make.

For Pursue Unity 2022, three of our brightest young scholars will be leading the way as they have committed to walking the entire 24 miles on June 4th. Through their leadership, we are seeking to raise $200,000 this year. These funds will support the Pursue Scholars.

In 2022, with a goal of $200,000 join us in pursing unity by…