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    One of the most impactful ways a loyal donor can enrich the lives of others is through a planned gift.

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    In 1966, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. moved into a decrepit apartment at 1550 S. Hamlin St.- in North Lawndale- with the goal of bringing his previous successes in the  Civil Rights Movement in the South to Chicago. That top floor apartment became the headquarters for Dr. King’s Chicago Freedom Movement. While living in North Lawndale… Read more »

  • Colleen Collins UCAN Academy School Educator

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