The Blackboard Affair 2018

About

Your investment provides literacy support for thousands of students in 80 schools through activating 1,600 volunteers as WITS literacy mentors and training 200 teachers. Last year’s Blackboard Affair hosted over 600 attendees and investment from more than 40 prominent Chicago corporations, raising close to $700,000 in support of the WITS mission.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

5:30 - 11:30pm

Revel Fulton Market

1215 W. Fulton Market

Honorees

  • Deloitte
  • DORNE EASTWOOD

Superintendent

Principal

Classroom

  • Cboe Global Markets
  • CIBC
  • Segall Bryant & Hamill

Mentor

  • @ properties
  • BlackRock
  • Factset
  • GTCR, LLC
  • Jones Day
  • William Blair

Teacher

  • Associated Bank

Friend

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Chicago Athletic Association hotel
  • Chicago Trading Company
  • Citadel
  • Crowe LLP
  • Drinker Biddle
  • The John Buck Company
  • Lazard
  • Marquette Associates
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • McDonalds
  • Nicor Gas
  • Northern Trust
  • Pepper Construction
  • PepsiCo

Event Contributors

  • Breakthru
  • Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants
  • Digital Hub
  • Eli's Cheesecake
  • Revolution Brewery
  • Tito's Handmade Vodka

Building Communities. Empowering Readers.