8:45 AM - 9:20 AM PDT

Investing in Impact and Opportunity: Cleveland Avenue and the MacArthur Foundation

John Palfrey, President of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, joins in conversation with Don and Liz Thompson, founders of Cleveland Avenue and the Cleveland Avenue Foundation for Education Group about advancing racial equity, education, and economic opportunity. MacArthur and the Thompsons are partnering through impact investing in the CAST US fund to help accelerate the success of diverse entrepreneurs in the Chicago region.

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Don Thompson

CEO & Founder

Cleveland Avenue

John Palfrey


John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Liz Thompson

CAFÉ President and Office Director

Cleveland Avenue

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