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Changing Worlds' mission is to foster inclusive communities through oral history, writing and art programs that improve student learning, affirm identity and enhance cross-cultural understanding.

Our Reach

We provide in-school, after-school and community outreach programs in Chicago and beyond. Our educational, art and cultural awareness programs reach more than 10,000 students, teachers and families each year. Learn more about our programs. 

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Happy New Year!

We are thrilled to kick off our 20th Anniversary year with the introduction of our new Executive Director, Alicia T. Vega.

She officially joins Changing Worlds on January 22nd. Her administrative background in program development, fiscal management and program evaluation as well as her passion as a youth advocate make her an ideal leader for our organization as we look to build an exciting future!

We would like to express our deep gratitude for the assistance of Keisha Farmer-Smith, Morten Group Senior Consultant, who served as Interim Executive Director over the last several months.