Moving Forward Together 2020

Wednesday
September 23, 2020

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Thank you for joining us for Moving Forward Together 2020.

Together we raised awareness and resources for quality affordable housing in our region. Your presence and support inspire hope in the lives of thousands of people.

Because of community partners like you, Mercy Housing Lakefront is able to provide affordable housing and supportive services to more than 8,000 residents in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin. With your support, we can help even more residents build foundations for a better life.

Thank you for another year of transformational impact in our community.

Moving Forward Together 2020 Virtual Event

Congratulations to our Awardees

Wintrust Partners in Innovation Award:
Near North Health Service Corporation

Volunteer Service Award:
Melinda Kintz

Keynote Conversation Featuring:

David A. Ansell, MD, MPH

David A. Ansell, MD, MPH

Senior Vice President for Community Health Equity, Rush University Medical Center

Associate Provost for Community Affairs, Rush University

Author of The Death Gap: How Inequality Kills

Henry Crumpton

Henry Crumpton

Mercy Housing Lakefront Board Member

Certified Community Healthcare Worker

Resident of Mercy Housing Lakefront

Douglas Jutte, MD, MPH

Douglas Jutte, MD, MPH

Executive Director of the Build Healthy Places Network

Associate Professor, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

Trustee, Mercy Housing Inc.

Berneice Mills-Thomas, RN, MSM, MPH, MBA

Berneice Mills-Thomas, RN, MSM, MPH, MBA

Chief Executive Officer of Near North Health Service Corporation

Accepting the Wintrust Partners in Innovation Award on behalf of Near North Health Service Corporation

Thank you to our sponsors

Award Sponsor

Wintrust logo

Community Builder

Northern Trust logo

US Bank

Hope Builders

Elizabeth Baldwin Phillips

Hope Builder Sponsors

Home Builders

Home Builders

Mercy Builders


Bank of America

Chicago Association of Realtors

Christopher B. Burke Engineering

James McHugh Construction Company

Korb & Associates Architects

Vince McBrien

John and Susan Powell

Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary