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It has been almost a year since Chance the Rapper officially started his nonprofit organization Social Works in Chicago. Since then, he has already done so much.
Today the organization held its first summit at the Harold Washington Cultural Center. There he, “dressed as Steve Jobs,” as he kept the promise he made in March to donate more than $1 million to Chicago Public Schools.
— Lil Chano From 79th (@chancetherapper) September 2, 2017
During his talk he also shouted out a bunch of principals that he felt were truly making an impact at their schools. In total he will be donating to 20 Chicago schools.
Each one of the schools will receive $100,000 over the next 3 years from the Chance’s Arts and Literature Fund. The schools who will benifit are:
Ambrose Plamondon Elementary
Mireles Elementary Academy
C.E. Hughes Elementary
Edmond Burke Elementary
Edward White Career Academy
Corliss High School
Greenleaf Whittier Elementary
Mahalia Jackson Elementary
Michele Clark Academic Prep Magnet High School
Ninos Heroes Elementary
Orr Academy High School
Robert A. Black Magnet Elementary
Spry Community Links High School
W.K. New Sullivan Elementary
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