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Elevating Their Impact

Elevating Their Impact highlights non-profits making sustainable impacts on systemic issues around the world. We bring impactful stories of organizations and their clients to you each week as well as ways to support them as a volunteer and financially.

Oct 12, 2021

Chicago Scholars uniquely selects, trains, and mentors academically ambitious students from under-resourced communities to complete college and become the next generation of leaders who will transform their neighborhoods and city of Chicago.  Today, we hear from Jeffery Beckham Jr., CEO of Chicago Scholars, on how he, his staff, and his team of volunteer mentors serve more than 4,000 first-generation and low-income students to reach their dreams to pursue a college education.