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The Mural Building: One Million Degrees

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Growth, Opportunity, Community. What do these words have in common? They all describe the inspiration behind our recent mural in collaboration with One Million Degrees (OMD). We’re a proud partner of OMD, a Chicago-based nonprofit that supports students in ten community colleges across the Chicagoland area. The organization’s holistic approach to mentorship provides recent high

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The Mural Building: American Writers Museum

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“Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.” – Frederick Douglass (1818 – 1895) Two hundred years ago, author and orator Frederick Douglass was born into slavery in Maryland. He bravely escaped and became an activist for the abolitionist movement through his powerful

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The Mural Building: Arrupe College

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“When educating the minds of our youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts.” – Dalai Lama Our newest mural features Loyola University Chicago’s innovative two-year college, Arrupe College! Since 2015, Arrupe has offered talented students from the city’s many diverse neighborhoods the opportunity to earn an associate degree in the rigorous Jesuit tradition.

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The Mural Building: Illinois Bicentennial

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Born. Built. Grown. Those three words exemplify the past, present, and future of Illinois, as well as describe our story as a company built here, for here. They also make up the slogan of the Illinois Bicentennial, the official year-round celebration of the Prairie State’s 200th birthday. As a sponsor of this important milestone, we

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The Mural Building: Special Olympics Chicago

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Special Olympics has been advocating for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities for half a century, and it all started right here in Chicago. The first event was held at Soldier Field in 1968 and what followed was a movement that expanded sports programs to support aspiring athletes around the globe. As Chicago’s

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