Annual Spring Benefit

Mikva Challenge will hold its 15th Anniversary Abner and Zoe Mikva Civic Leadership Awards and Benefit Dinner on Thursday evening, May 1, 2014 from 6pm to 9pm at the Chicago Hilton Grand Ballroom to raise support for our youth civic engagement programs.

Our 2014 honorees are:

Jonathan Alter, Public Service Award
Reporter, Columnist, Television Analyst, and award-winning Author of "The Center Holds"

Barbara Goodman Manilow, Civic Leader Award
Chairman of the Board of Crown Family Philanthropies

Alcott High School, Excellence in Action Civics Award
The Mikva Challenge was founded to develop the next generation of civic leaders like the Mikvas by engaging youth and giving them a voice in the democratic process. These awards honor Abner and Zoe’s legacy of serving the public with integrity and a passion for fairness.
For information about sponsorship opportunities and ticket pricing, please contact Development Director Kelly Rolf at or (312) 863-6390. 
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