Democracy is a verb.


Foundation and Corporate Partners

We are grateful for the generous support of our foundation and corporate partners:

Allstate Insurance Company
Augustana Henze Endowment – Advocate Charitable Foundation
Bezos Family Foundation
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
The Boeing Company
The Brinson Foundation
Chicago Bar Foundation
Circle of Service
The Chicago Community Trust
Chicago Foundation for Women
Chicago Teacher’s Union Foundation
Citi Foundation
Crown Family Philanthropies
Fasting 5K
Hive Chicago Fund for Connected Learning
IMC Charitable Foundation
John D. and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation
The Joyce Foundation
Leo S. Guthman Fund
NBCUniversal Foundation
Paul M Angell Family Foundation
Polk Bros. Foundation
Robert R. McCormick Foundation
Siragusa Foundation
W. Clement & Jessie V. Stone Foundation


teachers participate in Mikva Challenge programs across the country.


students from 117 schools nationwide presented speeches and/or worked on civic action projects


Mikva students serve as election judges each election cycle


of Mikva alumni continue to volunteer in their communities, vs. only 36% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide


of Mikva alumni are registered voters, vs. only 53% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide


students campaigned during the 2015-16 Election Season


of Mikva alumni encourage their friends and family to be politically engaged, vs. only 35% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide


young people served in the Chicagoland area, California and Washington DC

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