CV invited by The British Consulate General

CV invited by The British Consulate General

Chicago Veterans was graciously invited by The British Consulate-General of Chicago for an afternoon tea event to welcome the Walking with The Wounded members to Chicago, as part of their Walk of America. Starting in Los Angeles, si...

CV Appoints Jac Charlier to Chairman of the Board

CV Appoints Jac Charlier to Chairman of the Board

Chicago Veterans is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Chairman of the Board, Jac Charlier! Jac is a Chicago native and United States Army Veteran. He currently serves as the National Director for Justice Initiatives and leads the Center for Health and Justice (C...

Braving the Cold

Braving the Cold

Last Friday, Chicago Veterans members laced up their winter boots, put on their hats and gloves, and jumped on the train headed towards downtown Chicago to raise awareness of our Homeless Veteran Population. According to the numbers, Chicago has over 5,000 homeless individua...

“Harvard on the Rocks”

“Harvard on the Rocks”

In 1945, as WWII came to an end, Daley (then a state senator) introduced four bills calling for a university in Chicago. Following World War II, the University of Illinois increased its presence in Chicago by creating a temporary, two-year branch campus, the Chicago Undergra...