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Press Releases for 2018

Mpower the Night Gala Celebrates 161 years of Mpowering Children and Families

Five hundred of Chicago’s business and philanthropic leaders will celebrate 161 years of “Mpowering” families at the “Mpower the Night” gala, taking place from 6 – 11 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago.

2018 Equal Access to Justice Award Luncheon Recognizes Pro Bono Excellence

The Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services’ annual Equal Access to Justice Award Luncheon raised $333,000 as 300 leaders from Chicago’s legal community gathered to honor outstanding contributions to pro bono law at the event on Oct. 23, 2018, held at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.

Metropolitan Family Services DuPage names new members to its Community Board

Metropolitan Family Services DuPage welcomes four new members to its Community Board. All active supporters of the DuPage County communities Metropolitan serves, Sara Hammang Clark, of Wheaton; Christopher Dabovich, of Wheaton; Carol Dimas, of Naperville; and Dennise Vaughn, of Lisle; contribute experience in fields including accounting, business, advocacy and healthcare.

17th Annual DuPage Gala to Celebrate Families & Community

More than 400 guests from DuPage County’s business and philanthropic communities will celebrate family and community at the 17th Annual DuPage Gala. ABC 7’s Tracy Butler will emcee the event.

Delayed Site Inspections Threaten Hundreds of Mental Health Residents with Homelessness

Metropolitan Family Services CILA Residents Among Those at Risk Starting May 1

New UIC Report Details Barriers Facing Chicago’s Asian Americans

City’s Fastest Growing Racial/Ethnic Group Faces Challenges in Housing, Education & Labor

Metropolitan Family Services North Children’s Center Receives ExceleRate Illinois Gold Circle of Quality Designation

Metropolitan Family Services North Children’s Center received the Gold Circle of Quality designation from ExceleRate Illinois, the state’s new quality recognition and improvement system for early learning and development providers.

Rita Lopez Brosnan named Executive Director of Metropolitan Family Services DuPage

DuPage County resident Rita Lopez Brosnan has been named the new Executive Director of Metropolitan Family Services DuPage Center, located in Wheaton.

Catch Spring Fever on April 21!

Join Metropolitan for a night of fun, food, and games benefiting our Evanston/Skokie Center and its Family Support & Prevention program.

Early Childhood Education Celebrated at DuPage Gala

Kimberly Stapleton to Be Honored; ABC7’s Tracy Butler to Emcee
Strong families make strong communities, and 400 DuPage County leaders will celebrate an evening of “Mpowering” children and families through early learning at the 17th annual DuPage Gala.