On the Table

Meet. Share. Do.

On May 8, 2018, tends of thousands of people engaged with On the Table through social media, at workshops, or at mealtime conversations throughout the region. As part of this fourth annual On the Table, participants from every ZIP code in the region opened up to one another, sharing great ideas for what our communities need to prosper and to thrive.

After the Table

Move your ideas from the table to places all around Chicago to make powerful things happen. Be engaged in a movement of thousands of Chicago-area residents who are building relationships and taking action to benefit our neighborhoods and the public good.

The Acting Up awards aim to bring the creative ideas that rise from conversations to life. For the past two years, On the Table participants have been invited to pitch their ideas, winning microgrants to put those ideas into action. Learn more about the projects coming to life through Acting Up.

Your voice matters. Learn more about On the Table today: