We help young people discover the greatness that already exists within them all.

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4.28.2022
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BREWING THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS

The CAFE is becoming the living room for social change through these CAFE Conversations.”

ADAM LEVINE, PRESIDENT, CIRCLE OF SERVICE FOUNDATION
Partners

The CAFE partners with and/or advises organizations to provide financial support and guidance to increase their ability to deliver long-term, impactful programming.

Origins

Cleveland Avenue is where it all began for our founders, Don and Liz Thompson. They grew up on the near north Chicago street of that name, Liz in the Cabrini Green housing complex and Don just four blocks north.

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Make an investment in Chicago’s young people and broaden the reach and influence of The CAFE.

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