Voqal Gains Valuable Knowledge and Relationships at SXSW EDU 2018

March 14, 2018 Voqal recently attended SXSW EDU, the education innovation-focused prelude to the annual SXSW madness in Austin, Texas. Vinny Badolato, Voqal education program director, and Molly Fohn, Mobile Citizen anchor institutions program manager, took the conference by storm, looking for new ways to further Voqal’s education work. The conference offered diverse panels, Meetups Read More

2018 Voqal Fellowship Spotlight: Alicia Nieves

March 8, 2018 The Voqal Fellowship is an investment in a new generation of social entrepreneurs interested in launching their next “big idea” aimed at increasing equity for those who are least well off politically, economically and/or socially. Fellows receive financial resources and mentoring to help bring that early stage idea to life. This month Read More

Voqal Invests $445K to Advance Social Equity and Progressive Change in Illinois

February 22, 2018 Voqal is pleased to announce eight new grants to organizations working in Illinois to enhance the community and strengthen social equity. The grants of $75,000 to Asian Americans Advancing Justice, $75,000 to Black Roots Alliance, $70,000 to Chicago Votes, $50,000 to Common Cause, $50,000 to Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, Read More