Chicago Hosts First Time National Tocqueville Event for BMO Harris Bank
An unprecedented national BMO Harris Bank/United Way Tocqueville Society event was held in Chicago on November 18, 2011. Attending the breakfast were 80 top level executives, all current or prospective Tocqueville Society members from Chicago, Houston, New York, Phoenix, Milwaukee and Boston. John Bouman, President and CEO of The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, keynoted the meeting. Bouman focused on the complex issues and solution surrounding poverty and how United Way’s LIVE UNITED 2020 vision addresses creative and collaborative approaches to achieve social and economic justice for low-income people and communities of greatest need. Also speaking was United Way Success Story Howard Baer, a graduate of The CARA Program (a United Way funded program).
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