Putting Landmark Ideas and Distinctions to Work in Distance Running When it comes to chasing dreams, Darren DeMatoff has his running shoes ready to go. A Chicago businessperson and Landmark graduate, Darren has run 20 marathons worldwide, including 13 […]
Social Impact Artist Nominated as Innovator of the Year
Shala Akintunde, a Landmark graduate and a widely recognized social impact artist, has been nominated for Innovator of the Year by ADCOLOR, the premier organization dedicated to celebrating and promoting professionals of color and diversity in the creative industries. Each […]
Museum of Streetwear Spotlights Chicago Designers
The Chicago Reader, the alternatively weekly newspaper of Chicago, has featured an event created by a participant in Landmark’s Self-Expression and Leadership Program – a unique ‘Museum of Streetwear’ two day exhibition. Here’s an excerpt from that story: “Streetwear in […]
Solar Artist Redefines Art by Melding Creativity and Contribution
Social impact artist and Landmark Forum graduate Shala Akintunde is pioneering an innovative art form that is also making an urgently needed difference.
Seeing is Believing
A recent project both funded a key program for low vision kids and brought a special gift to many of them.
Music for Movement: Living Powerfully with Parkinson’s Disease
A Landmark Forum graduate dealing with Parkinson’s Disease was recently featured on Living Healthy Chicago, WGN Channel 9 for his positive attitude and for making a difference for others.
Pretty in Pink Boutique Makes Prom Dresses Affordable
WGN television in Chicago took note of one woman’s efforts to have prom dresses available to young woman at an affordable price.
Genesis Academy Summer Institute Featured on WBEZ’s Worldview
A peace building, international summer program is featured on Chicago’s WBEZ’s Worldview.
Reunion Celebrates First African American to Win Medal of Honor
Landmark graduate Robert Toporek has created a reunion for the men he served with Vietnam, in honor of Milton Olive, who gave his life to save four members of the platoon, and was the first African American to be awarded the medal of honor in Vietnam.
Ten Years Later, Rebuilding New Orleans
Long after Hurricane Katrina, Landmark Forum graduate Roger Dart continues to spearhead rebuilding efforts in New Orleans.
No Complaints Day Challenge Returns for 2nd Year
Landmark graduate Joe Kirin encourages people the world over to take a day to stop complaining.
No Complaints Day – August 12th
Landmark graduate Joe Kirin created a campaign to have August 12th be No Complaints Day. Watch television coverage from WGN Chicago.
Ending Pet Euthanasia
One Landmark graduate has made an enormous impact in reducing euthanasia of animals in Kentucky and other states.
‘Color me Africa’ to Bring African Art to Chicago
Landmark graduate Soraya Sheppard is bringing the color and power of South African art to Chicago.
South Asian Film Festival Booming in Chicago
In Landmark ‘s Self-Expression and Leadership Program, Amit Rana created a booming South Asian Film festival that is entering its fourth year.
Genesis Academy to Promote Peace
by Barbara Castleton Talking with Dr. Wendy Sternberg is akin to climbing aboard a locomotive fired by passion, keen observation, infinite flexibility, and selfless goals. Dr. Sternberg is the founder, through her experiences with Landmark Education, of Genesis at the […]
SUNday Stroll Event Raises Awareness of Lupus and Other Sunlight Sensitive Conditions
A woman with Lupus is creating awareness events and a line of colorful, UV-proof umbrellas for those with Lupus and other sun sensitive conditions.
Landmark Education Forum Leader Discusses Whining
Landmark Forum Leader David Cunningham discusses whining on WGN television.
Business Executive, Author, Addresses Business Performance, Acknowledges Landmark
Bruce Hodes was inspired by his participation at Landmark Education when he wrote a new book on business performance.
Icy Waters, Wild Costumes, and Big Bucks for Special Olympics
Landmark Forum graduate Jen Kramer is becoming President of the Special Olympics Chicago board – Kramer is also raising tens of thousands of dollars each year for Special Olympics via the Polar Plunge events that take place each winter in Lake Michigan.
Zully Alvarado Named a Chicagoan of The Year
Landmark Forum graduate Zully Alvarado was named by Chicago Magazine as one of its Chicagoans of the Year.
Associated Press Notes Great Lakes Drownings
The Associated Press has noted the work of the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project, which Landmark Forum graduate Dave Benjamin is supporting with a wide variety of initiatives to reduce drownings in the Great Lakes region.
Support 1000 on CBS News
Support 1000, the organization created by Oz du Soleil in Landmark Education’s Self-Expression and Leadership Program, has been featured in news programs and stories across Chicago as it expands its role to provide bras to underprivileged women.
Chicago South Asian Film Festival Kicks off with Rang Rasiya
The second annual Chicago South Asian Film Festival (originally created as a project in Landmark Education’s SELP) is coming September 30-October 2.
The Chicago Code: Feltpad Teams with Nonprofits To Provide Computer Training for Underprivileged Teens in Chicago
A participant in Landmark Education’s TMLP is having his web company team with local non-profits to bring computer training to needy teens in Chicago.
She Comes Undone Debuts at Fitzgeralds
A show looking at women’s life journeys debuts near Chicago on July 20th. It evolved out of one woman’s project from Landmark’s Self-Expression and Leadership Program.
Third Coast Ocean Force Aims to Prevent Great Lakes Drownings
Dave Benjamin created Third Coast Ocean Force (as a project in Landmark Education’s SELP) to educate Great Lakes Swimmers about rip currents and prevent drownings.
Bringing Attention to ‘Dooring’ Bike Accidents
A Landmark Forum graduate whose son was killed in a ‘dooring’ car-bicycle accident is working to have her state recognize and address this overlooked traffic safety issue.
Instrument Drive Honors Jefferson Alum
An Illinois father created a musical instrument drive to honor the memory of his son who passed away (began as a project in Landmark Education’s SELP).
Landmark Education Spokesperson Shares Ideas from Money Seminar on ABC News in Chicago
This story from ABC News shows a Landmark Education Spokesperson sharing ideas from Landmark’s Money seminar for dealing with credit card debt.