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Launches #SaveChicago Campaign

May 2014

Chance and his father start a social media campaign, #SaveChicago to spread the effort to combat the escalating murder rate in the city over Memorial Day weekend. The campaign resulted in 42 hours without a gun-related homicide in the city.

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Wins Outstanding Youth Award

November 2014

Chance is awarded Chicago's Outstanding Youth Award for his continued involvement in and contributions to youth activity.

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Raised money for Chicago's Get Schooled Program

January 2015

Chance, his brother and Sway help to raise $100,000 for Chicago schools through the Get Schooled Program. The $100,000 went towards new technology equipment to help six local elementary schools.

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Hosts Open Mike" Nights

February 2015

Chano announces his first bi-monthly "Open Mike" night in conjunction with the Chicago Cultural Center. The event is free to teens with a valid school I.D. and meant to serve as a creative outlet for Chicago's young artists.

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Brings Out Kanye at "Open Mike" Night

May 2015

During one of his bi-monthly "Open Mike" nights, Chance brought fellow SaveMoney star Vic Mensa and one of the Chi's biggest stars, Kanye West. Chance, a huge 'Ye fan himself, was ecstatic to perform with him.

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Participates in Faith In Action Campaign

May 2015

Chance participates in the Faith In Action campaign in Chicago to stop gun violence.

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Starts Teens in the Park Festival

June 2015

Chance organizes the first Teens in the Park Festival, a free park concert. Chance featured local acts like his band, The Social Experiment, as well as, Kendrick Lamar.

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Takes Chicago Kids on a Field Trip

July 2015

Chance and NoName Gypsy take a group of 6 to 11 year olds on a field trip to a museum.

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Pays For Chicagoans' Movies

February 2017

Chano paid for an entire movie theater worth of Chicagoans to see the new thriller Get Out for free.

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Donates $1 Million to Chicago Public Schools

March 2017

Chance held a press conference at a school in Chicago on March 6, streamed live on Instagram, in order to announce he was donated big money to CPS.

“I am proud to announce I’m donating one million dollars to CPS for arts and original programming,” said Chance to a swelling of gasps and applause. “I’m also proud to announce that for every $100,000 raised, Social Works will donate $10,000 to a specific public high school, including the $1,000,000 I just donated.”