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Insight Advocacy’s mission is to advocate for inclusion and diversity in our North Shore community by providing visibility, insight, and resources to support families of color.


Dynamic Today, with Unlimited Potential

A traveling photographic series featuring Insight youth as dynamic Chicago legends.

*Previously on display at The Highland Park Public Library and The Art Center, Highland Park

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Our Goal, Vision & Commitment

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Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and test of our civilization.
- Mahatma Gandhi

Community Connections

Community Connections


  • Vigilance ~ An Art Exhibition in collaboration with The Brushwood Center March 3rd - May 5th

  • Bold Voices, Bold Choices - A panel on the power of self advocacy @ the Highland Park Public Library

  • City of Highland Park, Martin Luther King Day of Service project, "Feminine Hygiene Kits" assembly by attendees for donation to Harbor HouseCity of Highland Park, 


  • Martin Luther King Day of Service project, "Cozy Care Packages" assembly by attendees

  • Delivery and donation of care packages to the Highwood, IL library

  • City of Highland Park, MLK Day of Service (Insight Advocacy Keynote by Co-President Janea Harris)

  • Raised Up Westside participants in partnership with The Art Center

  • Chicago North Shore Moms Feature ~ Insight Advocacy


  • Incorporated as a 501 c3

  • Advocated with BPAC on behalf of the Dual Language Program

  • Collaborated with The Art Center HP and photographer Diana Gran on the photographic series, Dynamic Today, with Unlimited Potential 

  • Youth Literacy Month - Photo series displayed with coordinating books at the Highland Park Public Library

  • Advocated for D112 School Board to expand their Equity offerings

  • Hispanic Heritage Month workshop ~ Sylvia Mendez Family Shaped American Schools

  • Parents Night Out ~ collaboration with other North Shore advocacy organizations


  • Martin Luther King Day of Service - Motivated to Activism (Jan 2021, webinar)

  • Black History Month - Celebrating Black History through the Creative Arts (Feb 2021, webinar)

  • Celebrating our Differences (Feb 2021, webinar)

  • Dynamic Women of Color of the North Shore (March 2021, webinar)

  • Know Before You Go – Information to Transition to Middle School (June 2021, webinar)

  • Advocated and installed bulletin boards in the schools to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sep/Oct 2021)


  • Collaborative Anti-racism book study         with D112 school district (Fall 2020, webinar)

  • Advocated for the D112 Equity Audit (Fall 2020)

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Sylvia Mendez and Family - Shaped American Schools

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Celebrating Black History through the Creative Arts

"It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity, there is beauty, and there is strength."

- Maya Angelou

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