Chicago Shows Up

The Bulls and United Airlines are teaming up for the second season of Chicago Shows Up, a season-long initiative dedicated to the people and organizations of Chicago who have risen to the challenge of lifting up our community. Together we will be featuring community heroes and their stories during Bulls home games throughout the 2021-22 season.

2021-22 Community Heroes

Sean Littleton, Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep, Nominated by After School Matters Aviation Program

Phallon and Kyra Pierce, High School Students, Nominated by Collaboraction Theater

Journee Lockridge, Student, Nominated by Greenwood Project

Abad Viquez, Student, Nominated by Collaboraction Theater

2020-21 Community Heroes

Season Opener Community Heroes

Dr. Vicki Lee, Chief Program Officer, James R. Jordan Boys & Girls Club

Josh Long, Principal, Southside Occupational High School

Lamar Taylor, Youth Development Specialist; Bill Curry, Chief Program Officer, Breakthrough Urban Ministries

Dr. Edwin Mangram, Dentist, Lawndale Christian Health Center

Nythia Martinez, Teacher, Walter Payton College Prep

Greater Chicago Food Depository & My Block, My Hood, My City

Jessica Davenport-Williams, Khadija Warfield and Jazzy Davenport-Russ; Co-Founders, Black Girls Break Bread

Kelsey Cavanaugh, Co-Founder, Lutz Buddies

Community Heroes Spotlight: Black Girls Break Bread & After School Matters Buddies Program

Greg Drope, POB Transporter, Rush Hospital

Sgt. Jermaine Harris, Community Policing Sergeant, Chicago Police

Community Heroes Spotlight: Greg Drope & Sgt. Jermaine Harris

Veronica Latendresse, Flight Attendant - Domestic, United Airlines

Community Heroes Spotlight: Jose Custodio, Victoria Albrecht & Emily Ford - Chicago Shows Up


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