Our Mission

A community of young leaders; altruistically motivated to drive actionable change to make a better Chicago.

Our organization brings together Chicago’s most dedicated leaders from the private, nonprofit and public sectors in a passionate and consolidated effort to leverage activism in our communities and workplaces to impact progressive change.

Kaitlin Reimann CLA member
The Chicago Leadership Alliance is a one-of-a-kind organization that connects Chicago leaders who want to collaborate on projects that will brighten the future of our city and state. I have received personal, civic and professional benefit from being part of the CLA.
— Kaitlin Reimann; CLA Member & Co-Founder, uBack



Mandy Yoh

Executive Director


Our Partners


Ashley wood

Chair of the Board


At the Chicago Leadership Alliance, we strongly believe in the practice of convening.  It is only through collaborative efforts do we find success in pushing transformative change forward. Throughout the years, our partners have provided the necessary component for which our programs and visions have become a reality.