fEatured Speakers

Tahman Bradley

Chicago-native Tahman Bradley anchors WGN Evening News and WGN News at Nine on Saturdays and Sundays. He also serves as the station’s political reporter. He is a former ABC News correspondent based out of Washington, D.C., where he covered breaking news for the network’s affiliate service.

Angelique Power

Angelique Power is President of the Field Foundation. Born and raised on the southside of Chicago by a white, Jewish mother who was a Chicago Public Schools teacher and an African American father who rose to be Sergeant in the Chicago Police force, Angelique has an intense love for this dazzlingly creative and deeply scarred city. As President of the Field Foundation, Angelique has led a journey with staff, board and nonprofit partners to center racial equity in the foundation’s work. Over the past four years, the foundation has changed how it funds, who it funds, has created accountability structures for community to review its work, rethought metrics, created heat maps to clearly illustrate the design of inequity within Chicago and has updated its investment policy. Before joining the Field Foundation, Power was a program director at the Joyce Foundation. There she co-founded Enrich Chicago, a nonprofit-led movement designed to correct inequity and structural racism in the arts. She has directed community engagement and communications at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and led community relations giving at Target Corporation. She has an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Michigan.

Delia Ramirez

Delia Ramirez is a member of the Illinois House of Representatives serving District 4. Delia was born and lives in Humboldt Park, Illinois. She earned a bachelor’s degree in justice studies from Northeastern Illinois University. Ramirez’s career experience includes working as the executive director of Center for Changing Lives, and as the deputy director for the Community Renewal Society. She cofounded the Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON), which is a faith-driven ministry, welcoming immigrants into our churches and communities by providing free, high-quality immigration legal services, education, and advocacy.