The Chicago Scholars provides Chicago’s young leaders with the support they need to achieve their dreams. The organization provides mentorship, college admissions support, and access to summer internships and career programming. Chicago Scholars reaches out to students in under-resourced communities and nurtures their talent through an innovative five-year program lasting from the senior year of high school through the senior year of college. The academically ambitious Scholars are not only investing in their own career growth and success but ensuring that Chicago remains competitive in the global economy for years to come. Rick is a member and supporter.
Lawyers for the Creative Arts provides free legal service to financially eligible clients in all areas of the arts—the visual, performing, entertainment, literary, arts education, and more. The organization helps individuals, as well as for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, with business issues, contracts, copyrights, trademarks, and many other legal areas. Rick is a member.