Current Projects

Hoopla works with a wide variety of clients but we tend to stick to organizations with missions near and dear to our own hearts. We are proud to put our skills to work every day to help our clients continue changing the world.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, many of our clients have chosen to transition into a virtual event.

Environmental Law and Policy Center

The Environmental Law & Policy Center is the Midwest’s leading public interest environmental legal advocacy and eco-business innovation organization. ELPC develops and leads successful strategic advocacy campaigns to improve environmental quality and protect our natural resources. ELPC’s multidisciplinary staff of talented and experienced public interest attorneys, environmental business specialists, public policy advocates, and communications specialists brings a strong and effective combination of skills to solve environmental problems.

Who:
Environmental Law and Policy Center
When:
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Where:
Virtual Event
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Pivoting for Progress

Each year the WBDC creates a space for hundreds of women and other diverse business owners - along with local and regional corporate, civic, and government leaders - to connect. This year, the one day conference will be held on a dynamic virtual platform where attendees can learn, network, and explore business opportunities.

Who:
Women's Business Development Center
When:
September 17, 2020
Where:
Custom Built Conference App

Sounds of Silence 2020

Connections for Abused Women and their Children (CAWC) is one of the city’s first and largest domestic violence agencies, serving survivors of family violence for over 40 years.  CAWC’s annual gala, Sounds of Silence, celebrates success stories of the thousands of victims and their children that CAWC guides each year from crisis to confidence. 

Who:
Connections for Abused Women and their Children
When:
Saturday, October 3, 2020
Where:
Virtual Event
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Voice of the People Sweet Home Uptown

The mission of Voice of the People is to enable quality, affordable housing opportunities for low-income people in Uptown and to empower residents through participation in advocacy, real estate development, property management, and collaborative services. VOP’s signature event Sweet Home Uptown features an array of Chicago blues musicians in Uptown’s Maybe Stage Theater.

Who:
Voice of the People
When:
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Where:
Virtual Event
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2020 Annual Ball

Chicago Sinfonietta champions diversity, equity, and inclusion by creating community through bold symphonic experiences. The CS Annual Ball is a high energy, dynamic, and engaging event meant to showcase their talent and programs

Who:
Chicago Sinfonietta
When:
October 10, 2020
Where:
Virtual Event

Open House Chicago

The Chicago Architecture Center welcomes architecture lovers from across and beyond Chicago to enjoy an expanded Open House Chicago festival this October. Open House Chicago 2020 highlights architecturally, culturally and historically significant sites across “the city of neighborhoods,” with an intentional focus for 2020 on the city’s South and West Sides.

Who:
Chicago Architecture Center
When:
October 16, 2020 - October 25, 2020
Where:
Hybrid Event

Play it Forward!

Intonation works to give all Chicago children opportunities to learn, strum, sing, and perform music while they gain confidence to take charge of their direction.  This concert is their chance to showcase their success; to amplify the voices and instruments of their students and earn support.

 

Who:
Intonation
When:
October 20, 2020
Where:
Virtual Event
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Change. Is. Now.

BPI is a law and policy center that for 50 years has worked to create a just society. BPI focuses on addressing the challenges of urban poverty and racial inequity, increasing housing and educational opportunity, building vital communities, strengthening early childhood learning, reforming our criminal justice system, and improving governmental integrity and efficiency.

Who:
BPI
When:
October 22, 2020
Where:
Virtual Event

Annual Dinner

Heartland Alliance works to advance human rights and champion human dignity by providing services and promoting solutions to achieve a more just global society. Society benefits when all people can participate, prosper, and reach their full potential. 

Who:
Heartland Alliance
When:
October 29, 2020
Where:
Virtual Event

2020 Lead On! Gala

The “Lead On!” gala recognizes visionaries, individuals, or institutions who have reframed the understanding of people with disabilities and who have created positive chance in our communities.  This year will celebrate 40 years of Access Living’s activism and honor the life and legacy of Marca Bristo, Access Living’s late beloved Executive Director and founder.

Who:
Access Living
When:
November 18, 2020
Where:
Virtual Event
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Stories of Second Chances

Restore Justice Illinois (RJI) is a civic organization founded to mitigate the human and fiscal impact of the extreme sentencing laws of the 1980s and 1990s, particularly where they have impacted children. 

Who:
Restore Justice Illinois
When:
December 10, 2020
Where:
Virtual Event