NOW VIRTUALWe are honored to present the Champion of Literacy Award to Elizabeth Taylor for her local and national efforts in building an active, dynamic, and diverse literate culture throughout Chicago. Currently Literary Editor at Large with the Chicago Tribune, Liz also co-founded the National Book Review and is Spark and Creative Director of Chicago's annual Printers Row Lit Fest. Liz has served as President of the National Book Critics Circle, chair of five Pulitzer Prize juries, and is co-author of American Pharaoh.We are also excited to present the Leader in Literacy Award to BMO Harris Bank for their commitment to collaboration, learning, and innovation and for sharing in the CLA’s work to further literacy in Chicago.Join us virtually the week of June 8 for an online silent auction, exclusive video content, and special guest appearances! A program to honor our awardees and sponsors will take place on June 13.For more information on sponsorships and donations, view our support opportunities packet. If you have questions about support opportunities, please contact Julie Lanham at email@example.com.