SketchPad energizes and strengthens an open Chicago Jewish community by promoting collaboration and innovation for Jewish nonprofit organizations and professionals. SketchPad provides a coworking space and programming that stimulates cross-fertilization of ideas, further invigorating our communal landscape.
SketchPad is the model for Jewish community engagement and collaboration in Chicago: an intellectual, cultural, spiritual, and socially conscious hub. It maximizes the individual and collective impact of members, the sharing of ideas and resources, and the development of an inspired network of Jewish professionals and organizations.
- A belief in the power of community building, relationships, the exchange of ideas, and radical hospitality
- Dedication to a variety of types of learning
- Supporting and incubating bold, emerging, innovative ideas that will make a difference in the world
- Nurturing a joyful, supportive, collaborative, and productive work environment
- Commitment to living out our Jewish social justice values and a belief that we have a responsibility to make our society more just and more compassionate