JPYC Foundation – Diversity Call to Action to Chicago Boaters
By Jackson Park Yacht Club Foundation | July 27, 2020 | Chicago, IL
Over 2 million people live in Chicago, yet over 800,000 Chicagoans, many of them lowincome
children of color, have never even seen Lake Michigan, let alone been on a boat.
The Jackson Park Yacht Club Foundation (JPYC Foundation) sees maritime activities as
one way, though it should not be the only way, to address Chicago’s, boating’s, and
especially the sport of sailing’s, racial and economic disparities. MORE
Jackson Park Yacht Club Pushes for Diversity on the Water
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