The Great Migration Greenway

Chicago | Illinois

What We’re Doing
Preserving land around the home of Emmett Till to heal from and honor a pivotal time in America’s history.

Our Goal
Strengthen a connection to our nation’s shared heritage.

Emmett Till Campus by the Numbers
1 of 33
African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund grant recipients in 2022
Protected
16
Gardens honoring the Great Migration
The Emmett Till Campus Story
About This Project
  • Emmett Till house: Woodlawn childhood home officially a Chicago landmark
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Get in Touch with Our Illinois Team
Chicago Office

120 S. LaSalle Street
Suite 2000
Chicago, IL, 60603
(312) 750-9820
chicago@tpl.org

Associate Vice President, Illinois State Director

(312) 750-9820
caroline.oboyle@tpl.org