The 7th Annual Cara Gala
    presented by Allstate

    April 8, 2022
    Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

The 7th Annual Cara Gala presented by Allstate

Our signature event, The 7th Annual Cara Gala presented by Allstate is a chic evening of great entertainment and even greater company as our closest supporters and friends celebrate our mission. We were so excited to be back in-person at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago for an unforgettable evening of entertainment, dinner, drinks, and dancing.


JPMorgan Chase

Trailblazer Award

Oreletta Garmon

Jesse Teverbaugh Distinguished Alumni Award


Friday, April 8


6:00 – 11:00 pm CT


Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

Our Gala Program


Several alumni of Cara have a special message for our Gala attendees.

President’s Remarks

Cara Collective President & CEO Kathleen St. Louis Caliento shares the power of possibility.

Distinguished Alumni Honoree

Oreletta Garmon, our 2022 Distinguished Alumni honoree, shares her Cara journey.

Trailblazer Award Recipient

JPMorgan Chase, our 2022 Trailblazer Honoree, shares their vision for investing in more equity and opportunity and creating second chances.

Read Our Gala Program Book


Thank You to our Sponsors