Advocacy groups to promote the Gene Siskel Film Center's year-round programming (Gene Siskel Film Center Community Council - currently on hiatus), the Black Harvest Film Festival (Black Harvest Community Council), and Panorama Latinx (Panorama Latinx Community Council).
- Gene Siskel Film Center Community Council (Currently on Hiatus)
Ky Dickens Director/Creative Director/Partner, Conspiracy Ron Falzone Associate Professor, Columbia College/Cinema Art & Science Sara Hall, Co-Chair Associate Dean/UIC Honors College Joyce Jeng Founder, Asian Social Network & SSP Henna Koivisto Chair of Cultural Finnish-American Committee FACC C.C. Eva Penar, Co-Chair Director of Marketing & Communications, Chicago Community Trust Nari Safavi WBEZ91.5 Gary Kuzminski Chicago International Music and Movies Festival; Columbia College Cassie Mayer The Poetry Foundation Carrie Shepherd WBEZ91.5 Rebecca Fons Development and Programming Director, The Iowa Theater Jeff Fenwick Lance Pulido Erin Roberts
- Black Harvest Community Council
Adrianna Silver Chicago Cares Alessandra Pinkston Filmmaker Annette Galloway Filmmaker Barbara Allen Filmmaker Cheryl Petratos Filmmaker/BGG Productions D'Tura Hale Filmmaker David Weathersby Filmmaker Daryl Sledge Film and Theater Producer Derek Dow Filmmaker Derek Grace Grace Media Group Djalaal Gene Siskel Film Center volunteer Donnie Smith Donda's House Eleva Singleton Filmmaker/Hermes Felicia Mings The Art Institute of Chicago Gwen Satterfield Chicago School of Professional Psychology Harold Dennis Actor in film, stage, and TV Jackie Samuel National Louis University Kamau Tyehimba Reel Black Filmmakers Kayo Williams Kayquarii Productions Keisha Chavers Chair, Black Harvest Community Council; Coordinator, Best of Black Harvest; Marketing Consultant Keisha Nickole Actress, Production Manager, Producer Kenny Johnson Kristy Johnson ImageNation Cinema Foundation Lawrence Lee Wallace Deep Productions Studios Lonnie Edwards Filmmaker Cheryl Rayner Loris Rayner Pediatrician Marcus Spearman BMO Harris Bank; Board Member, Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance Michael Foster The Whitehall Hotel Monique Smith Filmmaker Muteeat Lawal Community volunteer N.K. Gutierrez Filmmaker Okema "Seven" Gunn Blogger, film critic & filmmaker Patricia Mosley CME Group Ramsey Carey Goodman Theatre Raymond Lambert Filmmaker/Author/Founder of "All Jokes Aside" Sergio Mims Consultant, Black Harvest Film Festival Sierra Jackson Artist Ted Crowder Talle Laosebikan Troy Pryor Actor/producer, Creative Cypher Vivienne Bailey