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Youth of Chicago Get to Ask the Big Questions

Last night the youth of Chicago came together for a youth-led mayoral candidate forum called Youth Speaks! at the Chicago History Museum. Chicago Lawyers' Committee Staff Attorney Candace Moore, with the Educational Equity Project, spoke yesterday morning on WBEZ's Morning Shift about her role in supporting these youth and the mayoral candidate forum. To hear her interview, click here

From WBEZ:

Chicago's youth will have a turn to express their vision for the city to mayoral candidates Wednesday at the Chicago History Museum. "Youth Speaks," comprises the only young person led mayoral Q and A and aims to unite Chicago people both young and old in addressing the city's hard hitting issues of social, economic and racial justice. Carlil Pittman an organizer for Southwest Organizing Project and young voter joins us along with Candace Moore of the Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law with more.