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Mayoral Forum on Civil Rights

  • Northwestern University School of Law - Thorne Auditorium 375 East Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL, 60611 United States (map)

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In 2019, voters will choose new leadership for the City of Chicago.

Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights has fought for racial equity and economic opportunity for 50 years. Though we’ve made great strides, major gaps in our civil rights protections continue to reproduce racial and economic disparities in education, access to the vote, housing and community development, policing, and more.

On Monday, January 28, please join our Young Leaders’ Network for a civil rights forum with Chicago’s mayoral candidates to discuss their big ideas for a more just and equitable city.

Our moderator is Alden Loury, the Senior Editor for WBEZ’s desk on race, class and communities.

Our confirmed participants include Amara Enyia, Bob Fioretti, LaShawn Ford, John Kozlar, Lori Lightfoot, Garry McCarthy, Paul Vallas and Willie Wilson. Candidates will give their responses to questions concerning specific civil rights issues that confront Chicago residents today.

This event is free and open to the public. Media should contact Timna Axel.