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EXPLORING CO-GOVERNANCE IN CHICAGO & BEYOND

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SEPTEMBER 25
3:00 PM CST
HAROLD WASHINGTON COLLEGE

An opportunity for government and community-based folk invested in our collective future to reimagine governance.

Contact Rachel Pate, Director of Civic Programming, to register.

LET'S GET REAL ABOUT CO-GOVERNANCE

Exploring Co-Governance in Chicago & Beyond is an opportunity to convene for something much larger and more impactful than policy change. Shared responsibility creates change for us all.

—Niketa Brar,
Exe
cutive Director of Chicago United for Equity

LEARN FROM REAL CASE STUDIES

CHICAGO

CHICAGO DIGITAL EQUITY COUNCIL

devon braunstein

The City of Chicago

Digital Equity Director

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PATricia STEWARD

Chicago Housing Authority

Digital Inclusion Manager

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CONSUELo martinez

Back of the Yards

Parent & Community Leader

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Worker Powered Co-Enforcement in the Bay Area & Chicago

Ben palmquist

Partners for Dignity and Rights

New Social Contract Initiative

adam kader

Arise Chicago Worker Center

Public Policy Director

kesi foster

Partners for Dignity and Rights

Co-Executive Director

seattle

equitable development initiative

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patrice thomas

The Office of Planning & Community Development

Project Manager, Equitable Development Initiative

SPECIAL GUESTS

NIKETA BRAR

Chicago United for Equity

Co-Founder and Executive Director

Lyric griffin

The Office of Equity & Racial Justice

Project Manager

lauren burdette

The Office of Equity & Racial Justice

Deputy Chief Equity Officer

Candace moore

The Office of Equity & Racial Justice

Chief Equity Officer

alderwoman maria hadden

Chicago City Council

49th Ward

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ABOUT OUR PARTNERS

CHICAGO UNITED FOR EQUITY is a network of racial justice advocates working across diverse types of civic power as organizers, researchers, artists, storytellers, policymakers, and lawyers to redesign Chicago’s civic institutions and transform Chicagoans’ relationship to power.

THE OFFICE OF EQUITY & RACIAL JUSTICE (OERJ) seeks to advance institutional change that results in an equitable transformation of how we do business across the City of Chicago enterprise.

LOCAL PROGRESS is a network of elected leaders who build power with underrepresented communities and fight to reshape what is possible in our localities all across the country.

PARTNERS FOR DIGNITY & RIGHTS works to build a broad movement for economic and social rights, including health, housing, education and work with dignity.

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