Mayor Lori Lightfoot hosting Chicago poverty summit: ‘We’re no longer going to look the other way’

A Chicago Tribune article previewing today’s poverty summit hosted by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot includes perspective from Teresa Córdova, director of the Great Cities Institute at UIC and professor of urban planning and policy. Cordova says the event is a good step forward to address the city’s issues related to poverty, which were exacerbated by a large decrease in manufacturing jobs. Also noted in the article is Elizabeth Todd-Breland, UIC associate professor of history, for her role as a panel moderator during the summit. Read more at: