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Illinois Budgeting For Results Public Hearings

On June 20th and 27th Great Cities Institute Senior Researcher Jim Lewis will be chairing the annual public hearings of the State of Illinois Budgeting for Results Commission.  Lewis and Senator Heather Steans were appointed co-chairs of the Commission  by Governor Rauner.

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“The Whole World is Still Watching”

On the morning of August 28, 2018, exactly 50 years later, the Great Cities Institute will host a provocative and urgent program exploring why “The Whole World is Still Watching.” Guest blogger Laura Washington recounts the origins of the phrase and the significance of the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

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