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Celebrating our Partners & Marking 10 Years of Leadership

December 15, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST

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We are hosting our special event titled “Celebrating our Partners & Marking 10 Years of Leadership.”

Speakers included Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton, Interim Chancellor Javier Reyes, Juan González of Democracy Now, Teresa Córdova, and a panel on democracy led by Kathleen Yang-Clayton.

The panel included four brilliant professionals in the public and advocacy fields and was moderated by Kathleen Yang-Clayton, one of our Senior Research Fellows at Great Cities Institute.


4:00 p.m.         Welcome, Teresa Córdova, Director, Great Cities Institute

4:15 p.m.         Democracy Now – More than Ever, Juan González, Co-Host, Democracy Now!

4:45 p.m.         Panel Conversation, Moderated by Professor Kathleen Yang Clayton:

Maria Hadden, Alderwoman, 49th Ward

Cristina Pacione-Zayas, Illinois State Senator, 20th District

Erica Swinney Staley, Executive Director, Manufacturing Renaissance

Heather Van Benthuysen, Executive Director, CPS Student Voice and Engagement Department

5:30 p.m.         Greetings, Chancellor Javier Reyes

5:40 p.m.         Closing Remarks, Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton

6:00 p.m.         Reception


December 15, 2022
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST


412 S Peoria St #400, Chicago, IL 60607
412 S Peoria St #400
Chicago, IL 60607 United States
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