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Announcing Chicago's first-ever unified vision for our three rivers, the Calumet, Chicago and Des Plaines. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Metropolitan Planning Council and many Chicagoans are excited about creating a productive, living and inviting future for these incredible assets.

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Please join the Metropolitan Planning Council at our 2016 Annual Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, for a conversation between Ford Foundation President Darren Walker and MacArthur Foundation President Julia Stasch, on metropolitan strategies that challenge inequality and increase economic opportunities for residents of all incomes. 

MPC also will recognize one of Chicago’s most prominent civic leaders, King Harris.

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Chicago, Ill. 60603
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