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Collaboration for Equitable Change: ETOD in Chicago

May 26, 2021, 1 to 2 p.m. CT

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Online via Zoom

Hosted by: EcoDistricts

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Undoing the legacy of racial disparity in community development requires extensive policy and practice changes. Since this work can’t be done by one individual or actor alone, collaborative partnerships lead to informed and effective change. 

Join EcoDistricts and MPC for this hour-long session to learn about how local partnerships have brought equity to the forefront of Chicago’s transit-oriented development (ETOD) and how the application of the country’s first Racial Equity Impact Assessment (REIA) on a Qualified Allocation Process (QAP). Each Chicago leader will highlight the importance of partnership in ensuring that Chicago’s future is one of pride, power, and belonging for all neighborhoods and all citizens. 

This webinar features local Chicago experts:

  • Kendra Freeman, Vice President, Metropolitan Planning Council & Co-Chair, Elevated Chicago Steering Committee
  • Juan Sebastian Arias, Deputy Director of Policy, Chicago Mayor's Office
  • Chandra Christmas-Rouse, Program Office, Enterprise Community Partners

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