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Since it began in 1934, MPC has been at the forefront of positive change – addressing some of the most significant challenges that have confronted our city, counties, and state. This Giving Tuesday, find out how you can make an impact that advances equity and justice in the Chicago region.

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Crain's Chicago Business
Great Resignation? Not among these workers.
The Chicago Tribune
Oak Lawn teacher pursuing insight into segregation to bring back Chicago history course
The Real Deal
Lightfoot launches casino advisory council for Bally's project

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Shaping a better, bolder, more equitable future for everyone

For more than 85 years, the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) has partnered with communities, businesses, and governments to unleash the greatness of the Chicago region. We believe that every neighborhood has promise, every community should be heard, and every person can thrive. To tackle the toughest urban planning and development challenges, we create collaborations that change perceptions, conversations—and the status quo. Read more about our work »

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