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Chicago and the American Metropolis: Urban Policy and Our Region's Future

Chicago and the American Metropolis: Urban Policy and Our Region's Future

Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement Valerie B. Jarrett will look ahead to the future of our city and region and how we can benefit from new priorities being set by the first White House Office of Urban Affairs. This timely civic conversation will be moderated by George A. Ranney, President and CEO of Chicago Metropolis 2020.
This event is sponsored by the Burnham Plan Centennial and Chicago Metropolis 2020 along with the support of our Chicago Matters partners: The Chicago Community Trust, WTTW11, Chicago Public Radio, Chicago Public Library and the Chicago Reporter.
To listen to the audio from the event (courtesy of Chicago Public Radio and the Chicago Public Library), you may click here.

Program Partners

Burnham Plan Centennial Committee

Chicago's civic leaders are rallying around the opportunity to continue the legacy of the Plan of Chicago through the Burnham Plan Centennial Committee, chaired by John Bryan and George Ranney with Adele Simmons as Vice Chair. Staff support is provided ...[MORE]

Chicago Matters

Chicago Matters is an annual public information series with programming by WTTW 11, Chicago Public Radio, the Chicago Public Library and The Chicago Reporter. Now in its 19th year, Chicago Matters is the longest running multimedia public-affairs series in the ...[MORE]

Chicago Metropolis 2020

Chicago Metropolis 2020 was founded in 1999 by the Commercial Club of Chicago to ensure that the Chicago region is one of the places in the world where people most want to work and live. Our unifying vision is that ...[MORE]

This program was offered on these dates:
Friday, October 23, 2009 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Burnham Plan Centennial Committee

Cost: Free, but space is limited, so RSVP to or call 888-752-6619.


Rubloff Auditorium
230 S. Columbus Dr.
Art Institute of Chicago, Special Events Entrance
Chicago, IL
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