The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

Program Partners


The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, founded in 1922 as The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, is a leading independent, nonpartisan organization committed to influencing the discourse on global issues through contributions to opinion and policy formation, leadership dialogue, and public learning.

The Chicago Council brings the world to Chicago by hosting public programs and private events featuring world leaders and experts with diverse views on a wide range of global topics. Through task forces, conferences, studies, and leadership dialogue, the Council brings Chicago’s ideas and opinions to the world.

Partner Category: Civic and Non-Profit Organization

Centennial Activities

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 5:30pm to 7:45pm

New Visions for Global Cities

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Many argue that globalization widely increases disparities within societies by lavishly rewarding the successful while leaving others behind. Others argue that a truly global city is judged on how it chooses to spend its wealth and whether it ensures equal opportunity for all of its citizens. [MORE]

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