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8:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 am

Visual Presentation: What Poverty Looks Like in Chicago - Amanda Williams, AW|Studio

8:45 am

Introduction of Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot: Chancellor Michael D. Amiridis, University of Illinois at Chicago

8:50 am

Welcome: Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot

8:57 am

Logistics & StoryCorps introduction: Candace Moore, City of Chicago

9:05 am

StoryCorps audio - Roger and Neli

9:08 am

Bearing Witness to How We Got Here: An account of our history in Chicago Moderator: Elizabeth Todd-Breland, University of Illinois at Chicago


•  Carlos Tortolero, National Museum of Mexican Art

•  Adrienne Alexander – AFSCME Council 31

•  Claude A. Robinson, Jr., UCAN

•  Dr. Simon Balto, University of Iowa

10:25 am


10:40 am

StoryCorps audio - Stephanie and Pamela

10:45 am

Panel: What does the evidence say about changing the trajectory? What do we know works – when rolling out a municipal policy agenda? Moderator: Erika Poethig, Urban Institute


•  Dr. Ariel Kalil, University of Chicago

•  Dr. Luke Shaefer, University of Michigan

•  Dr. Jocelyn Fontaine, Laura and John Arnold Foundation

•  Dr. Marci A. Ybarra, University of Chicago

12:00 pm

Lunch and break

12:30 pm

Keynote address: Dr. Michael McAfee, PolicyLink

1:00 pm

Policy agenda review: Daniel Lurie, City of Chicago

1:10 pm

Break-out instructions: Candace Moore, City of Chicago

1:15 pm

Break-out Session: Big Problems Require Big City Solutions

2:45 pm

Break – Re-group

3:00 pm

Report-outs: Candace Moore, City of Chicago

3:20 pm

Mayor Lightfoot and Darryl Holliday in conversation: Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and Darryl Holliday, City Bureau

3:50 pm

Commitments and closing remarks: Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot