Chicago’s West Side shares concerns about education, mental health and contracting during mayoral candidate Dorothy Brown’s “Listening Tour”
(CHICAGO) – July 11, 2018 –During Mayoral candidatecontinuing “Listening Tour” event, held on the West side of Chicago Tuesday, many lifelong residents came with ideas to enhance their community. Held at United For Better Living, residents shared a litany of concerns and suggestions around helping those with mental health issues, including PTSD among young people exposed to violence; access to construction contracts like the ones expected to be generated for the planned rapid transit tunnel to O’Hare proposed by Elon Musk; permitting and zoning issues; and sensitivity training for police. The information was captured by the Brown campaign and will find its way into platform positions the candidate will begin sharing this fall.
As with her past events, Brown met and interacted with residents to introduce herself to the community during a neighborhood ‘walk around’ where she invited them to attend the session. Her next “Listening Tour” event will be held Tuesday, July 17 at St. Luke Church of God in Christ, 914 N. Orleans beginning at 6:30 p.m. This tour will include residents from the Loop, near Northside, North Center, Lake View, Logan Square, Lincoln Park and Avondale.
Whenannounced her candidacy for Mayor of the city of Chicago this past April, she vowed to be a Mayor for all of Chicago. She stressed that in order for Chicago to be a world class city, leaders must be informed and motivated by the needs and wishes of their constituents. Brown believes to make better choices for the entire city residents must be heard and their opinions must be included as she sets her goals for the city of Chicago. Citizens may visit to learn more about the “Listening Tour” or to share their opinions and concerns.
For those who cannot attend in person, you can visitto share your thoughts. A full “Listening Tour” schedule is included on the website.
For more information on Dorothy Brown’s campaign, visit her website atwww.dorothyformayor.com. You can also follow the campaign on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram, @dorothyformayor. Join the conversation using #Hope4AllChicago, #ListeningTour. You may also contribute to the campaign using Text2Give – ChicagoHope to 444999.
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