Residents ask for help with small business development, services for youth and the mentally ill
(CHICAGO) – July 18, 2018 –Mayoral candidatespent time with residents on the North side as she continued her “Listening Tour” at St. Luke Church of God in Christ on Tuesday. This tour included residents from the Loop, near Northside, North Center, Lake View, Logan Square, Lincoln Park and Avondale. Community residents voiced their concerns around support for both domestic violence victims and perpetrators, expressing that both groups need services; resources for inventors and small businesses; youth services and help for those suffering from mental illness. Brown will use the information gathered at these meetings to craft her platform for building a more inclusive Chicago.
The next “Listening Tour” event, on August 7, will include the communities of Englewood, West Englewood, Chicago Lawn, West Lawn, Clearing, West Lawn, Fuller Park, Gage Park, and West Elsdon, and be held at Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 7010 S. Union St. As she stated when she announced her bid for mayor, 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 visitto learn more about the “Listening Tour” or to share their opinions and concerns. A full “Listening Tour” schedule is included on the website. 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.