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From Where I Sit

  The last time I wrote to you all was in July when I said this: “Black people are leaving Chicago in droves.  According to the IHS Data Clearinghouse, 42,504 black people left between 2010 and 2016.  They have had enough of the crime, food deserts, job deserts, red light camera taxes, poor schools, high […]

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From Where I Sit

From Where I Sit July 2018   On June 14th I attended a ground breaking for a new office tower being built at 110 N. Wacker Drive in Chicago.  I was asked by the Mayor’s Office to attend because LCDC was a recipient of a grant from the Mayor’s Office through the Neighborhood Opportunity Fund.  [...]read more »

From Where I Sit

From Where I Sit #3 My last two blogs were about the University Industrial Complex and the Failure of the Democrats to put forth a policy/action agenda to deal with poverty and jobs.  This month, I'd like to combine the two and come up with a policy recommendation that is missing from the current dialogue.  [...]read more »