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From Where I Sit

From Where I Sit

Mission in Motion By Richard Townsell The election of a Black woman as the next Mayor of Chicago was a historic moment.  That very same month was the 51st anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Considering these two facts, I am writing about some policy frustrations that impact our […]

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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 »