Please join us on February 8th from 2-4 p.m. for a mayoral candidate forum about industrial and manufacturing policy at MxD(1415 N Cherry Avenue).
To sign up at no cost, please go here. The forum is co-hosted by Manufacturing Renaissance, UIC's Chicago’s Great Cities Institute, MxD, and North Branch Works.
The purpose of this event is to learn more about each candidate’s vision for an inclusive and thriving industrial and manufacturing sector.
Dr. Teresa Córdova, Director of the Great Cities Institute, will start the program with an overview of this important sector in Chicago. We are honored to have legendary journalist Juan González, host of Democracy Now!, as our moderator.
All of the mayoral candidates have been invited to attend. To date, the following candidates are confirmed:
The manufacturing and industrial sector is critically important to the long-term economic stability of Chicago and merits discussion by all candidates as:
A reception will immediately follow the program featuring beer donated by Metropolitan Brewing.
Do you have a question for the candidates? If so, please send it to Steve Simmons at email@example.com.