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Community groups host District Council Forum for 7th and 8th Districts

Southwest Organizing Project, Goodkids Madcity Englewood, Teamwork Englewood, Inner-city Muslim Action Network, Target Area Development Corporation will host District Council Forum for 7th & 8th Districts on Wednesday February 1, 6:00pm at Kennedy-King College – U Building.

In the midst of Chicago City Council passing the biggest ordinance to create a new model for police oversight, accountability, and public safety in 2021, Public Safety community groups are coming together to host a candidates forum for the 7th and 8th districts.  This event will serve as a platform to help prepare the community for the February 28th elections, allow them to see who the candidates are, come share their questions, and voice their concerns.

Community organizers are looking forward to having this event for community residents to offer their input.

Teamwork Englewood Public Safety Associate Tametrius Files states, “I am thrilled to have such an important discussion held in our community. The civic education on the roles and responsibilities of the District Councils are crucial to the success of quality of neighborhood policing. This will continue to implement the community residents as key partners in Public Safety strategies at the district level.”

This event is open to the public.

Teamwork Englewood was formed in 2003 to improve the quality of life of the residents and stakeholders of Englewood by facilitating economic, educational, and social opportunities.  Its goal is to unite many organizations serving Englewood residents and work toward the common goal of the community.

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