After successfully kicking off her citywide ‘Listening Tour’ on the mid-south side, Mayoral candidate Dorothy Brown will continue the tour on the near south side on Tuesday, June 26 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 125 E. 26th Street. As during her first tour, Brown will begin the evening by walking the neighborhoods, talking with residents and inviting them to attend the meeting where she will introduce herself to the residents before hearing their concerns for their communities and the city.
This tour will encompass the communities of the Near South Side, including the South Loop and Chinatown, Armour Square, Douglas, Oakland, Fuller Park, Grand Boulevard, Bronzeville, and Bridgeport.
WHO: Mayoral Candidate Dorothy Brown
WHAT: “Listening Tours”
WHEN: June 26, 2019
4:00 pm to 5:30 p.m. – Walk through the Community
6:30 p.m. to. 8:00 p.m. – Listening Tour Session
WHERE: Trinity Episcopal Church
125 E. 26th Street (Michigan and 26th)
WHY: To hear the concerns and suggestions of the residents; specially related to the CPS sex abuse scandal and leadership’s mishandling of the crisis; the escalating violence in the city including a recent spate of more than 60 shootings in just over a week; the expected increase, by more than $110, in Chicago property taxes, the anticipated closing of a near south side elementary school; the need for economic development and jobs, and other areas of concern.
When Dorothy Brown announced her candidacy for Mayor of the city of Chicago this past April, she vowed to be a Mayor for all of Chicago. She stressed that in order for Chicago to be a world class city, leaders must be informed and motivated by the needs and wishes of their constituents. 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 visit www.dorothyformayor to learn more about the “Listening Tour” or to share their opinions and concerns.