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    Rethinking Urban Development: A Look at the Obama Presidential Center

    Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 4:00 - 5:15 PM @ Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art
    This event is over! Please check the 2018 schedule.
    Michael Strautmanis
    Chief Engagement Officer, Obama Foundation
    Torrey Barrett
    Principal, Imagine Group
    Naomi Davis
    President & Founder, BIG: Blacks in Green
    Ghian Foreman
    Executive Director, Greater Southwest Development Corporation (GSDC)
    Natalie Moore
    South Side Reporter, WBEZ; Author
    David Doig
    President, Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives
    Conversations are panel discussions that provide an in-depth, up-to-the-minute look at a single topic. Featuring three to four thought leaders and an expert moderator, Conversations consist of a 60-minute discussion, followed by 15 minutes of audience q-and-a.

    What is the most socially conscious way to bring new development to a community on the brink of transition? This Conversation will take a closer look at the Obama Presidential Center coming to Jackson Park on the city's South Side as an example of innovative urban redevelopment. We'll bring together speakers from the community, city, and Obama Foundation itself to discuss the economic growth the Center is expected to catalyze in the Woodlawn, Washington Park, and South Shore neighborhoods, and how stakeholders are working to ensure that current residents and business owners benefit from these once-in-a-generation investments.

    Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 4:00 - 5:15 PM
    Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art
    220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
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