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    Rebuilding Gary Through Innovation

    When most people hear the word, “Gary,” it conjures images of a wasteland of crime, drugs and poverty. Hear how key officials like Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson are trying to bring the city back to a state of glory like that of the booming 1900's.

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    Cities: Local Ties, Global Impact, Presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan

    Across the world, more people now live in urban sprawls than rural areas. CIW analyzes the nature of our emotional attachment to these thriving spaces, the effect that cities have on society, our communities and environment, and what the future holds for urban life across the nation.

    Speakers: Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, Mitchell Joachim, Peter Kageyama, Judith Rodin, Robert J. Sampson, Abby Jo Sigal, Glenn Tilton