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Members of the Evanston community are invited to join the City’s Reparations Subcommittee for a Virtual Town Hall on Thursday, May 21 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
During the Town Hall, members of the subcommittee, along with guest speaker Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas, will provide updates on the progress that has been made since the Evanston City Council established the Reparations Fund as a part of the City’s 2020 Budget in November.
Alderman Robin Rue Simmons, 5th Ward
- Local Reparations
Kamm Howard, NAARC & NCOBRA
Dino Robinson, Shorefront
- Funding Update
Alderman Ann Rainey, 8th Ward
- Special Guest Speaker
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas
- Moving Forward
Alderman Peter Braithwaite, 2nd Ward
Reverend Michael Nabors, Second Baptist Church
For more information, please call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.