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City’s Reparations Subcommittee Members Give Preliminary Views on Form of Reparations

On Jan. 10, the Evanston Reparation Sub-Committee held its first meeting at the Aldermanic Library of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. At this point there are only two members: Alderman Robin Rue-Simmons (5th Ward) and Alderman Anne Rainey (8th Ward). Alderman Peter Braithwaite (2nd Ward) also attended. Deputy City Manager Kimberly Richardson and other […]

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City Reparations Plan Moves Forward

Evanston City Council members are moving forward with a commission’s recommendation on reparations, including property tax relief and housing assistance for the City’s black residents, to address the wealth and opportunity gap those citizens have experienced because of past discriminatory practices. Aldermen voted 9-0 at their Sept. 9 meeting in favor of accepting the recommendations.  […]