UIC Hosts “Inequality” Discussion

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By: Ashmar Mandou

Mayoral Candidate and Cook County Commissioner Jesús “Chuy” Garcia joined political consultant Don Rose, UIC professor of educational policy Pauline Lipman, and President and CEO of the Safer Foundation Victor B. Dickson at the UIC Student Center East on November 13th for a discussion on race and inequality in Chicago. Inspired by Professor of History and Civilization at the University of Paris-Sorbonne Andrew Diamond’s new book, “City on the Make: Race and Inequality in Chicago,” panelists, including Garcia spoke to a crowd of students and reporters about the issue of inequality. The program is part of the Poverty to Prosperity Lecture Series sponsored by UIC’s Great Cities Institute and the UIC Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy. The panel discussion was moderated by Director of the Great Cities Institute Teresa Córdova.

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