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(CH) Chicago Politics in the Lightfoot Era

ID : 1194   
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ClassGraphic Chicago has long been the nation’s capital of public corruption, according to an analysis by political scientist and former Chicago alderman Dick Simpson. What grade does the Professor give the Lightfoot Administration for reform? Simpson, who co-chaired the Good Governance Committee for Lightfoot’s transition, will share his views on progress, and reflect on his many years as a participant and observer of Chicago politics. Dr. Simpson will also comment on how Chicago citizens can and should be involved in participatory democracy. This event is free and open to all current OLLI members. Registration is required. 

Dick Simpson, PhD. is a professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is also a former Chicago alderman, author, and frequent contributor to media coverage of city and state politics. Simpson is an authority on political corruption as well as on elections, legislators’ voting patterns, local government, budgeting, and neighborhood empowerment. His research has influenced reform efforts in many units of government.

Our Noontime lecture series is held at lunchtime on the Chicago campus. The series is free and open to all current OLLI members.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

Location
Wieboldt Hall

Instructor
MultipleInstructor :
1.Lisa D'Angelo2.Sid Mitchell3.Janet Lang4.Marcia Lazar 

 

Notice

Please read:  This event will NOT stream to Evanston

Tuition: 

$0.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
11/19/2019 - 11/19/2019 Weekly - Tue 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Chicago, Wieboldt Hall  Map Marcia Lazar  ; Janet Lang  ; Sid Mitchell  ; Lisa D'Angelo 

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