City's Reparations Subcommittee to Host Virtual Town Hall on May 21



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.


Residents may join the Town Hall via Zoom by clicking here or may join via phone by dialing 312-626-6799. The Meeting ID is 4544085182#.


Agenda:


-- Welcome Robin Rue Simmons 5th Ward Alderman

-- Local Reparations Kamm Howard, NAARC & NCOBRA

-- Updates Dino Robinson, Shorefront Legacy Center

--Funding Update Alderman Ann Rainey, 8th Ward

-- Special Guest Speaker Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas

-- Moving Forward Alderman Peter Braithwaite, 2nd Ward

-- Closing

Reverend Michael Nabors, Second Baptist Evanston

[photo: Ald. Robin Rue Simmons and Pastor Monte' L. G. Dillard, Sr., Sr. at last year's groundbreaking Town Hall on Reparations in Evanston.]

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