State of Edgewater

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On Thursday, October 1, 2020,  Edgewater’s community leaders and public transportation representatives addressed questions concerning pressing issues for 2021. This program focused on three distinct and engaging topics that were relevant for both residents and small business owners. Attendees watched three highly engrossing programs centering around local infrastructure, urban development and policy. Each discussion concluded with an audience Q&A.

Transportation Update
Edgewater continues to expand its transportation options for residents and businesses as the CTA moves forward with construction activities on the Red Purple Modernization Program (RPM) and Metra prepares to break ground on the new Peterson Ridge Station. This discussion will focus on the latest construction updates and development plans for the future.
Noe Gallardo, Legislative Affairs Administrator, Community Relations, Metra
Joe Ott, Director or Construction, Metra
Jeff Wilson, Director of Government and Community Relations, CTA

Authentic Racial Equity
The power of black and brown leadership.
Keynote Speaker:
Olatunji Oboi Reed, President & CEO, Equiticity
Shaping the Future
Join community leaders as they discuss plans and programs to support neighborhood businesses
preparing to meet the challenges that lie ahead.

Representative Kelly Cassidy
Senator Heather Steans
Alderman Harry Osterman, 48th Ward
Alderman Andre Vasquez, 40th Ward
Cook County Commissioner, Bridget Gainer


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