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McGowan Main Office Building
Board Room
100 E. Erie St., Board Room, 1st floor


On Thursday, Feb. 16, the MWRD will host a Black History Month celebration at the McGowan Main Office Building.

MWRD Vice President Kimberly Du Buclet will moderate a panel that will discuss environmental justice issues and how community leaders and others advocate for equity. Presenters include: Alden Lowry, Data Projects Editor, WBEZ; Naomi Davis, Founder/CEO, Blacks in Green™; Cheryl Johnson, Executive Director, People for Community Recovery; Greg Kelley, President, SEIU Healthcare; Pastor Scott Onque’, Policy/Advocacy Director, Faith in Place; and Lolita Thompson, P.E., Principal Civil Engineer, MWRD, Environmental Justice Section. Karen Freeman-Wilson, President and CEO, Chicago Urban league, will also provide remarks.

R.S.V.P. required. This program will also be recorded. 

Please RSVP here.