LGC Events

August 3, 2017
8:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Instituto del Progreso Latino | 2520 S Western Ave

Spend the morning at Instituto del Progreso Latino for a panel dialogue on education and workforce development, featuring LGC Fellows, community leaders, and subject matter experts. Additionally, a presentation on "The Cost of Segregation" will be shared by Fellows from the Metropolitan Planning Council. Registration includes breakfast by local caterer, Hilda's Kitchen.

Guests Welcome!

Cost: $45 per person (Fellows and guests)

Transportation will be provided to Instituto del Progreso Latino for those who are interested. A bus will depart from our office building, 111 E. Upper Wacker Dr., promptly at 7:30 a.m.

8:00 AM Breakfast and mingling at Instituto del Progreso Latino
8:30 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks with Alejandra Garza
8:45 AM

A Panel Dialogue: Leveraging Education for Workforce Development

Bill Gerstein (Fellow since 1998), Chicago Public Schools

Jose Rodriguez (Fellow since 2013), Vice President, the Corporate Work Study Program, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School and Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory School

Joyce Debrah-Sheppard, Deputy of Community Partnerships, Chicago CRED

10:00 AM Small Group Discussion and Break
10:30 AM

Presentation and Panel Dialogue: The Cost of Segregation

Ianna Kachoris (Fellow since 2016), Senior Program Officer, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Aarti Kotak (Fellow since 2017), Managing Deputy Commissioner, Economic Development Bureau, Department of Planning and Development, City of Chicago

Juan Carlos Linares (Fellow since 2015), Executive Director, Lucha (Latin United Community Housing Association)

Marisa Novara (Fellow since 2016), Director, Metropolitan Planning Council

11:45 PM Transportation to Chinatown