City Club of Chicago

City Club of Chicago advances open discussion of public policy and strengthens the region by convening civic-minded individuals in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.    

 

Upcoming Events
Chicago on a Global Stage: How NASCAR Chicago Drives Tourism
Chicago on a Global Stage: How NASCAR Chicago Drives Tourism
Julie Giese (Chicago Street Race), Jeff Behnke (Motorsports, NBC Sports Group), Marty Snider (Pit Reporter, NBC Sports) and Kara Bachman (Chicago Sports Commission)
Wednesday, Jun 5
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Press Forward Chicago: Strengthening Local News
Press Forward Chicago: Strengthening Local News
featuring remarks from The Chicago Community Trust President and CEO Andrea Sáenz and John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation President John Palfrey, Panelists: Sarah Conway (City Bureau), Jacqueline Serrato (South Side Weekly), Trina Reynolds-Tyler (Invisible Institute) & Mackenzie Warren (Medill Local News Accelerator). Moderated by Olivia Obineme (Public Narrative)
Monday, Jun 10
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Ellen Alberding
Ellen Alberding
President and CEO, The Joyce Foundation
Tuesday, Jun 18
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Past Events
Water Innovation: Turning Waste into Health and Wealth
Water Innovation: Turning Waste into Health and Wealth
moderated by Michael Hawthorne of the Chicago Tribune., Alaina Harkness (Executive Director of Current and CEO and principal investigator (PI) of Great Lakes ReNEW) and Junhong Chen (Crown Family Professor of Molecular Engineering in the UChicago Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering and Lead Water Strategist at Argonne National Laboratory)
Tuesday, May 21
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Elevation of the Conversation with Governor J.B. Pritzker
Elevation of the Conversation with Governor J.B. Pritzker
This event promises to be an evening of inspiration and insight as we delve into the Governor's "why" and explore ways to elevate the conversation in our civic community, all while enjoying drinks, hors d'oeuvres and amazing views from Chicago Cut’s brand-new Private Dining Room
Friday, May 17
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Joseph Kennedy III
Joseph Kennedy III
Special Envoy to Northern Ireland for Economic Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Friday, May 3
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Building Equity: Strategies for Addressing the Racial Wealth Gap Through Housing Policies
Building Equity: Strategies for Addressing the Racial Wealth Gap Through Housing Policies
Moderated by WBEZ's Erin Allen, Panelists: UChicago's Dr. Robert J. Chaskin, Housing Commissioner Lissette Castañeda, Chicago Community Trust's Marisa Novara
Wednesday, May 1
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Next Stop Chicago: Promoting Investments in Infrastructure Beyond the DNC
Next Stop Chicago: Promoting Investments in Infrastructure Beyond the DNC
Abby Pucker, Anton Seals Jr., Devon van Houten Maldonado
Monday, Apr 29
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