Join Us For a Forum on Privatization & The Infrastructure Trust – June 23

Saturday, June 23rd, starting at 1:00 PM, at  SEIU 300 S. Ashland Avenue, Chicago

Various civic organizations from across the city have united and pledged to watch closely any attempt of Mayor Rahm Emanuel to use of the Investment Trust for making infrastructure improvements. The controversial amendment passed the City Council in April. Members of the group agree that the trust lacks sufficient oversight to protect taxpayers’ dollars.

There will be a program, free and open to the public, to educate residents of the city about privatization, sale of Infrastructure, and the inherent dangers of the Investment Trust. The event will feature a panel of speakers, and a presentation, on Saturday, June 23rd, starting at 1:00 PM, at 300 S. Ashland Avenue, Chicago.

PROGRAM

1:00 pm. Welcome/Introduction

1:15 – 3:00 pm. Panel presentation, followed by Q & A and Open Discussion.

3:00 – 3:20 pm – Tom Tresser – “Privatization is the Symptom – NOT the Cure” – What is behind the push behind privatization and what we can do about it. Tom was a lead organizer of the No Games Chicago campaign and has been fighting privatization efforts here for years.

3:20 – 4:00 pm Networking Breakout groups with a focus on moving toward actionable proposals/Report Back,

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Information:

  • 708-447-1547 walterb306@cs.com
  • 312-714-7790 cpaidock@hotmail.com
  • 773-504-1580 csklare@aol.com

See: http://www.icppc9.blogspot.com

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