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Community Reaction to Mayor Emanuel’s Announcement


From issues of police and violence, to community development and education, an assessment of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s legacy.

Joining us with reaction from around the city to news that Emanuel will not run for re-election:

Shari Runner, former CEO of the Chicago Urban League who is now starting a think tank called the Humanity Institute

Jack Lavin, president and CEO of The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

Sylvia Puente, executive director of the Latino Policy Forum

Frank Chapman, education director of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression


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