Sexual and domestic violence is epidemic throughout Chicago, affecting people from all walks of life - particularly women and girls, people of color, immigrants, people with disabilities, and the LGBTQ community. Because the Office of the Mayor has many responsibilities that impact those who have experienced gender violence, we asked our mayoral candidates to answer questions about their plans to prevent and respond to gender-based violence.
Both Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle, who are the candidates in the April 2nd runoff election, responded.
The questionnaire was prepared and presented by:
All of these organizations are 501(c)(3)
Friday March 22, 2019 | Doors 3:30p Town Hall 4-4:45p Event Close 5p at
National Louis University - Chicago campus | 122 South Michigan Avenue | Chicago, IL 60603
Curious about how Chicago mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot plans to address gender-based violence? Come hear what she has to say about this citywide epidemic which affects people from all walks of life - particularly women and girls, people of color, immigrants, people with disabilities, and the LGBTQ community. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions.
Lightfoot will briefly discuss her vision for a Chicago without gender-based violence at 4p, then she will take questions from the moderator and audience members until 4:45p.
Mayoral candidate Toni Preckwinkle declined an invitation to attend this event. Sponsoring organizations do not make endorsements and provide all candidates with the same opportunities.
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This page has been updated to reflect the results of the Chicago Municipal Elections held 2/26/19