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Monday
23
APR

Town Hall w/ African-American Prospective Mayoral Candidates

18:00
21:00
The Black Mall
Event organized by The Black Mall

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Join the BRIJ Embassy for Black America along with our community partners #armyofus, The Young Womens Professional League, New Era Chicago, The Black Mall, Black Coffee Political Alliance, Bean Soup Times, Community Capital Corporation, Families for Wakanda, W2, One Savvy Veteran, Smith Center for Community Advancement, Chicago Women Empowerment Group, Crack in the Cup Coffee, WDB Marketing Group and a growing list of organizers, businesses and institutions interested in what's best for Black Chicago.

As a community that will intentionally and strategically stand together in this upcoming election we want to hear from the prospective African-American Mayoral candidates and learn who they are, what makes them best suited for the position at hand, what they've accomplished specifically for Black communities and their focus for our commnunity if elected. Invited guest include prospective Mayoral candidates that have announced their run - Amara Enyia, Troy LaRaviere, Neil Sales-Griffin and Willie Wilson.

The conversation is moderated by Jauwan Hall, a Chicago native and Legal Assistant in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois. Jauwan currently chairs the Board of Directors for Chicago Votes; a non-partisan, non-profit youth focused organization that empowers young people through the voter registration and voter education. Hall will be joined by TeQuila Shabazz as a moderator for the evening. Shabazz, also a Chicago native and the Founder/President of The BRIJ Embassy for Black America, manages a network of over 10,000 Black people across the country that practice cooperative economics and work collectively to represent, support, build and protect the best interest of Black people in America. She is author of the Neo-Green Book, an annual publication that guide us to socially responsible Black owned businesses reinvesting back in community, and leaders making an impact with innovation in our communities.

Please join us for this much needed conversation. Follow this Facebook event page for updates leading up to Town Hall. E-Mail us to add your organization or business name to stand in solidarity with our collective efforts to effectively drive awareness and strategic voting alliances within the Black community. Reserve your seat and spread the word.