Fairness and Inclusion are Our Guiding Principles.
In order for Chicago to remain a world-class city, we need to create a new path. A path in which fairness and inclusion are our guiding principles. As our mayor, I will respect the experiences of all Chicagoans and ensure our city government works to uplift the quality of life for everyone.
We can, and we must, do better. We must do better to address the taxes and fees that burden middle- and low-income families. We must do better to halt the declining conditions of our neighborhood schools. We must do better to change an education policy that does not view parents, teachers, principals, staff or other stakeholders as valued partners. We must do better by insisting on a comprehensive plan to invest in families and neighborhoods, and to end the violence that plagues too many communities. We can do this, together. This is my commitment and my promise to you. Please join me.
When I took office, police reform was a top priority for my new administration. It’s part of a personal mission that has lasted close to two decades. Before taking office, I led the Police Accountability Task Force and chaired the Chicago Police Board, the independent...read more
Last week, we announced a $330 million lending commitment from 40 banks that will help add 7,000 affordable housing units on the South and West Sides. To read more about it, click here. I am highlighting it not because it is the panacea for every problem we face. It...read more
CHICAGO — Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday announced a $330 million lending program aimed at adding 7,000 affordable apartments on the city's South and West sides. The partnership with Community Investment Corporation and 40 banks are set to lend landlords money to...read more
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