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The Informed Chicagoan: How to have your voice heard by Chicago’s government officials
October 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join the BGA Policy team in sharing the structure of Chicago’s government, and the tools available to you to connect with Chicago’s government officials.
We’ll also be there to discuss any questions you might have for us and the work we do.
Light refreshments will be provided.
Topics we will cover:
- Chicago Government Structure
- City Council Meetings
- Public Comment
- Filing a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) request
- Introducing Legislation
- Working with your Alderperson
- Useful tools for gathering information
- About BGA Policy