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Press Conference: Mayor Emanuel not to seek re-election

September 4, 2018

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

 

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., anti-violence activists, clergy and community stakeholders will discuss the ramifications of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s announcement not to seek re-election during press conference.

 

 

 

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., anti-violence activists, clergy and other community stakeholders will discuss the ramifications of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s “shocking” announcement not to seek a third term at a news conference.

Today, Tuesday, September 4, 2018

4 P.M.

Rainbow PUSH Coalition National Headquarters

930 E. 50th Street

Chicago

 

“While we applaud Mayor Emanuel’s contributions to the city, Chicago’s unmet needs and unfinished business must be addressed,” Rev. Jackson said. “The unfinished business of too much violence, of the impact of 50 closed public schools, shuttered mental health clinics and the lack of manufacturing jobs that have left behind devastating zones of poverty and despair. Those who seek to replace the mayor must put forward an urban agenda to close the resource distribution/ opportunity gap and make Chicago one city for all.”

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