October 15, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. CDT
Cities and mayors have taken a leading role in addressing challenges that transcend national boundaries: climate change, migration, and, most recently, a global health emergency. The frequent disconnect between national and local governments, as seen during the COVID-19 pandemic, has made it increasingly necessary for cities to assume non-traditional leadership roles and shape city-focused dialogues on global governance.
As the world deals with the pandemic and eventually transitions into a post-COVID reality, can the city remain a key instrument and platform for addressing global challenges?
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Immigration and Metro Chicago: Lessons of Inclusion from the Windy City
Webinar | Thursday, October 22, 2020, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EDT
Pritzker Forum on Global Cities: Pursuing Equity
Live Stream | Thursday, February 11, 2021, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CDT
Refuge or Refusal: A Conversation about Turning Points in U.S. Immigration History
Alex Hitch, Research Associate of Chicago Council, and Paul N. McDaniel, co-author of A global welcome: Metro Chicago’s Approach to Immigrant Inclusion, presented a high-level overview of the report at this Welcoming America event.
Research and Digital Publications
Did the UNSG Say “Revolution”? | October 2020
From an Urban-Suburban-Rural “Divide” to Convergence? | August 2020
City Leadership and the COVID-19 Response | June 2020