Chicago

New Committee Chair for Special Events, Cultural Affairs, Recreation

Ald. Joseph Moore will serve as the incoming Chair of the City Council Committee on Special Events, Cultural Affairs, and Recreation.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that Alderman Joseph Moore (49th Ward) will serve as the incoming Chair of the City Council Committee on Special Events, Cultural Affairs, and Recreation, replacing Alderman Walter Burnett Jr.

City Council to Provide Water Bill Relief to Chicago Nonprofits

Water bill relief coming to Chicago nonprofits

The Chicago City Council unanimously approved an ordinance which will restructure the way Chicago nonprofits are charged by the city for their water usage. The ordinance amends legislation originally passed in 2011 which would have phased out fee exemptions provided to most nonprofit organizations.

Ra Joy speaks at the University of Chicago Cultural Policy Center

University of Chicago Cultural Policy Center

Ra Joy, Executive Director of Arts Alliance Illinois, led a discussion at the University of Chicago Cultural Policy Center on policy opportunities and challenges facing the arts sector in Illinois.

Key take-aways from Ra's remarks:

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