BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-// BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20210421T175000Z DTEND:20210421T192000Z DTSTAMP:20210408T172925Z URL: SUMMARY:April Program DESCRIPTION:The Color of Law: Impacts on Chicago\nThe Color of Law by Richa rd Rothstein explores the enduring effects of historical government polici es that fostered national housing discrimination. These de facto and de ju re housing-related practices contributed to generational inequalities acro ss the U.S. The Chicago region is referenced specifically among the issues laid bare in the book.\nHow has the Chicago region addressed the long-ter m impacts these discriminatory practices have had on Chicago area resident s? \nJoin our panel for a thought-provoking exploration of innovative prog rams and policies now being used to remedy the effects of the issues explo red in the Color of Law.\nTo Register\, Click Here.\n\n\nFormat\nIn respon se to Ely member feedback\, our monthly program format will be Zoom Meetin gs to provide more opportunity to see your fellow members and connect dire ctly. Attendees are invited to participate on-camera. Chat and Direct Mess age will also be available throughout the event. We look forward to seeing you.\n11:50 a.m. - Login for Virtual Networking\n12:00 p.m. - Program\n1: 00 p.m. - Post-Event Virtual Networking\n1:20 p.m. - Event Ends\nAll membe r registrants will be checked for paid 2021 LAI dues. If you would like to register for this event but have not paid 2021 dues\, please visit LAI’ s website.\nThis is a terrific opportunity to BRING A GUEST so they can di scover the great value of LAI Ely Chapter membership. **Remember\, the cha pter now requires prospective members to attend at least two LAI events\, including at least one Ely Chapter event\, to be eligible for nomination. Now is the time to think about 2021 new member nominations\, which are due by May 14.**\n\nModerator\nJoy Aruguete - Moderator\nCEO\, Bickerdike Red evelopment Corp.\nMs. Aruguete has served as the Chief Executive Officer o f Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation for 25 years. She leads this 53-yea r-old award-winning nonprofit community development corporation whose work s has included: the development of 2\,060 housing units\, including 154 si ngle family homes\, with an additional 207 units under construction 731 ap artments under development\; resident-involved property management of 1\,0 94 rental housing units\; management of over 90\,000 square ft. of commerc ial space across eight sites\; the performance of minor repairs in over 70 0 households\; the development of hundreds of jobs for community residents \; and the development of hundreds of community leaders.\nMs. Aruguete pro vides leadership in efforts to ensure effective policy\, capacity and reso urces for affordable housing and community development in Chicago and nati onally through her active engagement. She is an active Board member of the Chicago Rehab Network\, and currently serves as board President. Ms. Arug uete also serves on the Board of the Chicago Community Land Trust\, and wa s appointed to serve as President of the board in 2020. In 2021 Ms. Arugue te was appointed to the Cook County Land Bank Authority.\nIn May 2018 Ms. Aruguete received the Outstanding Community Leader Award by the Associatio n of Fundraising Professionals Chicago Chapter. In 2009 Ms. Aruguete was p resented with the 40 Who’ve Made A Difference Award by Business and Prof essional People for the Public Interest. Ms. Aruguete has been active in t he nonprofit sector for over 30 years. She received her Masters Degree fro m the University of Wisconsin- Madison. She also holds a Certificate in No nProfit Management from Roosevelt University\, and an Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker License.\n\nPanelists\nCharles Barlow - Panelist\nExecuti ve Director\, Boston Libary Consortium\nCharlie Barlow is the Executive Di rector of the Boston Library Consortium (BLC)\, a consortium of 19 public and private academic research universities\, liberal arts colleges\, speci al research libraries\, and state libraries in Massachusetts\, Connecticut \, New Hampshire\, and Rhode Island.\nPrior to the BLC\, he served as the Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Programs at the Associated Co lleges of the Midwest. Charlie is an alumnus of UChicago\, Cambridge\, and Cornell\, and previously held academic and administrative appointments at UChicago and Roosevelt University where he led applied research programs focused on housing and economic mobility\, racial equity\, health justice\ , and youth development. He currently serves on the boards of directors fo r the Association for Institutional Research in the Upper Midwest\, Friend s of the Parks\, Housing Choice Partners\, the Open Education Network\, an d the National Public Housing Museum.\nMary Howard\, Ph.D. - Panelist\nChi ef Resident Services Officer\, Chicago Housing Authority\nMary Howard is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with a Ph.D. in Psychology. She currently serves as the Chief Resident Services Officer for the Chicago Ho using Authority. Since joining CHA\, Ms. Howard and her team have strength ened CHA's programming to include evidenced-based models leading to over 1 5\,000 paid adult and youth work experiences. She has designed and impleme nted research-based programming that fosters economic independence and enh ances residents' housing stability and quality of life. Ms. Howard has mor e than 30 years of experience in the nonprofit and housing service industr y\, including management\, program design\, evaluation\, coaching\, and tr aining.\nKimberly Richardson - Panelist\nDeputy City Manager\, City of Eva nston\nKimberly Richardson is the Deputy City Manager for the City of Evan ston\, IL. As an Executive Leadership member\, she oversees the Fire Depar tment\, Health and Human Services Department\, Administrative Services Dep artment\, Office of Sustainability\, Office of Racial Equity\, and Divisio n of Administrative Hearings. Ms. Richardson has spent nearly 20 years in municipal government\, serving as Assistant Village Manager in Flossmoor\, IL\, and Assistant Public Works Director in Riverside\, IL\, before joini ng Evanston in 2016. She holds both Master's and Bachelor's degrees in Pub lic Administration.\nMs. Richardson is a board member of the Illinois City /County Management Association (ILCMA) and League of Women in Government a nd an active member of the International City/County Management Associatio n's (ICMA) and National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA).\n\n \nPlease note that refunds are not available for cancellations. CATEGORIES:Events END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR