Kelwin Harris

Director of Outreach and Engagement, Cook County Assessor's Office

Free Educational Speaker in Chicago

  • How to Build Smart and Equitable Communities

    TOPIC CATEGORY: Educational

    The Chicago region faces serious threats. Growth is uneven. Downtown is booming while many neighborhoods are struggling. Streets are erupting in frustration. Many residents are giving up altogether and leaving. More than ever, Chicago must seek to address challenges to inclusive growth and provide strategies for prosperity for the good of everyone. Kelwin discusses multiple facets of the issues, from systematic policies that produced inequality, like: housing segregation, health disparities, the racial wealth gap, and poverty. He will draw from his experience as an urban planner and community leader in Chicago and discuss strategies and interventions for the road ahead. MORE >

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