Oct 4

Whose River?

October 4, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center, The Freshwater Lab

Presented by the UIC Latino Cultural Center and The Freshwater Lab

The City of Chicago, together with planning organizations and architects, has launched the Great Rivers Chicago plan. What do these plans mean for the city? What might they hold for neighborhood residents? Join us to hear leading voices explain the plans and discuss the Chicago River’s history, current state, and future possibilities.


  • Representative Theresa Mah, 2nd District of Illinois General Assembly
  • Commissioner Debra Shore, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
  • Kim Wasserman, Executive Director, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization
  • Edith Tovar, Assistant Program Director, LCC and MUPP student in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs

Moderator: Lena G. Reynolds, Civic Engagement Educator, LCC and School of Art & Art History MUSE Alumna

Free refreshments & admission

All audiences are welcome to join us at this program. Captioning, ASL Interpretation, and Audio-Description services will be available upon request by contacting the number below.

Poster: Whose River? Zona Abierta [PDF]

Admissions: Free

Location: 803 S. Morgan St. LCB2 Chicago, IL 60607

Co-sponsors: UIC Office of Sustainability


Edith Tovar

Date posted

May 24, 2018

Date updated

Jun 14, 2018