Whose River?

Date(s) - Wednesday, October 4, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Admissions: Free
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

Poster: Whose River? Zona Abierta [PDF]

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.


Contact Info

Name: Edith Tovar
Phone: 3129963095
Email: lcc@uic.edu


UIC Office of Sustainability

UIC Latino Cultural Center

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