Nan Parson Urges City Council to add Affordable Housing, DEI Training, Restorative Justice, and more, to the Park Ridge Strategic Plan

Letter to the City Council August 15, 2022 Dear Council Members, Commissioners and City Staff, thank you for reading this letter and including it in the city’s record.  My name is Nan Parson.  I have lived in Park Ridge for 52 years and am strongly invested in the well-being of my city.  I’m writing toContinue reading “Nan Parson Urges City Council to add Affordable Housing, DEI Training, Restorative Justice, and more, to the Park Ridge Strategic Plan”

FIRSTHAND: SEGREGATION, WTTW Initiative on Segregation in Chicago, with our own Nan Parson

Join the kickoff event for FIRSTHAND: Segregation, a year-long WTTW initiative that explores segregation in Chicago with a documentary series, expert talks, text and visual journalism, and community discussions. Link to RSVP below. According to a recent study by the Metropolitan Planning Council, Chicago is one of the most segregated big cities in America. And it comesContinue reading “FIRSTHAND: SEGREGATION, WTTW Initiative on Segregation in Chicago, with our own Nan Parson”

SHINE A LIGHT: Perspectives on Cook County Government

September 2021 NewsletterBy Michael Rabbitt Cook County government has been referred to as “stealth government” – its offices and services being relatively unknown compared to government at the federal, state and city levels. Although our county government has a low profile, this monthly update will “shine a light” on Cook County by providing important information andContinue reading “SHINE A LIGHT: Perspectives on Cook County Government”