Chicago's Voter Guide for Racial Equity

 Ready to Vote for a Chicago 

 that Works for All of Us? 

 What is this campaign about? 

On February 26, 2019, Chicagoans will vote for our next mayor, clerk, treasurer, and city council. The decisions these leaders make will decide if our city keeps being a place where we can predict the types of schools, housing, and programs our communities have based on the racial majority that lives in that neighborhood -- or if we will change course towards building a city that works for all of us.

This website is part of a larger project to help voters tell the difference between the 15 candidates for mayor and 159 candidates for city council, based on the issues that you voted are most important to you.


Partners and Funders

This project is not sponsored by or in conjunction with any candidates, political parties, or special interest group. Our bias in this work is a commitment to building a Chicago that works for all racial groups. The core committee that developed this campaign is Brighton Park Neighborhood Council, Chicago United for EquityGrassroots Collaborative, Generation All, Metropolitan Planning Council, and UIC's Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement. This project is grateful for the collaboration of nonpartisan groups including Reform for Illinois, which shared data on political contributions with this project. 

This project is funded with support from the Chicago Community Trust, Woods Fund, the W. K. Kellogg Foundation's Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation project, individual donors like you who donated amounts ranging from $10 to $500 each, and in-kind contributions from the core partner organizations listed below. 

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