WBEZ | First 100 Event http://www.wbez.org/tags/first-100-event Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en A sample from 'The First 100' live event http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-08-25/sample-first-100-live-event-91022 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-August/2011-08-25/first100 bez sign.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Wednesday night, WBEZ<a href="http://www.wbez.org/event/2011-08-24/first-100-mayor-emanuel%E2%80%99s-early-impact-chicago" target="_blank"> hosted a public forum</a> to discuss and assess the progress of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first 100 days in office as part of WBEZ's series, <a href="http://www.wbez.org/series/first-100-rahm-emanuels-first-100-days-chicago-mayor" target="_blank"><em>The First 100</em></a>.<em> Eight Forty-Eight</em>’s Alison Cuddy posed questions to the mayor and some members of his administration in front of an audience at the Chicago History Museum. The topics ranged from education and safety to parking meters and privatization. Cuddy presented listeners’ questions as well. Listeners had other opportunities to comment the progress of city government and are invited to <a href="http://wbez.org/thefirst100." target="_blank">continue sharing their opinions</a>, comments and questions.</p><p><em>Music Button: Calibro 35, "Hired To Kill", from the CD Ritornando Quellido Di...", (Nublu)</em><br> &nbsp;</p></p> Thu, 25 Aug 2011 14:18:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-08-25/sample-first-100-live-event-91022 Chicagoans share their hopes for the city's future http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-08-22/chicagoans-share-their-hopes-citys-future-90881 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-August/2011-08-22/5472237290_a5f8a6ac04_b.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Monday<em> </em>began a series of reports aimed to assess the performance of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel as part of the <a href="http://www.wbez.org/series/first-100-rahm-emanuels-first-100-days-chicago-mayor" target="_blank"><em>First 100 </em></a>series which explores the early days of the city’s new administration. Wednesday night, <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> will<a href="http://www.wbez.org/event/2011-08-24/first-100-mayor-emanuel%E2%80%99s-early-impact-chicago" target="_blank"> hold a public forum </a>with the mayor and other agency heads at the <a href="http://www.chicagohs.org/" target="_blank">Chicago History Museum</a>. The discussion will be an opportunity to discuss the future of Chicago. Listeners can hear that conversation on Friday's show. To get the conversation started, WBEZ's Pritzker Journalism Fellow LaCreisha Birts<em> </em>hit the streets to hear what some residents want for their city.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></p> Mon, 22 Aug 2011 16:19:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-08-22/chicagoans-share-their-hopes-citys-future-90881