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Housing Advocates Stage Sit-In Outside Mayor Lightfoot’s City Hall Office

Members of the Obama CBA Coalition staged a sit-in to protest the mayor’s proposal around affordable housing near the planned Obama Presidential Center. Advocates say the center will force longtime residents out of gentrifying parts of Woodlawn and the surrounding areas.

Reset checks in with community organizers and a reporter for more on this story.

GUESTS: Heather Cherone, managing editor and city hall reporter at The Daily Line

Alex Goldenberg, director of Southside Together Organizing for Power (STOP)

Patricia Hightower, community organizer

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