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Mayor Lightfoot’s Poverty Plan: What Issues, Which Groups Are At The Table?

On Wednesday, community activists gathered at City Hall in response to Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s poverty summit last week.

The activists say many voices were left out at the daylong conference, where Mayor Lightfoot unveiled an initial framework to erase poverty in a generation.

Reset takes a look at the mayor’s efforts to address poverty, and what comes next.

GUESTS: Dan Lurie, Chief of Policy, Office of the Mayor

Myron Byrd, grassroots leader from the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

Patrick Brosnan, executive director of Brighton Park Neighborhood Council

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