Chief Equity Officer Tries To Correct City’s Racial Disparities

Chief Equity Officer Tries To Correct City’s Racial Disparities

S ome cities, have diversity officers charged with making sure staffs, boards, and other positions are filled with a wide range of people, an equity officer needs to look at systemic racism in the city’s services and departments, and figure out how to correct disparities. Mayor Lightfoot has named Candace Moore as Chicago’s Chief Equity Officer. We’ll hear about her plans, and the challenges she faces making the city work for everyone.

Plus WBEZ’s Dan Mihalopolous uncovers the rampant and blatant nepotism practiced by Ald. Carrie Austin