Advocates say flooding disproportionately impacts low-income people of color in Chicago. A neighborhood think tank found that about 75% of all flood damage claims paid between 2007 and 2016 were in predominantly Black and brown communities. These floods can cause mold which can lead to respiratory problems.
Reset explores how what seems like an individual problem on private property is actually a systemic issue.
GUESTS: Karen Weigert, director of Loyola University Chicago’s Baumhart Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility
Leslé Honoré, communications director for the Center for Neighborhood Technology
Bob Dean, CEO, Center for Neighborhood Technology