The Rev. Al Sharpton calls Mark Allen "One of Chicago's legendary political activists"
MARK S. ALLEN, Daily News Blog/Commentary
AND THE ORDINARY PEOPLE SAID
"Helping leaders lead"
Why Is Mayor Emanuel the only person promoting a 30, 60 or 100 Day specific checklist on his legislative/public policy accomplishsments.... as compared to WHAT? It's time for The Black Communitty's 100 Day Expectations List !!!
The Black Leadership Institute (BLDI), the Community Reinvestment Organizing Project (COP) and Voter Restoration Civic Education ProjectConvene Black Public Policy Presentations to City Council Black CaucusChairman Howard Brookins, JrAfrican American public policy advocates are publicly invited to meet with Chairman Brookins and other invited members of the Council Black Caucus WEDNESDAY JUNE 29th from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at The Carter G. Woodson Library at 95th & Halsted to discuss and urge that the Caucus adopt policies that address the quality of life issuses and needs of Chicago's African American community.Diverse issues include: Transit Oriented Development, City of Chicago Community Reinvestment Ordinance, and equity in TIF (Tax Increment Financing) allocations in the African American community, including Community Benefits Agreements (CBA's).The leadership meeting is being facilitated by Mark Allen of the Black Leadership Development Institute and the Voter Restoration Project.This is a WORKING leadership meeting for Black Grassroots Public Policy leaders WITH SPECIFIC PROPOSALS RSVP TO MARK S ALLEN AT Space and participation is limited.