Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition Meeting – June 28, 2017

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Haroon Garel, Southside Together Organizing for Power (STOP) housing coordinator, introduces panelists for the #GetItInWriting Obama Library Jobs forum, organized by the Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition, at the Harris Park Field House, 6200 S. Drexel Ave., Wednesday, July 28, 2017. Panelists include (left to right) Marcus Gill, operational manager of Dust Em Clean Maintenance, Carrie Thomas, executive director of the Chicago Jobs Council, Jane Vellinga, executive director of Chicago Women in Trades, and Maurice King, vice president International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 134. The Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition includes member organizations: the Bronzeville Regional Collective; the Kenwood Oakland Community Organization; the Prayer and Action Collective; and South Side Organizing Together for Power.
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Panelists Jane Vellinga, executive director of Chicago Women in Trades, and Maurice King, vice president International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 134, listen as Haroon Garel, Southside Together Organizing for Power (STOP) housing coordinator, reads the Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition’s Community Benefit Agreement (CBA) development principles during the #GetItInWriting Obama Library Jobs forum at the Harris Park Field House, 6200 S. Drexel Ave., Wednesday, July 28, 2017.
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Panelist Jane Vellinga, executive director of Chicago Women in Trades, listens as fellow panelist Carrie Thomas, executive director of the Chicago Jobs Council, introduces herself during the #GetItInWriting Obama Library Jobs forum organized by the Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition at the Harris Park Field House, 6200 S. Drexel Ave., Wednesday, July 28, 2017.
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Panelist Maurice King, vice president International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 134, and panel moderator Haroon Garel, Southside Together Organizing for Power (STOP) housing coordinator, listen as panelist Jane Vellinga, executive director of Chicago Women in Trades, introduces herself during the #GetItInWriting Obama Library Jobs forum organized by the Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition at the Harris Park Field House, 6200 S. Drexel Ave., Wednesday, July 28, 2017.
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A group of about 80 neighborhood residents participated in the #GetItInWriting Obama Library Jobs forum organized by the Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition at the Harris Park Field House, 6200 S. Drexel Ave., Wednesday, July 28, 2017. The Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition includes member organizations: the Bronzeville Regional Collective; the Kenwood Oakland Community Organization; the Prayer and Action Collective; and South Side Organizing Together for Power.
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A group of about 80 neighborhood residents participated in the #GetItInWriting Obama Library Jobs forum organized by the Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition at the Harris Park Field House, 6200 S. Drexel Ave., Wednesday, July 28, 2017. The Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition includes member organizations: the Bronzeville Regional Collective; the Kenwood Oakland Community Organization; the Prayer and Action Collective; and South Side Organizing Together for Power.
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A meeting participant asks a question during the #GetItInWriting Obama Library Jobs forum, organized by the Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition, at the Harris Park Field House, 6200 S. Drexel Ave., Wednesday, July 28, 2017.
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Lolita Hughes the first female plumbing inspector for the City of Chicago stands to be recognized during the #GetItInWriting Obama Library Jobs forum, organized by the Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition, at the Harris Park Field House, 6200 S. Drexel Ave., Wednesday, July 28, 2017.
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Forum participants mingle as they prepare to leave the #GetItInWriting Obama Library Jobs forum, organized by the Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition, at the Harris Park Field House, 6200 S. Drexel Ave., Wednesday, July 28, 2017.
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Carrie Thomas, executive director of the Chicago Jobs Council, speaks with a forum participant at the #GetItInWriting Obama Library Jobs forum, organized by the Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition, at the Harris Park Field House, 6200 S. Drexel Ave., Wednesday, July 28, 2017.
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Trade union representatives hand out information about apprenticeships during the #GetItInWriting Obama Library Jobs forum, organized by the Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition, at the Harris Park Field House, 6200 S. Drexel Ave., Wednesday, July 28, 2017.
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Edward Forte, president of the PRECISE Construction & Dismantlement Systems and former president of Black Contractors United, speaks with #GetItInWriting Obama Library Jobs forum participants at the Harris Park Field House, 6200 S. Drexel Ave., Wednesday, July 28, 2017. The forum was organized by the Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition, which includes member organizations: the Bronzeville Regional Collective; the Kenwood Oakland Community Organization; the Prayer and Action Collective; and South Side Organizing Together for Power.

 

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