Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Precautions Still Needed"It's because of the shared sacrifice that we are able to announce that Chicago will be able to take the next step."
Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Officers For Lounging In Rush's Office During Unrest"I believe we should take the strongest possible action. Particularly with supervisors."
Chicago Parks Enlist 100 'Social Distancing Ambassadors' Throughout District"While this summer will look a lot different than years past, we are eager to welcome youth back to summer camp and all Chicagoans to our new reimagined programs so that we can safely enjoy our outdoor spaces."
Chicago City Officials Address Protest Plans For The Weekend"I want to make sure we focus on that we support the righteous outrage that people feel and their ability to safely exercise their sacred First Amendment rights."
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot On Video Showing Officers Dragging Women Out Of Vehicle: 'We Will Investigate'"Whatever the facts dictate, we will investigate every case and get to the bottom of every case. And we will not spare any resource to do so."
Lightfoot: Chicago's Phase 3 Starts Wednesday"In light of the events over the past few days we will continue to work that we have been doing directly with local chambers of commerce and business services and organization to start the reopening process."
CPD Superintendent Brown: 699 Arrested, Lightfoot On Protests 'Heart Wrenching'"If someone has crossed the line, we will hold them accountable, even in this moment. No excuses."
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Introduces 'Our Streets' Closed To Traffic To Allow For Social Distancing"In coming days and weeks, I look forward to expanding these pilot projects citywide with input from the public and local stakeholders."
Chicago Businesses Prepare For Phase 3 As COVID-19 Restrictions Continue"Let's be clear. Under no circumstances should a move to Phase 3 be confused with crisis over because it is not. COVID-19 is still very much a part of our present."
Lightfoot : Phase 3 In Chicago Begins June 3The mayor said specific city services, including library and park districts, will reopen the following week on June 8.
Chicago Hosts Virtual Citywide Graduation June 14, Oprah To Deliver Commencement AddressThe mayor is asking all Chicago graduating seniors to submit a “grad walk” video of their own graduation walk for a chance to appear in the virtual celebration. All seniors can upload their walk videos at the Chicago Grad 2020 website.
Mayor Lightfoot, CPD Superintendent Brown To Discuss What 'Didn't Work' To Curb Weekend ViolenceFor perspective, New York has three times the people of Chicago. It had 10 shootings and five homicides this weekend. Los Angeles saw three shootings and one homicide. Chicago had 49 shootings and 10 homicides.
Chicago To Spend $56 Million Hiring Hundreds Of COVID-19 Contact TracersDr. Arwady and the mayor said contact tracers will make $20 an hour, supervisors $24 an hour. No prior experience is required. And all who take part will be trained not only in the skills needed to contact trace, but the attitude as well.
'A Fail' How Mayor Lightfoot Called Plans To Curb Weekend Violence"We can't do this alone solely with the resources of the Chicago Police Department and I have said this many times. What we experience every day with gun violence is a public health crisis and we have to treat it as such."
Lighfoot Announces $56 Million RFP For Expansion Of COVID-19 Contact Tracing"One of the most important weapons we have is contact tracing which is our ability to follow the path of this disease to learn where it is coming from and who is getting it and how it is spreading in our communities."