Sound Off At TIF Town Meeting!January 10 | Posted by Tom Tresser | Public Education+Organizing, TIF 101, TIF News, Training
We’re going to the first community town meeting on TIFs on February 12 at the Chopin Theater! Find out the details and RSVP on Facebook.
Featured Speakers: Ben Joravsky – Award winning political reporter.
Tom Tresser – Citizen activist and civic educator, CivicLab co-founder.
Dr. Richard Dye – Professor at UIC Institute of Government + Public Affairs. (Research finding TIF districts hinder growth)
At the end of 2011 there was $1.39 billion left in TIF bank accounts, yet the City claimed a budget deficit of $636 million at the start of 2012.
The Tax Integrity and Fairness Alliance is hosting a Town Meeting to spread knowledge and demand change on Tuesday, February 12th from 7-9pm, at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 West Division.
Featured Breakout Groups: Citizen Investigation, ‘Become a TIF Illuminator’ with Tom Tresser. Participatory Budgeting, ‘Design Your Own Utopia’ with Sharon Post of Chicago Political Economy Group. Grassroots Organizing, with Steven Serikaku, retired CTU teacher and PDAIL activist. Speak up. Bring your questions!