Mayoral Candidates’ Forum full video

On January 29, 2015, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Chicago and 18 other community organizations hosted the Chicago Mayoral Candidates’ Forum at Northeastern Illinois University. Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, William “Dock” Walls, Alderman Bob Fioretti, and Dr. Willie Wilson attended and answered questions from community members on issues relating to the Asian American and immigrant communities in Chicago, moderated by Ravi Baichwal of ABC-7 Chicago. Five-hundred community members from accross the city attended the Forum.

View the full forum here courtesy of CAN-TV Chicago.

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Photo courtesy of Michael P. Chu

Forum Steering Committee: 

Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment
Chinese American Service League
Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community
Indo-American Center
Korean American Association of Chicago
Korean American Community Services
Muslim Women Resource Center

Forum Co-Sponsors: 

Chinese American Bar Association
Common Cause Illinois
FALA Chicago
Invisible 2 Invincible: Asian Pacific Islander Pride of Chicago
Indian-American Bar Association of Chicago
JACL Chicago
JASC – Japanese American Service Committee
Vietnamese Association of Illinois