Ward Reports August 11, 2021

Ald. Roderick Sawyer (6) tweeted information about a “prayer and resource walk” with the 3rd District Community Police at 5:30 p.m. Friday at 71st Street and St. Lawrence Avenue.

Ald. Michael Rodriguez (22) tweeted his support for Art Institute Chicago and School of the Art Institute of Chicago employees and “their voice, and their choice to form their union free from employer interference. By coming together as Art Institute of Chicago Workers United (AICWU), employees will have a say in the decisions that affect them!”

Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez (33) in a tweet thread wrote “My colleagues trying to use the death of this young woman to throw dirt at the ones of us trying to transform this city should be ashamed of themselves. We have work to do to pass a budget that will fund the services we desperately need to address this violence. Hope they see it.”

Ald. Gilbert Villegas (36) tweeted that he was “glad to see funds” in the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal “earmarked for the replacement of lead service lines. Chicago is home to the most lead service lines in the country. As a board member on the @leagueofcities we advocated for these types of appropriations.”

Ald. Matt Martin (47) tweeted a live thread from the policing and public safety panel at the Youth Organizing Summit.

Ald. Maria Hadden (49) tweeted “Is that even legal?” in reference to a tweet from a Block Club reporter about Ald. Jim Gardiner (45) refusing to speak at a news conference about the Six Corners development until the reporter and photographer were forced to leave the event.

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