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Mar 27 2023

Chicago’s 2023 Mayoral Race: Reclaiming Harold Washington’s Multiracial Coalition

March 27, 2023

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM



In 1983, Harold Washington forged a multiracial, progressive coalition that propelled him to victory as Chicago’s first Black mayor. Washington’s triumph marked a turning point in U.S. urban politics, one cut short by his tragic death in 1987. Forty years after his stunning victory, a new Chicago mayoral contest raises the question: what can we learn from the Washington era?

Monday, March 27, 2023 – 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Find out more and RSVP for Virtual event: Here

This event is hosted by the Great Cities Institute.


Great Cities Institute

Date posted

Mar 17, 2023

Date updated

Mar 17, 2023