Public Education+Organizing

  • 24th Ward Illuminated

    by - Nov 12, 2015
    It was TIF Illumination #45 at St. Agatha’s Church in Lawndale on November 11, 2015! We lit up the seven TIFs of the 24th Ward in front of 50 people. Our...
  • 21st Ward Illuminated

    by - Nov 4, 2015
    It was a hot time in the 21st ward on November 3, 2015 when we did the 44th TIF town meeting for the 21st ward. We met at the Greater Walters...
  • We Ask The Mayor About TIFs And He Answers!

    by - Sep 1, 2015
    What a night at Malcolm X College. About 300 people showed up for the first 2016 Budget Town Hall presided over by Mayor Emanuel and attended by all his department heads....
  • Tom Talks TIFs on “Politics Tonight”

    by - Jul 15, 2015
    Tom Tresser was on “Politics Tonight” on July 14, 2015 reacting to Mayor Emanuel’s announcement that seven Loop-area TIFs are to be shut down. Tweet ...
  • Help The TIF Illumination Project Survive!

    by - Jul 4, 2015
    The CivicLab has closed but the TIF Illumination Project can continue! Please contribute to our crowdfunding campaign today. CLICK HERE to support The TIF Illumination Project Tweet
  • CivicLab Closes June 30

    by - Jun 28, 2015
    After two years of hosting organizations and efforts aimed at making Chicago a better and more just city the CivicLab must close its doors on June 30, 2015.We invite you comment...
  • Help Us Produce “The TIF Hall of Shame”

    by - Mar 10, 2015
    OK – 80 donors contributed to our first crowdfunding campaign and we produced and uploaded the first of five TIF training videos, “TIF 101“! Now help us produce the second video,...
  • 17th Ward Illuminated

    by - Feb 12, 2015
    It was TIF town meeting #32 on Wednesday night, February 11, 2015 at the Way of Truth M.B. Church on 6458 S. California Avenue as we lit up the six TIFs...
  • 25th Ward Illuminated

    by - Jan 31, 2015
    We lit up the 11 TIFs of the 25th Ward at the Rudy Lozano Library on January 29, 2015 for the Pilsen Alliance. It was yet another spirited night of civic...
  • “TIF 101” Video Now Available!

    by - Jan 9, 2015
    We are super proud of producing our first online TIF training video, “TIF 101”! You can watch the 20 minute video right here: Thanks to the 80 people who contributed to...