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Democratize ComEd 101

January 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm CST

Chicagoans’ need for electricity makes ComEd a lot of money – hundreds of millions of dollars for shareholders, millions more towards lobbying in Chicago and Illinois. Some of those lobbying practices are under scrutiny in the past few months, and have resulted in the three federal investigations of ComEd around corruption and bribery.

But Chicago is not stuck with ComEd. The city’s contract with ComEd is up in 2020. A city council vote can replace ComEd with a democratically-controlled, city electrical utility. But it won’t happen without pressure from us.

If this is surprising to you, if you want to learn more about the power grid, if you want a green new deal for Chicago, join us on January 19th to learn what it means to Democratize ComEd

This location is unfortunately not ADA compliant but does have gender neutral bathrooms.

Details

Date:
January 19
Time:
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/505720773403865/

Venue

In These Times
2040 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Phone:
773-772-0100
Website:
https://www.inthesetimes.com