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Mayor Lori LightfootEconomic justice was central to Dr. King's message. Knowing COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted communities of color, we are following King's example by providing these communities with needed resources to be healthy and financially empowered. #MLK
Mayor Lori LightfootDr. King’s teachings, more than ever, are what we need to begin the long journey toward healing from the darkness of COVID and racial injustice. On #MLKDay, let us recommit to the relentless pursuit of equality and justice for all. 36
Mayor Lori LightfootI’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: listen to the experts. The vaccine is safe, effective and will save Black and Brown lives. #ProtectChicago
Mayor Lori LightfootWe're reinvesting tax dollars directly into the areas those dollars came from through our Small Business Improvement Fund. We opened a round of program funding to help businesses in North Lawndale, East Garfield Park and Austin. 9
Mayor Lori LightfootAs we roll out the COVID-19 vaccine, we're working to ensure that South and West Side residents have easy access to the vaccine when it's widely available. 23
Mayor Lori LightfootRT @gadshillcenter: Yesterday we had the pleasure of welcoming Mayor Lori Lightfoot (@chicagosmayor ) to our Brighton Park Early Learning C… 7
Mayor Lori Lightfoot"We’re still in the darkness. We’re a ways from the light. But we need it to show us the way — and the way will always be remembering and honoring and taking care of one another. It has to be." 27
Mayor Lori Lightfoot.@StreetsandSan has over 200 plows and salt spreaders working to clear snow across the city right now. See their real-time locations ⤵ 8
Mayor Lori LightfootRT @CSTbreaking: Light snow moves through Chicago as city deploys 200 plows 4
Mayor Lori LightfootI know many residents—particularly those 65 and older—are anxiously awaiting their turn to be vaccinated. I can assure you, your time is coming. #ProtectChicago
Mayor Lori LightfootOur Utility Billing Relief program just reached a HUGE milestone—over 8,500 Chicago families struggling to pay their water bills had an average of $1,044 in outstanding utility debt set aside for potential forgiveness. 17
Mayor Lori LightfootRT @WHBrown_STEM: We had a great first week with our cluster students AND engaged in authentic learning experiences! #inpersonlearning @CPS 7
Mayor Lori LightfootRT @ChiPubSchools: Parent implores Chicago Board of Education to support parent choice. “Parents of of 77,000 students responded “Yes” to i… 18
Mayor Lori LightfootRT @janicejackson: Thanks @chalkbeatCHI for this balanced take. Reopening is complicated but necessary. Our school based staff is working h… 8
Mayor Lori LightfootRT @ChiPubSchools: We’re here to answer your questions about our return to school buildings: ❓General questions? Call the Healthy CPS Hot… 5
Mayor Lori LightfootThese last few months have been some of the most challenging in our city's history, but if you want to know how we've managed through this pandemic, look no further than public servants like these. 24
Mayor Lori LightfootHAPPENING NOW: Join us virtually to reflect on how we can heal as a city and honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 7
Mayor Lori LightfootThe stimulus package unveiled yesterday by the Biden-Harris Transition means more money in the pockets of Americans, financial support for cities like Chicago, more aid for the unemployed, and increased funding for our vaccination efforts. Let's get this done! 39
Mayor Lori LightfootDon’t forget to join us tomorrow at 10 AM! 9
Mayor Lori LightfootRep. Mary Flowers has devoted her career to improving the lives of children and families. Rep. Flowers, congratulations on becoming the longest-serving Black legislator in Illinois. Our state is a better place because of your dedication to public service. 22