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Mayor Lori LightfootA longtime champion of Black art & advocate for marginalized artists, Denise Gardner is a great choice to lead the @artinstitutechi. This historic step opens doors for Black children everywhere. Congrats, Denise. I look forward to working with you. 12
Mayor Lori LightfootThroughout this pandemic, countless individuals and organizations have worked tirelessly to support their neighbors in the hardest of circumstances. Amy and I are excited to announce the #MayorsMedalOfHonor to recognize their contributions to our city. 6
Mayor Lori LightfootHAPPENING NOW 3
Mayor Lori LightfootASK DR. ARWADY: Have questions about #coronavirus? Dr. Arwady from the Chicago Department of Public Health is answering your questions live right now. #AskDrArwady #ProtectChicago 2
Mayor Lori LightfootVaccine safety is our top priority. Per the recommendation of @CDCgov & @US_FDA, we have paused administering the J&J vaccine while federal health officials complete a review. We are working closely with federal & local partners to determine the impact on our vaccine operations. 5
Mayor Lori LightfootRT @ChicagoOEMC: NotifyChicago: The N. Wabash Ave. bridge (300-400 N. Wabash) will be closed today for bridge testing from 9:30 am - 2:30 p… 11
Mayor Lori Lightfoot#RamadanMubarak to everyone observing across Chicago and around the world. Amy and I wish you a blessed and safe holy month. 44
Mayor Lori LightfootAs part of Seniors Week, we administered over 5,000 doses to residents 65+ under #ProtectChicago. Prioritizing our most vulnerable residents is what leading with equity is all about. These communities were grateful to have vaccine in their neighborhoods. 10
Mayor Lori LightfootWe’re welcoming a 730-foot-tall addition to our beautiful skyline. Starting next spring, the BMO Tower will house thousands of jobs near Union Station.
Mayor Lori LightfootRT @TheChiFirstLady: Happy #NationalPetDay — from Hank and our family to yours! 🐶 🐾 7
Mayor Lori LightfootRT @chicago: In the next decade, @United Airlines’ Aviate program will train 5,000 pilots—50% of whom will be women or people of color. Thi… 7
Mayor Lori LightfootSupport of community leaders in getting the city vaccinated is vital. Today, in partnership with @Walgreens, we began working with faith leaders to vaccinate more than 10,000 residents from over 70 different houses of worship in the city. #ProtectChicago 17
Mayor Lori LightfootHAPPENING NOW: Mayor Lightfoot joins Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Rosalind Brewer and other City leaders to kick off the City’s COVID-19 vaccine faith initiative. #ProtectChicago 9
Mayor Lori LightfootWe’ve now administered over 1.5M COVID-19 vaccine doses in Chicago. An equity-focused rollout WORKS. The data proves it week after week. 54
Mayor Lori LightfootThe #AmericanJobsPlan would be transformative for our public transit, airports, roads and more. Thank you, @SenatorDurbin, for your close partnership with the City on this legislation so we can #BuildBackBetter from this pandemic. 10
Mayor Lori LightfootOur new $30M firehouse in West Pullman, the largest ever built in the city, is a step towards righting historic disinvestment on the Far South Side.
Mayor Lori LightfootVaccinations are available to homebound Chicagoans. To qualify, you must: 🚑 Be 65+ (or 18+ with disabilities) who requires in-home assistance 🚑 Or, 18+ and needs adaptive equipment or accessible transportation To sign up, visit → #ProtectChicago 31
Mayor Lori LightfootRT @whitesox: Back at home. 🏡 129
Mayor Lori LightfootChicagoans and Americans across the country agree: we need immediate action to reduce gun violence. @POTUS’s actions today will save lives by increasing funding for proven community-based violence interventions, calling on the ATF to regulate untraceable firearms and more. 28
Mayor Lori LightfootRT @ChicagoDPD: The deadline to apply for the first round of 2021 grants for the Neighborhood Opportunity Fund is now extended through next… 23