#252 Alderman Ameya Pawar
This week, we’re excited to have 47th Ward Alderman Ameya Pawar join us! As an Alderman, Pawar will share his experience as a local politician, particularly with regards to education, community development and the role of technology in government. As a gubernatorial candidate, he’ll share his perspective on the current challenges faced by the state.
Alderman Ameya Pawar is the son of Indian immigrants and the first Asian American to be elected onto the Chicago City Council. Since taking office in 2011 and being reelected with 82% of the vote in 2015, Ameya has secured millions of dollars for schools in his community. Ameya’s work on neighborhood schools—helping families stay in one neighborhood from kindergarten through 12th grade—is seen by many as a model for the city.
ASL This event will have an American Sign Language interpreter.
Food Food and drinks will be provided. We encourage attendees to bring their own water bottles to reduce waste.
Leadership Council #35
We will have our 35th Chi Hack Night Leadership Council at 8pm after the group breakouts get started. This meeting is for discussing new ideas and ways to make the hack night better. Anyone is welcome to join!
If you’d like to bring up a topic, add it to the Leadership Council agenda.
Agenda and meeting notes