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6:00pm Tuesday, January 22, 2019

#333 Racial Disparities in Illinois Traffic Stops

Since 2004, the Illinois Traffic and Pedestrian Stop Statistical Study Act has required Illinois law enforcement to document and report traffic stops to the Illinois Department of Transportation. Mollie Pettit, Chris Kucharczyk and Rachel Murphy (ACLU) will discuss the history of the law that requires the traffic stops data collection and present on, a website created to showcase the results of the analysis in a visual and explorable way.

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Racial Disparities in Illinois Traffic Stops

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Chi Hack Night is incorporating as a non-profit!

Chi Hack Night is incorporating as a non-profit!

Nov 9, 2018 by Derek Eder

In December 2018, Chi Hack Night will incorporate as an independent, membership-driven 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We will invite attendees to become voting members and elect who will serve on our Board of Directors. And on December 11th, we will hold a town hall feedback session about these changes at Chi Hack Night.

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