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Press kit, May 26, 2022

Updated: May 25



This press conference will be held at the Experimental Station, 6100 South Blackstone Avenue, Chicago. The event will start promptly at 4:00pm, run one hour and will be recorded.


Here is the list of speakers:


Jack Spicer, president and co-founder of Promontory Point Conservancy

Spicer will read U.S. Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s, IL 2nd District, press release about a preferred preservation study and a statement about preservation at Promontory Point, and PPC’s response and own press release

Chief of Staff, Alexandra Desrosiers and Outreach Coordinator, Maya Rodriguez read State Senator Robert Peters’ statement, 13th District


State Representative Curtis Tarver III, 25th District

Cook County Commissioner Bill Lowry, 13th District

Alderman Leslie Hairston, 5th Ward

Woodlawn resident reads statement from Alderwoman Jeanette Taylor, 20th Ward

Mila Marshall, Clear Water Advocate, Sierra Club

Charles Shabica, marine engineer and contributor to 2004 Kalven Mediation Report

Bronwyn Nichols Lodato, park equity advocate

Ward Miller, executive director, Preservation Chicago

Jessica Stockholder, professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Visual Arts, University of Chicago

Jamie Kalven, journalist, Invisible Institute and author of 2004 Kalven Mediation Report

Ruth Knack, journalist, board Hyde Park Historical Society and long time Point lover

Jennefer Rossi, Swimmers for the Point

Flora and Kestrel Green, Kids for the Point, last but not least!!!

Elee, Bourbon & Bonfire community group

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