Designing Equitable Grant Programs: Lessons from the Chicago Recovery Plan
Munira Mithaiwala (BAUSP 2018, MUP 2020), Chicago Department of Planning & Development
This session will be streaming in TBH 227 and will not be available online.
During this session, we will discuss the Chicago Recovery Plan and the various considerations we have made to incorporate equity into our process. From staff hiring to project selection and management, we continue to center equity in our work, incorporating crucial lessons learned regarding implementation.
Munira is an urban planner and data enthusiast who is the Program Manager for the DPD Chicago Recovery Plan team. Her deep passion lies in promoting equity through data transparency and inclusive policy, she aims to foster equitable outcomes and drive meaningful change. Leveraging her expertise in spatial analysis and economic development, she strives to make a significant contribution to the city’s growth.
Presented with support from the Louis Wetmore Fund and the Leonard Heumann Fund.