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Amara Enyia Calls for Bold Environmental Justice Reform and Green Economic Development

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2019 CONTACT: Sean Anderson 312-905-3563 Sean.Anderson@amaraenyia.com AMARA ENYIA CALLS FOR BOLD ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE REFORM AND GREEN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  Candidate Addresses Racial Disparity in Environmental Pollution and Sustainability Investment  CHICAGO – Today,Amara Enyia released a comprehensive platform on environmental justice and sustainability. Joined by community leaders and advocates, Enyia targeted weak …

Amara Enyia Calls for Chicago to Challenge Trump’s National Emergency Declaration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2019 CONTACT: Sean Anderson 312-905-3563 Sean.Anderson@amaraenyia.com   AMARA ENYIA RELEASES STATEMENT ON DONALD TRUMP’S NATIONAL EMERGENCY DECLARATION   Chicago (February 15, 2019)  – Today’s “national emergency” declaration is just another example of the Trump administration going out of its way to spread fear and hate. While the White House is continuing their racist policies …

Amara Enyia Releases Statement on Attorney General Raoul’s Petition for New Van Dyke Sentence

Chicago (February 11, 2019)  – Today’s courageous actions by Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Special Prosecutor Joseph McMahon are a breath of fresh air to our state’s judicial system. I applaud AG Raoul and Special Prosecutor McMahon for having the fortitude and moral compass to do the right thing by asking the Illinois Supreme Court to …

Dorothy Brown endorses Amara Enyia for Mayor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2018 CONTACT: Sean Anderson 312.905.3563 Sean.Anderson@amaraenyia.com DOROTHY BROWN ENDORSES AMARA ENYIA FOR MAYOR With a Strong Following within the African-American Community, Dorothy Brown Backs Amara Enyia for Mayor CHICAGO – Today, Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown endorsed Amara Enyia for Mayor. With a strong constituency among African-American voters, Brown’s …

Amara Enyia Releases Statement on FBI Investigation into Ald. Solis in Ed Burke Case

Chicago (January 29, 2019)  – Today’s revelations continue to put Chicago’s culture of corruption on full display during this election. This is just the tip of an iceberg that could entangle more public officials who’ve been part of the political machine for years. People are struggling to make ends meet, keep their kids in good schools and …

Mayoral Candidate Amara Enyia Releases Statement on Toni Preckwinkle’s Ad about Laquan McDonald

Chicago (January 10, 2019) – Our campaign has always sought to amplify young organizers and activists who have been leading movements for change from the start. While Chicago saw some justice for Laquan, the point isn’t for public officials to take credit for self-serving campaign purposes. Instead, the point is to address systemic issues of racism …

Mayoral candidate Amara Enyia issues statement on indictment of Ald. Ed Burke

Chicago (January 3, 2019) — “Today’s news of Ald. Ed Burke’s indictment is a devastating reminder of Chicago’s long history of corruption within city government. Any political leader who will willingly extort his community for personal gain is not only a predator but a major fissure to democracy and an inhibitor of justice. City government …

Amara Enyia releases 2 Years of Tax Returns with plan for Economic Justice

CHICAGO – Today, Amara Enyia released her 2016 and 2017 tax returns in conjunction with an economic justice platform to address predatory policies that impose significant economic barriers on low-income communities, demonstrating her commitment to building an equitable Chicago as she campaigns to become the next Mayor of Chicago. View Amara’s Economic Justice plan here. …

Camonghne Felix joins the Amara Campaign as Communications Director

CHICAGO – 12/13/18 Amara is pleased to welcome Camonghne Felix to the campaign as our new Communications Director. Prior to joining the campaign, Camonghne was the Senior Communications Manager for the Ms. Foundation, the world’s oldest feminist foundation. She has also worked as a Strategist at BerlinRosen Public Affairs where she designed and led full communications and branding strategies for progressive clients …

Celebrated Chicago Political Journalist Charles Thomas Joins Amara Enyia Campaign as Senior Advisor

CHICAGO (December 11, 2018) – Renowned Chicago broadcast journalist, Charles Thomas, whose stellar career has spanned four decades, is joining Amara Enyia’s mayoral campaign as a senior advisor. He started his career as a Midwest Correspondent for ABC News and then spent more than 25 years at ABC Eyewitness News in Chicago. In a new …