How can I help?

The Chicago City Council has begun the process of considering renaming Congress Parkway to Ida B. Wells Drive. The League of Women Voters is leading efforts in support of this name change.

You can take action right now!

Call your alderman and ask him or her to support renaming Congress Parkway after Ida B. Wells.

Find your alderman and contact info here. 

In order to ensure it advances out of committee to come to a vote in the City Council, please call or email the following members of the Transportation and Public Ways Committee, who have not publicly expressed support for this campaign:

Anthony Beale—Chair (9)
312-744-6838; ward09 [at]

Jason Ervin (28)
773-533-0900; ward28 [at]

Raymond Lopez (15)
773-306-0837; ward15 [at]

Matthew O'Shea (19)
773-238-8766; ward19 [at]

Susan Garza (10)
773-768-8138; ward10 [at]

Chris Taliaferro (29)
773-237-6460; ward29 [at]

Have more time?
Please call the aldermen who proposed the ordinance and thank them:

Brendan Reilly (42)
312-642-4242; office [at]

Sophia King (4)
773-536-8103; ward04 [at]

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