Tuesday, March 28, 2017
 

Commemoration of Springfield Aldermanic Government

2.54 miles
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
January 12, 2017

1440 Monument Ave.
Springfield, IL 62702
391-6323

TIME: 6pm-8pm

PRICE: Free, public invited.

PHONE: 217-391-6323

Categories:

Info

The original plaintiffs gather to discuss the history-making change in city governance. Thirty years ago the court determined that Springfield's government was not representative of its citizens, and the current aldermanic system was instituted.  Hear how this process unfolded from panelists Frank McNeil, William Washington, Rudolph Davenport, Howard Veal, Archie Lawrence, Larry Golden and Don Craven, moderated by Former Alderwoman Gail Simpson. The question will be posed, "Has the change in Springfield's form of government improved the overall condition of the citizens it was intended to represent ?"

 
 

Local Reviews

comments powered by Disqus

Also in History

History

April 1, 2017, 10am-4pm

15588 History Lane
Petersburg IL 62675
632-4000

Website
0 mi
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
History

April 4, 2017, 7:30pm

One University Plaza
Springfield IL 62703
206-6073

Website
0 mi
5.00 out of 5
1 vote
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
History

April 21, 2017, 3pm

One University Plaza
Springfield IL 62703
206-6073
0 mi
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
History

April 22, 2017, 7:30pm

700 N. Fourth St.
Springfield IL 62702
523-2631

Website
0 mi
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
More Events

Other Events at Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum

Holiday Happenings

April 8, 2017, 3pm-6pm
217-391-6323

1440 Monument Ave.
Springfield IL 62702
391-6323

Website
0 mi
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
More Events