Chicago Region Civic Forum (Proposed) Charter


The purpose of the Chicago Region Civic Forum (Proposed) is to promote and to facilitate effective discussions of the public policy issues within the City of Chicago and to support the establishment of additional neighborhood and community forums within the region.


The goals of Chicago Region Civic Forum (Proposed) are:

  • Increase civic engagement throughout the Chicago region
  • Support Establishment of Neighborhood and Community Level forums in Chicago Region
  • Support Open Government, Civic Accountability and Civic Learning Efforts
  • Provide an open forum for all Chicago neighborhood residents to discuss key issues and share information
  • Enhance elected leaders' ability to interact with residents in order to facilitate delivery of services
  • Enable access to unique online and offline resources to assist residents and legislators in collaborating towards building stronger Chicago neighborhoods

Typical Topics

Topics that you might find here to discuss include:

  • Formation or Progress Towards Establishment of New Forums for Chicago Region Neighborhoods and Communities

Participation Rules

By taking part in this forum, you accept the full rules of the forum.

Forum Manager

The Forum Manager in Chicago Region Civic Forum (Proposed) is Gordon D Dymowski.

The volunteer Forum Manager is responsible for the general health and well-being of the forum. The Forum Manager shall:

  • enforce forum rules
  • respond to participant questions
  • listen to complaints or concerns
  • encourage active participation
  • maintain respectful tone of discussion

If you have any questions or concerns about the Chicago Region Civic Forum (Proposed), please contact us at:

Membership and Roles

Membership of Chicago Region Civic Forum (Proposed) is open to Chicago is a matter of Identity - something we define and redefine daily together and for ourselves. If you live or work in or near Chicago, you have a say and your voice is welcome here..

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You are not a member of Chicago Region Civic Forum (Proposed). However, you can join Chicago Region Civic Forum (Proposed).