A Conversation with former Philadelphia Mayor, Michael A. Nutter

Thu., November 01, 2018 | 12:30 PM — 1:30 PM

Ida Noyes Hall
3rd Floor Theatre
1212 E. 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

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Big Cities, Big Issues, and the Politics of the Everyday

Join Michael A. Nutter, former Mayor of Philadelphia and author of Mayor: The Best Job in Politics, for a discussion exploring city mayors, who, Nutter writes, "could never get away with the kind of nonsense that goes on in Washington" because they have to actually get things done: "You either picked up the trash or you didn't. You either moved an abandoned car or you didn't."


Mayor is a behind-the-scenes look at effective public policy in one of the largest cities in America. Learn about the triumphs and challenges, from the mundane to the unexpected, from drinkable water to sports, hurricanes, inequality, and crime.


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Boxed lunches will be provided for all registered attendees.


Meet Michael A. Nutter
Author of Mayor: The Best Job in Politics

Michael A. Nutter was elected the 98th Mayor of his hometown in November 2007 and took office in January 2008.  While in office, Mayor Nutter focused on preventing crime, improving educational attainment rates, making Philadelphia the greenest city in America, and attracting new businesses and residents to the city. During his tenure, Philadelphia city government received more than 150 awards for innovative programs, good government practices, and excellence.

Since leaving public service on January 4, 2016, Mayor Nutter has remained active in public policy, government, and civic life. He is currently serving as a Senior Fellow and Advisor to the Dean at Harris. Mayor Nutter maintains active involvement in critical areas of education, media, public policy, political campaigns, the corporate community, and academic institutions across the country. Mayor Nutter is a lifelong Philadelphian, born and raised in West Philadelphia and educated at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


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