Planning Committee

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Living Memorial project is being led by a Planning Committee comprised of an ever-growing and diverse cross-section of civic leaders, organizers, philanthropists, businesses and others from across the Chicagoland area.
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<p><center>ALIA J. BILAL</center>

ALIA J. BILAL

Director of Community Relations
Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN)
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<p><center>ALICE HUNT</center>

ALICE HUNT

President
Chicago Theological Seminary
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<p><center>ANDREA C. LONDON</center>

ANDREA C. LONDON

Senior Rabbi
Beth Emet
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<p><center>ANDREW FORTMAN</center>

ANDREW FORTMAN

Director of Community and Cultrural Programs
Center on Halsted
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<p><center>ASIAHA BUTLER</center>

ASIAHA BUTLER

Executive Director
Residents Association of Greater Englewood (RAGE)
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<p><center>ASIYAH ALI</center>

ASIYAH ALI

Student
Lindblom Math & Science Academy
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<p><center>AURIE A. PENNICK, J.D.</center>

AURIE A. PENNICK, J.D.

Executive Director
Field Foundation of Illinois
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<p><center>CLYDE K. EL-AMIN</center>

CLYDE K. EL-AMIN

Executive Committee Board Member, Co-Chair
Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN)
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<p><center>CORY MULDOON</center>

CORY MULDOON

Associate Director
Public Allies
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<p><center>CURTISS PAUL DEYOUNG</center>

CURTISS PAUL DEYOUNG

Executive Director
Community Renewal Society
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<p><center>DARLENE OLIVER</center>

DARLENE OLIVER

Executive Director
Public Allies
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<p><center>DEBORAH BENNETT</center>

DEBORAH BENNETT

Senior Program Offiicer
Polk Bros. Foundation
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<p><center>EBOO PATEL</center>

EBOO PATEL

Founder and President
Interfaith Youth Core
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<p><center>JACQUELINE COLLINS</center>

JACQUELINE COLLINS

Illinois State Senator
16th Senate District
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<p><center>JANETTE C. WILSON</center>

JANETTE C. WILSON

Senior Advisor and Pastor
Rainbow Push Coalition
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<p><center>JEFF BARTOW</center>

JEFF BARTOW

Executive Director
Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP)
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<p><center>JENNIFER ARWADE</center>

JENNIFER ARWADE

Executive Director
Communities United
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<p><center>JIM CAPRARO</center>

JIM CAPRARO

Principal
Capraro Consulting
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<p><center>JON POUNDS</center>

JON POUNDS

Executive Director Emeritus
Chicago Public Art Group (CPAG)
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<p><center>JUAN SALGADO</center>

JUAN SALGADO

President and CEO
Instituto del Progreso Latino
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<p><center>JUDY LEVEY</center>

JUDY LEVEY

Executive Director
Jewish Council on Urban Affairs (JCUA)
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<p><center>KAMRAN BAJWA</center>

KAMRAN BAJWA

Partner
Kirkland & Ellis, LLP
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<p><center>KAREEM IRFAN</center>

KAREEM IRFAN

Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel
Cranes Software International
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<p><center>KATIE MARCINIAK</center>

KATIE MARCINIAK

Student
Gage Park High School
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<p><center>KEVIN COVAL</center>

KEVIN COVAL

Author, Poet, Activist
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<p><center>MARKUS HARRIS</center>

MARKUS HARRIS

Youth Leader
Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN)
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<p><center>MICHAEL L. PFLEGER</center>

MICHAEL L. PFLEGER

Senior Pastor
Saint Sabina
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<p><center>MONA NORIEGA</center>

MONA NORIEGA

Commissioner
City of Chicago's Commission on Human Relations
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<p><center>OTIS MOSS III</center>

OTIS MOSS III

Senior Pastor
Trinity Church of Christ
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<p><center>PEGGY DAVIS</center>

PEGGY DAVIS

Chief Officer of Programs and Strategic Integration
The Chicago Community Trust
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<p><center>PERRI IRMER</center>

PERRI IRMER

President and CEO
The DuSable Museum of African American History
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<p><center>PHIL JACKSON</center>

PHIL JACKSON

Pastor
Lawndale Christian/DaHouse
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<p><center>RAMI NASHASHIBI</center>

RAMI NASHASHIBI

Executive Director
Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN)
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<p><center>RON TAYLOR</center>

RON TAYLOR

Executive Director
United Congress of Community and Religious Organizations
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<p><center>SUSANA VASQUEZ</center>

SUSANA VASQUEZ

Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Resource Development
IFF
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<p><center>TABASSUM HALEEM</center>

TABASSUM HALEEM

Executive Director
Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago
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<p><center>TUYET LE</center>

TUYET LE

Executive Director
Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Chicago
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<p><center>VANCE HENRY</center>

VANCE HENRY

Senior Outreach Director
City of Chicago's Office of the Mayor