The purpose of the Mayor Harold Washington Legacy Committee founded in 2013, as an educational entity, is to preserve the integrity and authenticity of Harold Washington’s message and highlight how it is being leveraged today. ┬áThe 2014 “Mayor Harold Washington: A Legacy Celebrated”, will highlight a series of events and activities that are sustainable beyond a one month celebration, with activities that will immortalize the global impact of the social, political and economic legacy of the Washington administration.