Upcoming Events

  • The Mayor Harold Washington Legacy Committee [MHWLC] Presents “Mayor Harold Washington: A Legacy Celebrated” Tuesday, April 29, 2014 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. VIP Reception – 6:00 p.m. – Program – 7:00 p.m. Harold Washington Cultural Center 4701 South King Drive                             […]

  • MAYOR HAROLD WASHINGTON LEGACY COMMITTEE PRESENTS COMPUTERS TO AREA COLLEGE STUDENTS IN THE NAME OF THE LATE MAYOR HAROLD WASHINGTON Contact: Don Rashid (312) 972-6700 or Deborah Crable (773) 547-0777 Who: Mayor Harold Washington Legacy Committee What: Computer gift presentation to area college students Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Time: 1:00 p.m. ARRIVE: 12:45 (Prompt […]

  • November 25th

    Who:            Mayor Harold Washington Legacy Committee What:           Mayor Harold Washington Wreath Laying Ceremony When:          Monday, November 25, 2013   11:00 A.M. Where:         Oakwoods Cemetery 1035 E 67th St, Chicago, IL 60637   Service Participants: Carol L. Adams, Ph.D., Executive Officer of the DuSable Museum of African American History […]

  • Economic and Neighborhood Development and Jobs: Lessons Learned for the 21st Century

  • Faith communities across Chicagoland are encouraged to acknowledge Harold Washington during their respective services and gatherings. Reflecting on how the former mayor was an ambassador for peace in reducing violence in our communities. Harold Washington embraced faith communities in mobilizing the masses to become civically engaged. The Reverend Paul Porter, pastor of Christ United Methodist […]

  • April 26th

    Chicago Public School students will culminate a citywide academic competition coordinated by Urban Solutions that showcases student knowledge of former Mayor Harold Washington. The event will be hosted by Robin Robinson, FOX 32 TV News Anchor. DuSable High School is where Harold Washington, respected for his academic prowess and sophisticated debate acumen, cultivated his eloquent […]

  • Young adult professionals and students will focus on educational reform, voter education, health and wellness promotion, and social entrepreneurship issues.

  • Harold Washington became the first African-American Mayor of Chicago, serving from 1983 until his death in 1987.  He continues to be revered and beloved all over the country.  In this special tribute program, we discuss ground breaking moments in his mayoral career; highlights of his many impactful speeches; hear from some of his trusted friends and […]