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Developing Our Youth hosts municipal civility conference at South Suburban College

Fostering dialogue and collaboration between local leaders

SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (April 13, 2024) – Developing Our Youth Organization has announced the Municipal Civility Conference, scheduled to take place at South Suburban College on Friday, April 19, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Centered around the theme of fostering civility among today’s youth and local municipalities, the conference offers enriching panel discussions and interactive workshops.

Noteworthy speakers set to participate include Commissioner Monica Gordon, Pastor Anthony Williams, Rod Chaney, Executive Director of Developing Our Youth Organization, Jack Solomon, Lead Program Director at Developing Our Youth Organization, Maceo Rainey, Vice-President of United Way, Christopher Crater of the Obama Foundation; and Dr. Eric Kellogg, Educational Consultant for Developing Our Youth Organization. Invited guests include former Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White; U.S. Congressman Danny K. Davis; Illinois State Representative LaShawn K. Ford; Illinois State Representative Napoleon B. Harris, III; Illinois State Representative Debbie Meyers Martin; Al Kendal of the Cook County Government; Apostle Dr. William McCoy; political consultant Wallace Gator Bradley; and many more esteemed individuals.

“The conference aims to involve stakeholders committed to promoting civility, including local municipal partners and political representatives. Through collaborative dialogue, participants will discuss strategies for promoting civility across various sectors of society and explore avenues for fostering positive societal changes,” stated Jack Solomon of Developing our Youth Organization. Solomon expressed enthusiasm about initiating conversations around civility, not only with youth but also with other key stakeholders in the Chicagoland area.

Solomon added, “The goal is to encourage positive engagement among youth and unity among political officials and local citizens. The conference is ready to commence, and the public is invited to participate in these educational workshops.”

The organization extends invitations to local elected officials from the Chicagoland area and community members to attend the Civility Conference. Those interested in attending the event can register directly on the organization’s event page:

To learn more about the Civility Conference event on April 19, please contact Jack Solomon, Lead Program Director, by calling 773-269-0691 or visit the organization’s page at

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South Suburban College offers a wide selection of career education and college transfer credit programs. Based in South Holland, Illinois, with a satellite campus in Oak Forest, SSC offers non-credit customized training, short-term instruction for business, and dozens of special interest classes.