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Our Chicago: Town hall explores how Latina, Latino have shaped chambers of commerce across area – WLS-TV

CHICAGO (WLS) — ABC 7, Chicago’s No. 1 station for news, will present a virtual town hall looking at Latina and Latino leaders and how they have shaped chambers of commerce throughout Chicago and suburbs. ABC 7 Vice President of Community Engagement Diana Palomar will moderate this hourlong event celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. “OUR CHICAGO: VOICES OF THE COMMUNITY” is available on abc7chicago.com, Thursday, Oct. 7, at 2:00 p.m.

In this week’s installment of “Our Chicago: Voices of the Community,” the conversation begins with the heads of five chambers detailing their work in helping entrepreneurs and business owners elevate their businesses and what they are doing to support local economies. The town hall will also illuminate how this Latino leadership is fostering membership diversity in local chambers. In addition, as members of the Illinois Latino Small Business Partnership, they are also helping small businesses recover from pandemic challenges and devise plans to grow and flourish.

Guest panelists include the following:

Jaime di Paulo, Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Ivette Trevino, Little Village Chamber of Commerce

Nilda Esparza, Logan Square Chamber of Commerce

-Karina Garcia-Alanis, Aurora Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

-Alex Páramo, Joliet LEDA (Latino Economic Development Association)

-Pedro Guerra, Illinois Latino Small Business Partnership

The virtual town hall was also exclusively streamed live on ABC 7’s Facebook Live, YouTube, ABC 7’s app, and ABC 7’s connected TV apps on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV and Roku.

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PREVIOUS TOWN HALLS:

Our Chicago: Town hall explores how Latino tech leaders are creating career pathways

Our Chicago: Town hall examines expiring Illinois eviction moratorium’s impact on Latinos

Our Chicago: Town Hall highlights movement to recognize Black leaders in Chicago monuments

Our Chicago: ABC7’s Will Jones leads town hall on reparations, Evanston’s historic plan

Our Chicago: ABC7’s Jason Knowles leads Pride Month discussion with LGBTQ+ youth

Our Chicago: Town hall celebrates Pride Month

Our Chicago: Town hall explores Chicago’s diverse Asian communities

Our Chicago: Town hall focuses on mental health support for Black men

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Our Chicago: Town hall addresses hate crimes against AAPI community

Our Chicago: Town hall celebrates Earth Month and efforts by Chicago’s local community organizations

Our Chicago: Town hall on keeping Latino youth safe, demands for investment in wake of Adam Toledo shooting

Our Chicago: Town hall on impact of climate change and weather on our environment

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Our Chicago: Town hall celebrates women entrepreneurs, hosted by Tanja Babich

Our Chicago: Town hall examines city’s women in leadership roles amid Women’s History Month

Our Chicago: Impact of pandemic recession on working women

Our Chicago: A Conversation About ‘Black, Latino Houses Matter’ Program

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About ABC7/WLS-TV Chicago

ABC7/WLS-TV Chicago is the No. 1 local news source and most-watched television station in Chicago. With top-rated daily newscasts spanning decades and the largest social media presence in the market with more than 2.3 million Facebook followers, ABC7 Eyewitness News provides breaking news, investigative reporting, weather, politics, traffic and sports in the multiplatform space to Chicago, the suburbs and northwest Indiana. Named Best News Operation by the Associated Press for four consecutive years, the station produces 41 hours of local news weekly and Chicago’s only local weekday entertainment talk show, “Windy City LIVE,” as well as its highest-rated New Year’s Eve special. ABC7’s award-winning programs such as “Heart and Soul,” “The Ñ Beat” and “Asian Influences” showcase the city’s diversity, while being the only Chicago station producing and broadcasting parades representing Chicago’s rich cultural history. In addition to producing town halls focused on current social issues, the station has a long and proud tradition of broadcasting political candidate debates keeping Chicago’s electorate informed. ABC7’s outreach efforts include annual partnerships with the Red Cross for life-saving blood drives and, most recently, spearheading an effort to raise more than $1.5 million for area food pantries.

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