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NABA Reaffirms Stance On Discrimination

During these tough economic and divisive times. The North Avenue Business Association wants to remind and reaffirm the North Avenue community that it’s 20 year long mission to represent and support the businesses and residents interests in the North Avenue Business District is stronger than ever.
The North Avenue Business Association also strongly denounces any business, organization or individual that discriminates on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.
NABA will continue to work hard to equally help those in both Chicago and Oak Park succeed in their endeavors.
If you know of any cases of discrimination or bias listed above, please contact NABA President Lee Owens by calling 773-610-3800 or at
The North Avenue Business Association is also here to help with any businesses or organizations that have suffered due to the Covid-19 Pandemic or the George Floyd Protests. NABA Mission Statement

Mayor signs Obama Pledge to review police use-of-force policies

Mayor Anan Abu-Taleb has joined his peers from across the nation who have taken the Obama Foundation Pledge to address police violence and systemic racism by evaluating local police use-of-force policies. An internal review of all Oak Park Police operational procedures and policies had been underway since LaDon Reynolds was named chief last year, but the recent death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and widespread protests that followed have added a new sense of urgency to the effort, officials said.
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