Office of the Mayor

Universal Pre-K Chicago

Universal Pre-K for Chicago

Early education is a necessity for every child. Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveiled plans to implement universal, full-day pre-kindergarten for 4-year-olds, rolling out over the next four years and prioritizing communities most in need.

By 2021, pre-kindergarten will be universal for all 4-year-olds in Chicago. Learn more.

2019 Budget Address

2019 Budget Address

Today Mayor Emanuel will present his final city budget, which will continue his eight-year push to invest in Chicago's youth. 

The Mayor's budget proposal will include no new tax increases, and investments in youth and in violence prevention are made possible through $71.6 million in savings and reforms.

Watch the budget address live at 10:00 am.

Connect with Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Request a Letter from the Mayor 
Request a letter, proclamation or official greeting from Mayor Emanuel.

Send an Invitation to the Mayor
Invite Mayor Emanuel to an event.

Contact the Mayor
Email a message to the Mayor.

Visit Chicago Digital Hub
Find out more about the City of Chicago on digital platforms.

Chicago Stories Podcast

Subscribe to "Chicago Stories" on Apple Podcasts
Every week, Mayor Emanuel invites local Chicagoans and guests to join him at City Hall to share his or her Chicago story.

Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher and Soundcloud. Tweet using #ChiStories to suggest guest ideas and share your feedback.

Chicago Stories Podcast on iTunes

 Office of the Mayor

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    Chicago, IL 60602   
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