On January 12, 2022 Pedro Martinez , CEO of Chicago Public Schools and Maurice Swinney, Interim Chief Education Officer of Chicago Public Schools, joined Chicago Beyond for a conversation about their vision for a more equitable school system. 

They spoke about Martinez’s background and how it led him to become the CEO of CPS, his vision for the future of the district, including his approach to supporting healing within CPS for both students and staff, and much more. Finally, the conversation concluded with Chicago Beyond’s Liz Dozier moderating questions from the audience and attendees.