Hundreds Protest Budget Cuts Outside Thompson Center

July 02, 2015

 

CBS 2's Jim Williams and WBBM 780’s Bernie Tafoya spoke with Dawana Williamson, Senior Vice President, Youth Development, YMCA of Metro Chicago, and the Preston family about the impact of the budget cuts on children and families. "

On July 1, more than 500 people gathered outside the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago to rally against budget cuts proposed by Governor Bruce Rauner. CBS 2's Jim Williams and WBBM 780’s Bernie Tafoya spoke with DaWana Williamson, Senior Vice President, Youth Development, YMCA of Metro Chicago, and Willie and Brittany Preston about the government shutdown's impact on children and families.

Watch or listen to the segments online on CBS Chicago.