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The Chicago Loop Alliance is expanding its Loop Ambassadors program throughout the Central Loop

Chicago Loop Alliance Expands Ambassador Program 

Chicago Loop Alliance said Wednesday it would expand the Chicago Loop Alliance Ambassador Program, which will patrol the central Loop from Dearborn to Canal and Ida B. Wells to Wacker on weekday evenings through September. The Ambassador program is contracted by Chicago Loop Alliance through Streetplus, a national business improvement district service. 

“Much like our longstanding Chicago Loop Alliance Ambassadors who have served the most iconic stretch of State Street for years, the new Ambassador team will provide a safe, clean and friendly space to those living, working and enjoying the Loop a little further west,” said Michael Edwards, the Loop Alliance’s president and CEO.  

Inspired by the Alliance’s existing Ambassador program, the city of Chicago is also launching Corridor Ambassador programs in other Chicago neighborhoods, including Back of the Yards, Greater Chatham, the Magnificent Mile, Auburn Gresham and Uptown, to serve as violence prevention and social service providers. 


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