Mayor Rahm Emanuel named outgoing Ald. Deborah Graham this week to his transition team.

Graham, who lost her 29th Ward seat in the April 7th runoff to Chicago Police Sgt. Chris Taliaferro, was one of about a dozen people named.

The group’s been asked to engage residents on a series of key issues and build on the agenda the mayor outlined during his campaign.

The transition committee’s “public process will include multiple venues for public engagement, and some opportunities for direct participation by the mayor and his City Hall leadership team,” according to a press release issued earlier this week.

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