Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Dialogues in Democracy

Sundays at 1

Dialogues in Democracy

Lake County Forest Preserve District’s
Adlai E. Stevenson II Historic Home
25200 N St. Mary’s Rd.
Libertyville, IL

Tickets: $15 each or $35 for the series
To Reserve:

Phone: 847-816-7433

Outstanding speakers followed by an opportunity for conversation over coffee in the surroundings that inspired "The Man from Libertyville"

Sun., Jan. 16, 1 pm
– The Supreme Court and the Future of U.S. Democracy

Geoffrey Stone,
University of Chicago Law School professor and an editor of the Supreme Court Review will speak on the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision.

      Stone is author of
      • Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime from the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism
      • Top Secret: When Our Government Keeps Us in the Dark
      • War and Liberty: An American Dilemma.

Sun., Feb. 13, 1 pm
– State of the State in a Time of Crisis, a panel discussion

  • Kathy Ryg,
    President of Voices for Illinois Children
  • John Bouman,
    President of the Shriver Center on Poverty Law
  • Kristi Long,
    Present and CEO of the United Way of Lake County

These leaders of not-for-profit organization will discussion public policy partnerships and how to engage, promote, and evaluate policy decision making for the survival of all our Illinois’ citizens during difficult economic times.

Sun., March 13, 1 pm
– Cultural & Environmental Preservation in China

Gerald Adelmann,
President and CEO of Openlands and participant in a joint American/Chinese inventory of the rich diversity of China's rural Yunnan province, will discuss and show photos of cultural and environmental preservation in one of the world’s most ecologically and ethnically diverse regions of the world. Openlands protects the natural and open spaces of northeastern Illinois.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for posting the information about the Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy. I plan on attending this first discussion, but it breaks my heart. I'm hoping my sacrifice will improve the Bears' karma.

Edward C. Erwin