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Upcoming Events
The Rule of Law in the Age of Trump
The Rule of Law in the Age of Trump
Colleen Connell, Executive Director, ACLU Illinois
Wednesday, Aug 22
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Consent Decree: Yes or No?
Consent Decree: Yes or No?
moderated by Victor Dickson, John Escalante, Kevin Graham, Walter Katz, Lori Lightfoot
Thursday, Sep 6
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Past Events
Betsy Ziegler
Betsy Ziegler
CEO, 1871
Thursday, Aug 9
Brian Bannon
Brian Bannon
Chicago Public Library, Commissioner & CEO
Tuesday, Jul 31
Betrayed: How the Tribune broke the sexual abuse scandal at CPS
Betrayed: How the Tribune broke the sexual abuse scandal at CPS
moderated by George Papajohn, Gary Marx, David Jackson, Jennifer Smith Richards, Juan Perez, Jr.
Tuesday, Jul 24
Spotlight on Transparency
Spotlight on Transparency
City of Chicago Inspector General Joseph Ferguson, Chicago Board of Education Inspector General Nicholas Schuler, Cook County Inspector General Patrick Blanchard
Wednesday, Jul 18
Janice Jackson
Janice Jackson
CEO, Chicago Public Schools
Monday, Jul 16