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Civic Engagement: How to Get Involved in Your Community and Make an Impact

  • Franczek Radelet 300 South Wacker Drive Chicago, IL, 60606 United States (map)

SABA-Chicago and Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights proudly present:

Civic Engagement:  How to get involved in your community and make an impact

When:  Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 12 pm - 1:30 pm
Where: Franczek Radelet, 300 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606
Why:    Get civically engaged, FREE CLE*, and FREE Lunch

RSVP REQUIRED. PLEASE RSVP BELOW.

The Civic Engagement panel discussion being held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 will encompass a discussion on a variety of topics aimed at encouraging civic engagement.  

The discussion topics will include (amongst others): 

  1. the voting rights landscape in Illinois and how to get involved in improving voter access (highlighting reforms like automatic voter registration that have bipartisan support in Illinois),
  2. avenues for being civically engaged when it feels like our single vote will not make a meaningful difference, and
  3. how members of the legal profession can make a meaningful impact in their communities alongside working their full-time job.

PANEL:

- Ami Gandhi, Director of Voting Rights & Civic Empowerment at Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

- Sheetal Parikh, Director of Compliance at PLS Financial Services

- Tara Raghuveer, Deputy Director at National Partnership for New Americans

- Moderated by Harish Patel, Chicago Deputy Director at New America

Please note:  The organizations hosting the Civic Engagement Panel Discussion are non-partisan and do not support specific candidates or parties.

*CLE accreditation approval is in process.  

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