The state of Illinois’ democracy will be the topic of an event at 7 p.m. Monday, April 16, in Schroeder Hall, room 138 at Illinois State University.
The evening will begin with Abe Scarr of the Illinois Public Interest Group making a short presentation on recent bi-partisan success in passing automatic voter legislation. Richard Greenfield from Illinois State University’s Governmental Relations office will facilitate a panel discussion of local elected officials, including Representative Dan Brady, Normal Township Board of Trustee Arlene Hosea, and Normal Town Council members Chemberly Cummings and Kathleen Lorenz. The panel will also take questions from the audience.
This event is free and open to the public, and is sponsored by the University’s American Democracy Project and the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning, and Illinois Public Interest Group.
For additional information, contact Harriett Steinbach at (309) 438-1100.