ILYG Speaker Series

ILYG Speaker Series 2020-12-20T21:45:53-06:00

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YOUTH AND GOVERNMENT IN THE REAL WORLD

Focus on the Judiciary

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 7:30 pm

Join our panelists as they discuss their involvement with judicial and legal careers from different angles of the judiciary.

The Honorable David Overstreet, newly elected member of the Illinois Supreme Court

The Honorable Zina Cruze, Circuit Court Justice, 20th Judicial Circuit

Robin Hulshizer, Latham and Watkins, and Board member REACH Institute and Do the Write Thing

Heather Weiner, Mayor Brown – former Associate General Counsel for Gov. Rauner

Christopher MacDonald, Cook County Public Defender

YOUTH AND GOVERNMENT IN THE REAL WORLD

State of the State — Education

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 7:30 pm

Join our panelists as they discuss their involvement with Education issues on a state-wide level. Our panelists include:

Rep. Kathleen Willis from the 77th District,

Rep. Carol Ammons representing the 103rd District,

Peg Agnos, Executive Director of LEND Dupage, and

Hector Rodriguez Director of Governmental Relations, and Amanda Elliott, Executive Director of Legislative Affairs with the Illinois State Board of Education. 

YOUTH AND GOVERNMENT IN THE REAL WORLD

Why Community Engagement Matters

THURSDAY OCTOBER 15, 8:00 PM

Join our panelists as they discuss their involvement in local, county and state governments and the impact that can be made in your communities. Our panelists include John Gulley, Franklin County Board Member, advisor from Sesser Valier and Program Board member, Theresa Flynn, trustee from the Village of Crestwood, Mark Lobes, alderman from the City of Lockport and advisor from Andrew, and Tom Rooney, former Youth Governor, mayor of Rolling Meadows and former State Senator from the 27th District. Opportunities for questions and answers will be available as well!

LISTEN. LEARN. LEAD. LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES IN ILYG

MONDAY OCTOBER 5, 8:00 PM

2020 Youth Governor Matthew Thery and 2020 Lt. Governor Rushil Vellala in the Governor’s Office

Join the 2021 Officers, as well as some of the 2020 Officers as they relate their experiences running for an office, and what it entails. Think you want to do more? We will cover all Leadership Opportunities in ILYG – come find out what’s possible!

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