2121 S. Goebbert Road
Decision 2016: A Conversation on the Presidential Election
High School District 214
Tue, September 20, 2016
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
This free panel-style conversation will outline issues at the heart of the 2016 presidential campaign, part of a continued High School District 214 effort to engage the community on topics that matter. The event, featuring political journalists and consultants with regional and national perspectives, will include an opportunity for the audience to submit written questions. Panelists are: Eric Adelstein, former State Director of Illinois’ 1992 Clinton/Gore campaign and founding partner of AL Media, one of the nation’s leading Democratic media companies; Pat Brady, former chairman of the Illinois Republican Party and now a consultant with Next Generation Public Strategies, a government affairs and media relations firm; Dan Mihalopoulos, an investigative reporter and political columnist at the Chicago Sun-Times; and Kerry Lester, a Daily Herald columnist, senior writer and former Herald political editor who spent several years covering politics for the Associated Press, based out of Springfield.
Tom Smith, a John Hersey High School division head and assistant debate coach, will moderate the conversation.