Featured Events


Date/Time Event Partner
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Reforming the Machinery of Criminal Justice
University of Chicago Law School, Chicago IL
Federalist Society of Chicago

Stephanos Bibas is a United States Circuit Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, who previously was a professor of law and criminology at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

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11:30 am - 1:10 pm
A CAPAG Discussion with Latino Leader Chuy Garcia
Union League Club, Chicago IL

Congressman Chuy Garcia will join CAPAG to discuss the dynamics of Latino politics in Chicago. Since running for Mayor, Mr Garcia has become a dominant player at all levels of elected government. As a freshman congressman in a decidedly unique Congress he’ll have much to share about politics on the local and national fronts.

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2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Michael Smerconish: American Life in Columns
City Winery, Chicago IL

“Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right: American Life in Columns” is the title of Michael Smerconish’s latest speech and was inspired by his book of the same name.

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7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Forty Blocks Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion
Chicago History Museum, Chicago IL
Chicago History Museum

Enjoy a members-only screening of Forty Blocks: The East Garfield Park Oral History Project (2016), a documentary produced by the youth film crew from Breakthrough Urban Ministries and CHM historian and director of the Studs Terkel Center for Oral History Peter T. Alter.

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11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Eugene E. Jones, Jr. CEO Chicago Housing Authority
Maggiano’s Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago

Eugene E. Jones, Jr.

City Club of Chicago

Chicago Housing Authority

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019
11:30 a.m. reception/12:00 p.m. luncheon

Eugene Jones, Jr. is the Chief Executive Officer of the Chicago Housing Authority. As CEO, he is directly responsible for implementing CHA’s extensive redevelopment program of public housing and continuing the agency’s mixed-income-focused strategic initiative to help build strong, vibrant communities throughout Chicago.

Jones has more than 35 years of service and experience in housing operations, resident services, accounting and finance, auditing, maintenance, new construction, capital construction, and Housing Choice Voucher programs. Before leading CHA, Jones held key roles at various housing authorities across the country and in Canada. He is credited for turning around numerous troubled housing authorities to either a standard or high performance.

Jones earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Albuquerque and his MBA from New Mexico Highlands University.


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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Code & Coffee at Capital One Lincoln Park
Capital One Cafe, Chicago IL
Girl Develop It Chicago

We’re all learning to code, whether you’ve just decided to get started or you’ve been at it for years. Come hang out for a couple of hours on the last Tuesday of each month with some friendly fellow coders.

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8:30 am - 10:00 am
Bootstrappers Breakfast Chicago
Merchandise Mart Food Court, Chicago IL
Bootstrappers Breakfast

Join other attendees who are in early stage technology startups, it will be a chance to compare notes on operational, development, and business issues with peers.

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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
C.S. Lewis's Dymer: 'The flowers of unborn springs'
Wheaton College Wade Center Bakke Auditorium, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College

This lecture will look at the seeds in Dymer that spring up into full flower in the corpus of Lewis’s work. What unborn springs and seasons will emerge from this early narrative poem? If we observe carefully, what can the reader of Dymer expect to see reflected and developed in the works Lewis would eventually come to write? This lecture will explore the bountiful harvest that came from Lewis’s early creative work in Dymer.

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7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chicago History 101: The Speakeasy Series - Aesthetics: City Planning & Parks
Old Chicago Inn, Chicago IL
Chicago for Chicagoans

Vitaliy Vladimirov, Urban Planner & Historian,discusses how Architecture, Urban Planning, and parks influence the growth of Chicago.

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03/22/19 - 03/23/19
All Day
Adam, the Fall, and the Goodness of God
Trinity International University, Deerfield IL

The Christian tradition has historically maintained that Adam and Eve, our first human ancestors, were created in a state of righteousness that was lost through Adam’s disobedience. In this conference our aim is to clarify the theological stakes of the current debate in a manner faithful to Scripture and in open and earnest dialogue with modern scientific research. What are the exegetical, philosophical, and theological consequences of adopting the various competing models of Adam and the fall? What can we learn from the judgments and debates of the early church surrounding the doctrine of creation that may be able to offer guidance to the current discussion? What does Scripture, properly interpreted, require that we believe about Adam and the fall?

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10:00 am - 1:15 pm
American History and Politics: Past, Present, and Future
Thorne Auditorium – Northwestern University, Chicago IL
One Day University

Wendy Schiller of Brown University presents:Looking Back: What Would the Founding Fathers Think of America Today?:
Sam Potolicchio of Georgetown University presents:Looking Forward: The Changing Face of Politics

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