Relations Between the U. S. and Canada

John Cruickshank, Consul General of Canada in Chicago. .
John Cruickshank, Consul General of Canada in Chicago, will speak on relations between the United States and Canada and other current issues. Consul General Cruickshank has enjoyed a distinguished career in newspapers and television in both the United States and Canada. He was publisher of the Toronto Star, Canada’s highest circulation newspaper, and President of Star Media Group from 2007 until 2016. He has served as publisher of CBC News from 2007 to 2008, responsible for all English- language television, radio and on-line news. Before joining the CBC, he worked with the Chicago Sun Times from 2000 to 2007, serving as publisher of the Chicago Sun Times and chief operating officer of the Sun-Times Media Group from 2003 – 2007. His role as Consul General covers Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, northwest Indiana and Kansas City.

Date: Sunday, June 23, 2019
Time: 2 PM
Venue: The Stevenson Center on Democracy
Address: 25200 N St. Mary’s Rd
Mettawa (Libertyville), IL 60048
Cost: $15.00
Coffee and conversation will follow the presentation.

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Building Partnerships; Visiting the Border

Luvia Quinones, Health Policy Director, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR)
The Stevenson Center on Democracy, in collaboration with the League of Women Voters – Northwest Lake County, welcomes Luvia Quinones, Health Policy Director, The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR). The ICIRR is dedicated to promoting the rights of immigrants and refugees to full and equal participation in the civic, cultural, social, and political life of our diverse society. Luvia Quinones oversees the Immigrant Health Care Access Initiative and in collaboration with ICIRR's members develops ICIRR's health policy agenda with a special focus in access to health care and on health care reform. Prior to transitioning to this position, Luvia Quinones oversaw ICIRR's health and human services programs, The Immigrant Family Resource Program, WIC, and SNAP.

Date: Sunday, August 4, 2019
Time: 2 PM
Venue: The Stevenson Center on Democracy
Address: 25200 N St. Mary’s Rd
Mettawa (Libertyville), IL 60048
Cost: $15.00
Coffee and conversation will follow the presentation.

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Unless otherwise noted, these events will be held at:
The Stevenson Center on Democracy
25200 N St. Mary's Rd, Mettawa (Libertyville), IL   60048

The Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy is an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization. The ASCD operates out of the Adlai E. Stevenson National Historic Landmark as a licensee of the Lake County Forest Preserve District. The license does not imply the District's endorsement of specific ASCD positions or presenters.