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Each year, the IOP hosts dozens of public Speaker Series events, providing students and the general public direct contact with elected officials, activists, authors, journalists, and other key practitioners in politics and public service.

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Meet the Fall 2023 Pritzker Fellows

The Revival, 1160 East 55th Street , Chicago, 60615

Sept 27, 2023 05:30 PM - 06:45 PM CST

Meet the Fall 2023 Pritzker Fellows (Current UChicago Students Only) Wednesday, September 27 5:30-6:45 PM The Revival Join us as we welcome the Fall 2023 cohort of Pritzker[...]

Trump’s Legal Woes: What’s the Skinny From Those In the Know

Institute of Politics, Chicago, 60637

Oct 2, 2023 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM CST

Former President Donald Trump enters the GOP primary as the clear front-runner, but running in the face of a flood of state and federal indictments. The legal theories underpinning his criminal trials[...]

Election Preview with David Axelrod

The Quadrangle Club, Chicago, 60637

Oct 5, 2023 05:30 PM - 06:45 PM CST

Former President Donald Trump's multiple indictments may be the central story line in the race for the White House, but plenty of other GOP candidates are scrambling to be in place should his bid fall[...]

JB Pritzker: Progressive Governorship

International House, Chicago, 60637

Oct 10, 2023 05:30 PM - 06:45 PM CST

Through a combination of policy choices and party dynamics, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker may be the most surprisingly high-profile progressive governor in the nation. On his watch, Illinois has ended cash[...]

New Faces of Labor: From the Hollywood Writers Room to Staten Island Amazon Warehouses

Bond Chapel, 1025 E. 58th St. , Chicago, 60637

Oct 12, 2023 05:30 PM - 06:45 PM CST

For generations, the leaders of American labor came largely from factory floors, building trades and classrooms. Over the last several years – fueled by stagnant wages and poor working conditions in[...]
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