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Upcoming Events

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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Preparing for a post Roe v Wade America

Quadrangle Club, 1155 E 57th St , Chicago, IL, 60637

May 23, 2022 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM CST

The Supreme Court is now poised to overturn the Roe v. Wade decision that established the constitutional right to abortion, after several states had already handed decisive victories to those who[...]

How We Get to Vote

Quadrangle Club, 1155 E 57th St , Chicago, IL, 60637

May 24, 2022 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM CST

A conversation between former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Representative Jamie Raskin about the often-bloody history of Americans' fight for the right to vote, since the inception of the[...]

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts: Policy, Politics and Power

Ida Noyes Cloister Club, 1212 E 59th St , Chicago, IL, 60637

May 26, 2022 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM CST

How can states function more effectively than the federal government? When and how should a governor intervene in political races? Is there a future in bipartisanship in the states and does that[...]
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