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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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Immigration & Asylum: Opposing Views

1212 E. 59th Street, Chicago, 60637

Feb 26, 2024 5:30pm – 6:45pm CST

Earlier this month, a bipartisan border security bill ended up dead on arrival on Capitol Hill, succumbing to pressure from former President Donald Trump. The latest failure came as tens of thousands of migrants continue to cross the border weekly, with little hope for jobs, permanent housing and[...]
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Jane Fonda Talks Intergenerational Climate Action

1201 E 60th St, Chicago, 60637

Mar 04, 2024 5:30pm – 6:45pm CST

Jane Fonda’s life has included many roles, among them, two-time Academy Award-winner, author and fitness sage. But one title has been consistent: activist. In recent years, she has turned her focus to the climate crisis, and in 2022, launched the Jane Fonda Climate PAC to “electoralize people’s[...]

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