Friday, March 9, 2012

New Voters: Ask your questions about latest election at Boocoo March 13

Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote.
                                                     -- William Simon

Eldridge Shannon (ETHS '11) and I invite friends, neighbors and classmates to...

New Voters Get-Together at Boocoo
(Where there's no such thing as a dumb question.)

Tuesday, March 13, 5-7 p.m. 

Boocoo Cultural Center and Cafe
1823 Church Street (kitty corner from ETHS)
Evanston (map)

We will discuss the electoral process, the upcoming election specifically and the history of judges' elections.

New voters and veteran voters alike are invited to come with questions and get them answered by neighbors who've been involved in electoral process.

Featured participants include:
Evanston's 5th Ward Alderman Delores Holmes (ETHS '57)
Illinois State Representiave Daniel Biss
Candidate for Cook County judge Abbey Fishman Romanek (ETHS '78)

Others expected include:
Citizens to Elect Judge Jean-Baptiste staffer Ayinde Jean-Baptiste
Political organizer Haley Leibovitz
Past DPOE board member Samantha Reed
Waukegan First Lady Jo-An Takamoto Sabonjian
Former Evanston City Clerk and active League of Women Voters Evanston member Mary Morris

Light refreshments will be served.

Eldridge Shannon has organized this event to promote civic engagement in cooperation with Boocoo Cultural Center and Cafe, League of Women Voters Evanston, Youth Job Center of Evanston, Advocates for Abbey and Kring Lerner Group.

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Kring Lerner Group is the sponsor of this blog and Live From Skokie. Advocates for Abbey is a client of Kring Lerner Group.