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Midwest Polonia Conference & Reception, Money & Politics

Subject: Midwest Polonia Conference and Reception this Saturday, April 20

Join us for a half-day workshop this Saturday at the University of Chicago’s International House (1414 E 59th St  Chicago, IL 60637).  The program is co-sponsored by the Global Voices Program at the University of Chicago’s International House. Special thanks to our other co-sponsors: the Polish American Congress (IL), Polish Women in Business, the Foundation for Free Speech and the Polish and Slavic Federal Credit Union.

Lunch will be served throughout the day. After the program, join for a reception at Szałas Restaurant with traditional Polish fare and drink. The total cost is only $35 for adults – and only $20 for students.  Register today to reserve your seat at the reception: http://apacouncil.info/workshop.php.

Speakers

LTG/AMB Edward L. Rowny (former Chief Negotiator Strategic Nuclear Arms)
Message from Chuck Hagel, US Secretary of Defense
Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL)
Senator Dick Durbin (invited)

Elected Official Roundtable
Moderator: Karen Majewska, Mayor of Hamtramck, MI
State Rep. Robert Martwick
Justice Aurelia Pucinska
Matt Bogusz (Mayor-elect Des Plaines)
Andrew Przybylo (Mayor-elect Niles)

Money and Politics
Moderator: Mark Dobrzycki
Adam Andrzejewski (Founder, For the Good of Illinois)
State Sen. Antonio Munoz (Treasurer, Cook County Democrats, Latino Caucus)
State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka
State Treasurer Dan Rutherford (invited)
Professor Mark Hansen (invited)

Seeking Political Appointments
Moderator: Anna Goral
Stanley Gruszynski (Obama Campaign/USDA Director for Rural Development)
Andrew Rajec (Bush Campaign/USAID Regional director)
White House Representative

Breakout sessions:
Immigration Reform and Visa Waiver Program
Community Organizing
Business and Public Service


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