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LWV Addresses Voting Rights

On June 21, LWV-Lake County co-sponsored a program with the ACLU in Round Lake Beach. The program addressed changes to voting rights around the county and voter suppression.

June 21, 2012

Round Lake Beach


False Confessions: Do They Happen? How? Why?


  • Juan Rivera, wrongly convicted and later exonerated
  • Rob Warden, Executive Director, Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University School of Law
  • Jed Stone, Criminal Defense Attorney

April 15, 2012

Lake Forest College


Our Water in Peril


  • Judy Beck, Lake Michigan Manager, US EPA
  • Mike Adam, Senior Biologist, Lake County Health Department
  • John Sentell, President, Lake Forest Open Lands Association

March 22, 2012

Gorton Community Center, Lake Forest


Nutritious or Malicious?

Sunday, February 10, 2013
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Doors open at 2:15
Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois, Lake Forest

What we eat affects our health and the world around us.

The League of Women Voters – Lake Forest/Lake Bluff in conjunction with Lake Forest Open Lands is pleased to present an eye-opening community program on agriculture and health. Experts in the fields of agriculture and health will present and answer questions:

  • Bill Kurtis, acclaimed broadcast journalist and news anchor, conservationist, and founder of Tallgrass Beef Company – a leader in the grass fed cattle industry
  • Ruchi S. Gupta, MD/MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a health services researcher at Northwestern University and Children’s Memorial Hospital. Author of “The Food Allergy Experience: Real Voices. Real Disease. Real Insights"

Moderated by Melanie K. Rummel, Chairman of the Lake Forest Open Lands Association and LWV-LFLB member

Watch the video of this popular forum from February 10 here.