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Sunday, November 11, 2018

League of Women Voters-Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area: Gun Violence: Local Impact

02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
First Presbyterian Church
700 N. Sheridan Road
Lake Forest, IL , 60045

Join a League of Women Voters forum featuring experts from around the region discuss gun violence and how it affects local communities.

Mass shootings capture news headlines, but how does gun violence impact a local community? The League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area will present a forum featuring experts in diverse fields affected by gun violence Sunday, Nov. 11. The event starts at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church (700 N. Sheridan Road, Lake Forest).

Featured speakers include Colleen Cicchetti, Ph.D., (executive director of the Center for Childhood Resilience, Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago); Roman Buchberger (deputy, Lake County Sheriff's Office); Ingrid Wiemer, Ph.D. (executive director of student services, Lake Forest School District 67); and Sara Knizhnik (Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence).

The panel will provide guidance and practical steps to help individuals and families understand the local context of gun violence and work toward a safer community.


The event is free and open to the public.


For more information and to view videos of past events, please visit


About the League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. For more information and videos of past events, please visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. We welcome men and women of all ages as members.


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