Progressive Democrats of America-Illinois and CAPOW!: Facing Our Water Crisis

When: Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 8:45 am

Where: Mertz Hall, 1125 Loyola St., Chicago Loyola University Lake Shore Campus

What: Progressive Democrats of America-Illinois and Citizens Act to Protect Our Water! (CAPOW!) invite you to an all-day conference to learn the latest facts concerning our area water supply, the Great Lakes, water infrastructure, fluoridation, fracking and current initiatives in use. A goal of the conference is to open communication with environmental groups, to meet face-to-face, network, and discuss ways to protect area water.

• Dr. Olga Lyandres, the Alliance for the Great Lakes
• The Center for Neighborhood Technology
• Dr. Paul Connett, Fluoride Action Network
• Jessica Fujan, Food and Water Watch
• David Kraft, Nuclear Energy Information Service
• Vito Mastrangelo, Southern Illinoisans Against Fracturing our Environment
• Debra Michaud, Tar Sands Free Midwest
• Dr. Lora Chamberlain, Frack Free Illinois
• Dr. Bill Rau, Illinois Peoples Action
• Tom Shepherd, Southeast Environmental Task Force
• Wisconsin Grassroots Network.

Conference fee is $10 for adults and $5 for students. Mertz Hall is a short walk from the Red Line Loyola stop. Parking is available at two garages on campus. Send an email to reserve lunch at the cafeteria ($9.01) near Mertz Hall. More information at CAPOW! on Facebook.

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