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Events: National Day of Action Against Corporate Personhood

When: Friday, May 10, 2013

Where: Click here to find the action nearest you and to RSVP, or organize your own event and add it to the list.

What: The National Campaign to End Corporate Personhood and Demand Real Democracy will mark the 127th anniversary of the Santa Clara v Southern Pacific Railroad case that was decided on May 10, 1886. Corporate lawyers claimed that corporations have rights under the 14th Amendment, and since then, there has been case after case in which the Court expanded the Constitutional “rights” of corporations. Move to Amend members invite you to take part in a local demonstration.

Events: Illinois Kids Count DuPage County Symposium

When: Friday, May 10, 2013 from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Where: Illinois Institute of Technology Rice Campus, 201 E. Loop Rd., Wheaton

What: Hosted by the DuPage County Voices Leadership Committee and the Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties, Inc., the Illinois Kids Count DuPage County Symposium kicks off the Illinois Kids Count “Symposia Around the State” series. This year’s Illinois Kids Count report, “Moving Policy, Making Progress,” in recognition of Voices’ 25th anniversary, focuses on the progress and challenges in improving the lives of children over more than two decades. The Keynote address will be by Elliott Regenstein, Senior Vice President, Advocacy and Policy, Ounce of Prevention Fund.

This event is free. Register here today. A light buffet breakfast will be served.