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Events: Annual Clarence Darrow Commemoration at the Jackson Park Lagoon

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Wreath-tossing at 10:00 am, Symposium 10:45 am – 12:00 pm

Where: The Jackson Park Lagoon, Hyde Park. The Darrow Bridge is behind the Museum of Science and Industry. You may park near the OmniMax Theater and walk south to the bridge. Parking is only free by the bridge. The Symposium takes place in the Museum of Science and Industry, in the NEW Columbian Room. Beverages and rolls will be served.

What: The 2013 Clarence Darrow symposium, “The Bridge to Darrow: Labor and Race Relations Today,” will explore where we are 75 years after Darrow’s death on two critical issues he cared deeply about. The program features labor attorney and author Tom Geoghegan and Law Professor Juan Perea, who teaches and writes in the areas of race and race relations, among other areas of expertise.

For further information, call Tracy Baim at 773-387-2394.

Events: Provide Input and Help Shape Lake County’s Future at Community Forum

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, Open House 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Community Forum 7:00 pm

Where: Lakewood Forest Preserve, 27277 N. Forest Preserve Rd., Wauconda (IL Rte. 176 and N. Fairfield Rd.)

What: The Lake County Board wants to know what’s important to you so their strategic plan represents the community’s priorities. You can help shape important policy and budget decisions by attending a community forum and sharing your input and participating in interactive exercises. Submit comments here.

The sponsors request that those who plan to attend take a few moments to learn about the current strategic plan, budget, and services and programs.