|Lt. Gov. Simon to be featured speaker at University of Chicago|
|News Releases - Education & Schools|
|Written by Kara Beach|
|Wednesday, 10 April 2013 09:19|
CHICAGO – Lt. Governor Simon will be the featured speaker at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics’ “Poultry and Politics” on Wednesday. Simon will talk to students about her commitment to public service, which has led to her serving as the state’s second highest-ranking official.
“Our students are the next generation of leaders,” Lt. Governor Simon said. “I look forward to sharing my background with them, and hearing their perspectives on today’s pressing issues.”
As Lt. Governor, Simon serves as the state’s point person on education reform and as an advocate for victims of domestic violence and military families. Simon will also discuss her work with the General Assembly on high-profile issues such as marriage equality and concealed carry – all over Harold’s Fried Chicken, an institution on Chicago’s South Side.
DATE: Wednesday, April 10
TIME: 6 p.m.
PLACE: University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago###
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