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April 2017

Marijuana Town Hall

April 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N Broadway St
Chicago, IL 60660 US
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Rep. Cassidy and Sen. Steans will be hosting a town hall discussion about their recent proposal to legalize marijuana in Illinois.

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The Death Gap: Social Inequity and Health

April 30, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue SIX10, 610 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 US
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The U.S. health care system is the most expensive in the world, yet we fall far behind other industrialized nations on measures such as the number of uninsured, infant mortality, and life expectancy. Physician David Ansell, argues that widespread social inequality drives health disparities in life expectancy among minorities and the poor. Join Ansell, whose previous book County covered the history of one of America‚Äôs oldest urban public hospitals and whose latest, The Death Gap, explores why these health disparities…

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