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Read the book, watch the 20 minute Reuters video with the group and then join in the discussion. Attend one session or all eight. Topics for the year are:
Refugees and Global Immigration. January 28 & 30;
The Middle East: Regional Disorder, February 4 & 6;
Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future, February 11 & 13;
The Rise of Populism in Europe, February 18 & 20;
Decoding U. S.-China Trade, February 25 & 27;
Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitics, March 4 & 6;
The United States and Mexico Partnership tested, March 11 & 13;
State of the State Department and Diplomacy, March 18 & 20.
During the year: We will meet in the community room at the Winnetka Park District, 540 Hibbard Road, as we have in previous years. Members should gather at 9:15, and the meetings will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m. The meetings will be in the morning unless otherwise noted. We strongly encourage you to come, particularly if you have an issue or interest that you would like us to pursue.
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BECOME A WNK LEAGUE OBSERVER
Find out about your village schools, library or other board whose work appeals to you. Learn about the issues that board is dealing with in its meetings and get that information to our League. Job requires an evening or two a month plus a brief monthly summary of that board's major activities. An opportunity to know more about where we live! Observers are needed for the following village boards:
Village Board of Trustees: Winnetka, Northfield, Kenilworth
Schools: Winnetka District #36; Northfield District #29, Avoca District #37; Kenilworth District #38
Library: Winnetka-Northfield; Kenilworth
Parks: Winnetka, Northfield, Kenilworth Park Districts
For more information, call or email Pat Balsamo, 847.446.2785 or firstname.lastname@example.org