89.1 WBOI's Issues & Ales
NOVEMBER 8, 2017
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
This event is designed for you to learn about some of the big issues facing our region. Stop by and join the discussion! It is laid back, fun and free!
In the first hour, we'll take a look at civic involvement in Indiana. What are organizations doing to engage citizens in public concerns, politics, and deliberation? Have we become less engaged over time?
A panel of experts will weigh in with moderator, Morning Edition host and reporter Zach Bernard.
Director, Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics
National Finals Coordinator,"We the People"
Statehouse Reporter, Indiana Public Broadcasting
In the second hour, All Things Considered host and reporter Araceli Gomez-Aldana will moderate a panel on immigration issues in Northeast Indiana. Who comprises our immigrant population, and what challenges do they face when adjusting to life in Indiana?
Emily Schwartz Keirns
English Language Learners Manager, Fort Wayne Community Schools
Immigration Lawyer, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP
Herb Hernandez, J.D.
Board Member, Greater Fort Wayne Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Audience members are able to submit questions to the panelists at the event or via Twitter. If you can't make the event in person, don't worry! We plan to live stream it on our Facebook page.
Grab dinner, a beverage and learn more about these local issues!
Issues & Ales will take place at Calhoun Street Soups, Salads, & Spirits located at 1915 South Calhoun Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802.