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Civic Awareness Series

Russia and Ukraine

7:00pm – 8:00pm CDT
Thursday, May 12th
Online program via Zoom
Free in-person program, you do not need to register to attend in person.

Can’t attend in person? Register to attend the lecture virtually below.


The League of Women Voters will be hosting Dr. Richard Farkas for this month’s Civic Awareness Series. Dr. Farkas will be speaking on the current situation with Russia and Ukraine. Dr. Farkas has been teaching at DePaul for over forty years and has lectured in Russia, Poland, Hungary, Croatia and most recently in South Africa. His research has been concentrated on Russian political and economical development. He has frequently appeared on US and international media. He is a Fulbright/US State Department designated “Senior Specialist” on Balkan, Ukraine, and Post-Communist Societies.

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Illinois teachers can earn 1.5 PD credits for watching the presentation and filling out a short PD activity.

Step 1: Register for the webinar above.

Step 2: Register to be on the teacher list for the PD activity and ISBE forms.


  This program includes built-in closed captioning through Zoom.