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Virtual Civic Awareness Series

Author Alex Kotlowitz

Virtual Program
Free; Registration Required

Author Alex Kotlowitz examines the lives of those touched by violence, both as victims and culprits, in Chicago’s most turbulent neighborhoods.

The League of Women Voters serving the communities of Warrenville, West Chicago, Winfield, Wheaton, Central Kane County, and Carol Stream, and Robert McCormick House at Cantigny Park invite you to a program with Alex Kotlowitz, author of the 2019 book titled: An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago.

Alex Kotlowitz is a former staff writer at The Wall Street Journal. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine and on This American Life. He has won numerous prestigious literary awards and his 1991 book titled There Are No Children Here was a national best seller and selected by the New York Public Library as one of the most important books of the 20th century.

“Copies of An American Summer: Love & Death in Chicago can be purchased at the Cantigny Gift Shop or from the Cantigny Web Store.”

You can submit your questions to blaimins@gmail.com


Questions: 630-260-8257

This program includes built-in closed captioning through Zoom.