Making Democracy Work

Chicago in Focus

2016-2017 Programs

Chicago in Focus is a quarterly discussion series co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Chicago and the Union League Club of Chicago featuring "All Things Chicago". All events are held from 5 to 7 pm at the Union League Club, 65 W Jackson, and are FREE.

  • May 11, 2017

  • LAURA CALDWELL, Director of Life After Innocence, author and Loyola University Law Professor

  • Why Innocent People Are Sent to Prison in Chicago-What You Should Know and What You Can Do. The shameful practice of putting innocent people in jail for crimes they did not commit.

  • 5-7pm

  • Union League Club, 65 W Jackson

  • FREE--Reservations are appreciated. Please call LWVChicago at 312-939-5949 or email

Admission is free, cash bar. Dress: Business casual, no jeans/denim