Posted by Steve Lettau on Apr 10, 2018

Rotarians & Community Leaders Program: Peacebuilding Through Education & Literacy

Rotary International President Ian Riseley is hosting six Presidential Peacebuilding Conferences around the world in 2018.  Chicago is the only site for the U.S. based Peacebuilding Conference focused on Peace through Education and Literacy.  The Peacebuilding Conference in Chicago will highlight the many opportunities we all have to build peace through education and literacy locally and globally.


Plenary and breakout session speakers include Ian Riseley, President, Rotary International, Robert Knuepfer, Rotary International Director, Mary Beth Growney Selene, Rotary Foundation Trustee and Past Rotary International Director, plus several Rotary Peace Fellows, Civil Rights and State Department representatives, and NGO leaders.

Cost for Rotarians and guests is $175 (until May 7); $195 (May 8 or later) and includes breakfast, lunch, and breaks.

If you would be interested in busing down with other District 6270 Rotarians, please contact Nancy Rhodes before May 1st at . (Cost for bus will depend on number of participants.)

‚ÄčOr, make it a Rotary Weekend! On Friday, Chicago  Rotarians will host visits to RI Headquarters, the Paul Harris home, and other historic Rotary sites. For overnight guests, the Hilton Orrington Hotel is offering rooms at the reduced rate of $189 plus tax plus $13 for parking.