Speakers and Events

The Center for Civic Leadership (CCL) provides speakers and events at no cost to attendees in an effort to be inclusive and serve the most good. These events are made possible, in part, through the support of donors. For comments and suggestions on future speakers and events, or to join our mailing list, please fill out the CCL Communications Form below.

Featured Events

Apr
17

CCL Spring Speaker: April Ryan on the state of the news, media and democracy

Time: 7:00 PM
Campus: Lisle   |   Location: Goodwin Hall auditorium
Sponsored by: Center for Civic Leadership

Event Description:

April Ryan is the White House reporter for American Urban Radio Networks and a CNN political analyst. Ryan has a unique vantage point as the only black female reporter covering urban issues from the White House, a position she has held since the Clinton era. She is the author of the award-winning books The Presidency in Black and White and At Mama's Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White. Ryan's latest book, Under Fire, will be published in September 2018.

Auditorium doors open at 6:40 pm.
Book signing after presentation

Event Details
Event Details

CCL Spring Speaker: April Ryan on the state of the news, media and democracy

Date: April 17

Time: 7:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Goodwin Hall auditorium

Event Sponsor: Center for Civic Leadership

Event Sponsor: Center for Civic Leadership

Contact: Ms. Lynn Dransoff    (630) 829-6250    ldransoff@ben.edu

Event Description:

April Ryan is the White House reporter for American Urban Radio Networks and a CNN political analyst. Ryan has a unique vantage point as the only black female reporter covering urban issues from the White House, a position she has held since the Clinton era. She is the author of the award-winning books The Presidency in Black and White and At Mama's Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White. Ryan's latest book, Under Fire, will be published in September 2018.

Auditorium doors open at 6:40 pm.
Book signing after presentation

The Center for Civic Leadership

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ccl@ben.edu or (630) 829-6460.