Joan and Sanford Weill Hall
Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
The Honorable Lori Lightfoot, 56th mayor of Chicago, reflects on her background and preparation for public service, the challenges she faced as mayor, and lessons about leading in crises, in conversation with Ford School Dean Celeste Watkins-Hayes.
The Ford School is pleased to welcome 2013 Livingston Award winner Luke Mogelson for a panel discussion on the themes of "The Dream Boat," his New York Times Magazine story about the plight of political asylum seekers. Participants include Joel Lovell, investigations editor, The New York Times and the Ford School's own John Ciorciari and Susan Waltz.
The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy is proud to honor President Ford's centennial in 2013. This event brings together two distinguished members of his administration for an evening of reflection on their work and friendship with President Ford, and a discussion of today's current events.
Marian Wright Edelman speaks from her new book, The Sea Is So Wide and My Boat Is So Small: Charting a Course for the Next Generation, which she wrote as a call to action for all Americans to address the urgent needs of our country's youth.