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WATCH-LISTEN: Seeking Solutions to Healthcare Access - Carbondale

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Are Illinois residents able to readily and fairly access healthcare and education? Is there equal opportunity for economic growth?

Explore these topics and more with NPR Illinois at the Election 2018: Seeking Solutions Forum in Carbondale, Illinois at The Varsity Center. The forum is August 30th with light refreshments being served at 5:30 PM and the discussion beginning at 6.

The panelists will be answering questions from the moderator and from the audience during the one-hour question and answer forum. 

NPR Illinois News Director Sean Crawford moderates and the panel includes: 

  • Dr. Kyle L. Harfst, Executive Director, Office of Economic and Regional Development
  • Matt Donkin, Superintendent, Frankfort Schools District 168
  • Jennifer Olsen, President-CEO, Carbondale Chamber of Commerce 
  • Prof. John Jackson-Paul Simon Public Policy Institute-SIU

This forum series is sponsored by AARP. 

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