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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. 

Nice earned her B.A in Communications from UIS. She has been creating measurable results in managing corporate communications, fundraising, advertising, external affairs, community relations, government relations, marketing and media for over 15 years.
Beatrice is the Community Voices Editor for NPR Illinois. Reach Bea at communityvoices@nprillinois.org.
Lizzie Roehrs is a graduate of the University of Illinois in Springfield. Her work is featured in the Community Voices program for NPR Illinois. Her passion is human interest stories. In addition to producing Community Voices, Lizzie also worked in development for NPR Illinois as a graphic designer and social media expert.
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