January 3, 2019
Speaker:  Ed Jacob 
Topic:: To recognize someone at risk of suicide, to intervene with those at risk and to refer them to an appropriate source.

Jan 24, 2019
Speaker: Rona Raffey, Camp Director
YMCA Camp Duncan
(P) 847-410-5248
(E) rroffey@ymcachicago.org


February 14, 2019

Speaker:  Paula Sexton & Michael Brace

TOPIC  Neptune Society

Neptune Society is the oldest and most trusted cremation service provider not only in the United States, but we are also international.   Paula Sexton, and Michael Brace,  our speakers,  provided  information about the benefits of cremation and the benefits of pre-planning.  E: Elaine.Krohn@sci-us.com   P: 847.963.0215


March 1, 2019

Speaker:  Professor Patrician Aguado

Topic: HIV Epidemic among Mexican Immigrants in Chicago

 jlbutle1@neiu.edu    Phone: (773) 442-4219


March 7, 2019

Speaker:  Carmine Azzato

Topic:  Sports World

The mission of Sports World was simple: to address problems facing our nation’s youth by sending professional athletes to share personal life experiences with students, helping them to recognize the consequences of their choices while challenging them with a message of hope.  kslimak@sportsworld.org


March 14, 2019
Speaker:  Robert Beezat
Topic: Character Based Management
Robert@robertbeezat.com    630-747-5028   


March 28, 2019

Speaker:  Jim Rabb

Topic: Be Aware of what you are drinking

630-897-8978     jim@jimrabb.com


April 11, 2019

Terry Abramson

Topic:  Belly of the Blues

terryabrahamson@gmail.com  773-203-1147


April 24, 2019

Speaker:  Brett Weiss

Topic: Weiss Scholarship Foundation

Provides scholarships to very poor Kenyan Children.

Email: brett@weissscholarshipfoundation.org


May 2, 2019
Speaker:  Joe Rosner

Topic:  Workplace Violence Personal Safety
888.439.1411  joe.rosner@usa.net


May 9, 2019

Speaker:  Andrew Wolter

Topic:  Xenex Light Strike Disinfection

507-327-0455  andrew.wolter@xenex.com


May 23, 2019

Speaker: Cliff Petrak
Topic:  Mental Math


July 11, 2019
Speaker:  Lisa Jacobs
Topic:  Juvenile Justice
312-915-7876.    ljacobs@luc.edu​


July 25, 2019

Diane Carroll

Topic:  My Joyful Heart

Diane's organization has over 1000 disadvantaged kids in their program

 708-458-3979 www.myjoyfulheart.org.


August 1, 2019

Ms. Hanna Ahn

NEIU Archivist

Topic: Japanese American Redress Hearings

Contact:  jbutle1@neiu.edu


August 8, 2019

Shelly Welch


The mission of WINGS Program, Inc. is to provide housing, integrated services, education and advocacy to end domestic violence.
Phone: 847-519-7820 x222


Sept 19, 2019

Rick Rosenfeld & Darling Kittoe

Hands of Peace is an interfaith organization that develops peace building and leadership skills in Israeli, Palestinian and American teens by bringing them together for a 19 day program each summer.  




October 10, 2019

Speaker:  Sherry Meyers

Topic:  Dynamic interaction of people and plac

Sherry spoke about how everyday use of space and access to resources influence our lives.

 insites.to.go@gmail.com  and 312-620-2446.



November 7, 2019

Pamela Jensen

Topic:  Human Rights and Combatting Human Slavery


Cell:     312.659.6339

Office: 703.465.5495 ext 5128 




November 14, 2019

Speaker:  Ellen Phillips

Topic:  Eating Locally

   “Eating local can be as close as your back yard or shopping in your neighborhood.  Learn about eating local and how to support local farmers.”


P: (708) 354-3276