Upcoming Events

“The Facts about the SAFE-T Act, Amendment 1, and Other Issues Facing Voters on Election Day”

November 2, 6:30 – 8:00 pm at Mallinckrodt 

Will the SAFE-T Act (in place starting Jan 1, 2023) make Illinois more safe or more violent? What can be done about it?

Is Amendment 1 – also being called the Workers’ Rights Amendment — about “workers’ rights,” or granting unparalleled power to government unions? 

How can people cut through the spin and cast informed votes November 8th?  

Join New Trier Neighbors and Wirepoints experts November 2 in the Meskill Room at the Mallinckrodt Center (1041A Ridge Road, Wilmette) from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Wirepoints’ Ted Dabrowski, Mark Glennon and Matt Rosenberg will sift through the details of these and other issues on the ballot.  Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served. 

Tickets available here.  Open to all but space is limited – get your tickets today!

Also read this recent piece by Wirepoints on the SAFE-T Act, this Amendment 1 website, and today’s WSJ’s op-ed about Amendment 1

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Past Events

“The Chicago Way” Comes to the North Shore

Did you miss our sold out fall event “The Chicago Way Comes to the North Shore with John Kass and Matt Rosenberg”? Click here for video!

On September 18 we were blessed with a beautiful day in a beautiful yard with a free-thinking group of people and the entertaining and insightful musings of two long-time respected observers of Chicago, John Kass and Matt Rosenberg!

John Kass is a columnist and former editorial board member for the Chicago Tribune. He is now principal of JohnKassNews.com and host of the popular “The Chicago Way” podcast on WGN+.

Matt Rosenberg is Senior Editor at Wirepoints and author of What Next, Chicago? Notes of a Pissed-Off Native Son.

Sponsored by New Trier Neighbors and Wirepoints.

An Evening with Deirdre McCloskey

Thank you to all who filled the house at The Bottle Shop on June 27 to welcome Deirdre McCloskey, Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago, who shared her thoughts on freedom and innovation which as she said has made “everyone in this room wealthier than their ancestors.” Her latest book “Leave Me Alone and I’ll Make You Rich” says it all. 
You can read more about Professor McCloskey’s work here.

Identity Politics: The Challenge of Our Time w/ Josh Mitchell and Dan Proft

Professor Josh Mitchell of Georgetown University spoke to a sold-out crowd on the growing danger of identity politics on March 15 at NTN Board member Betsy Hart’s Wilmette home.  Radio Host Dan Proft moderated the discussion and the sold-out event barely even allowed for standing room! We were especially excited to have so many new faces join us including students, faculty, and staff from Northwestern University.

We are sorry we couldn’t accommodate everyone on the waitlist, but if you want a good sense of what Professor Mitchell discussed, you can find out by purchasing his book, “American Awakening: Identity Politics and Other Afflictions of Our Time.”

FAIR Illinois Holiday Party with Ted Dabrowski interviewing Dr. Jason Hill on his new book!

We enjoyed seeing many of you at the December 4th FAIR Illinois’ holiday party where Ted Dabrowski from New Trier Neighbors and Wirepoints led a wide-ranging conversation and Q&A with DePaul University professor of philosophy and 1776 Unites scholar Dr. Jason Hill about his new book, What Do White Americans Owe Black People: Racial Justice in the Age of Post-Oppression

Did you miss the event? Watch the video here!

September 28 NTN Webinar with Bonnie Snyder, Author of “Undoctrinate”

We welcomed Bonnie (again!) to discuss her new book Undoctrinate which helps parents better understand the situation on the ground in classrooms along with practical solutions. Video of event available here.

For past online New Trier Neighbors events visit our You Tube channel.

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