CULTURAL & COMMUNITY EVENTS
Barrington’s White House offers outstanding performances and cultural events. Each season, we’ll host some of the most renowned artists and speakers in the world. For ticketing information, see the calendar below.
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Courageous Conversations: Becoming America
November 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
We just had a presidential election. How do we reimagine our social contract and civic trust? Join us for our monthly (virtual!) edition of Courageous Conversations with special guest speaker Eric Liu, Co-Founder and CEO of Citizen University which works to build a culture of powerful and responsible citizenship in the United States. He is also the Executive Director of the Aspen Institute’s Citizenship and American Identity Program where he started the Better Arguments Project. Liu is the author of several books, including Become America: Civic Sermons on Love, Responsibility and Democracy, The True Patriot, The Gardens of Democracy, and You’re More Powerful Than You Think: A Citizen’s Guide to Making Change Happen. We welcome Eric from his home in Seattle, followed by breakout dialogue. Hosted by Rev. Dr. Zina Jacque and Jessica Swoyer Green. Presented by Urban Consulate with Barrington’s White House.
- Open to the public, ages 15+
- Advance registration required to receive Zoom link
- $15 per person
We are making a limited number of tickets available for each session free of charge. Email us for the registration code.
ASL interpreting available upon request. Email us here.
Please watch this short orientation video (6 mins) before you come!
The series is made possible by your ticket purchase and generous support from Jessica & Dominic Green, Kim Duchossois, Sue & Rich Padula, Barrington Area Community Foundation, and BMO Wealth Management.
To learn more about the series and signup for email, visit CourageousCommunity.us