Citizens Ed 101

Chicago-area residents can attend a civics boot camp to sharpen their skills as citizens. The nonpartisan Citizen Advocacy Center in Elmhurst, Ill., offers a free six-week course on effective citizenship. Participants will learn how to contact government officials and read a government budget. A summer session will include topics such as how to set up a press conference and get an initiative onto a ballot. Find out more at the Web site: www.essential.org/cac

Source: American News Service

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