Sep 14

'True Crimes' and Accountability

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

In a year of an impeachment, an imperiled election, an uncontained pandemic and the resulting recession, it’s more important than ever to hold public officials accountable for their deeds and misdeeds.

Jefrrey Toobin
Jeffrey Toobin, bestselling author, New Yorker writer, and CNN senior legal analyst. 

Please join the Better Government Association online for a discussion with Jeffrey Toobin,  bestselling author, New Yorker writer, and CNN senior legal analyst, as we explore the challenges of investigating those in power. 

At this virtual version of our annual luncheon, we will also honor Richard H. Driehaus with the 2020 Daniel L.Goodwin Watchdog Award. You’ll also hear more about the BGA’s high-impact investigative journalism, essential fact-checking, advocacy on behalf of good governance and activities that engage citizens in demanding effective leadership and policies.  

Richard Driehaus, reciepient of 2020 Daniel L. Goodwin Watchdog Award. 

Proceeds from this event will help support the BGA at a critical juncture in its history and in the health and sustainability of nonprofit journalism.

To register for this event or make a donation, please click here.

For more information, please email Jennifer Breslin at jbreslin@pjhchicago.com.

 

Event Co-Chairs

John A. Canning, Jr.

Richard H. Driehaus

Daniel L. Goodwin

Joseph Mansueto

Platinum Sponsors

Edwardson Family Foundation

Mary and Paul Finnegan

Jim and Karen Frank

Jim and Kay Mabie

Gold Sponsors

Joe Antunovich

Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Francis and Prudence Beidler

Chicago Cubs

Gary Elden and Phyllis Mandler

The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation

ITW

Carroll Joynes and Abby O’Neil

Ann and Samuel Mencoff

Steve Miller

James Perry

Kathleen and Jim Skinner

Silver Sponsors

E. David Coolidge III

 

The Crown Family

 

Ken Dauten, Keystone Capital

 

Bill Donnell and Claudia Daly

The Duchossois Group

Scott Hodes

Andrew J. McKenna

 

Alexandra C. Nichols

John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe

 

Mark Rust

 

John and Jill Svoboda

 

BGA Sponsors

 

Aon

 

Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP

 

BMO Harris Bank

 

Edelman

 

Robert and Linda Levin

 

John and Judy McCarter

 

Wintrust