Upcoming CGS Events
Registration for the 2016-2017 Civic Leadership Academy is open. Plan to attend one or more of the workshops offered. For more information, visit the CLA Page.
Looking to change the conversation on growing the economy in your community? Join us for this one-day conference featuring successful entrepreneurs who built networks of businesses in rural areas and urban neighborhoods by boldly taking new approaches. They will be joined by the Director of the Illinois Office of Tourism, as well as experts in local government regulatory and policy tools, Internet based communication, nontraditional funding options, community organizing, and the role of higher education. More information is available here (PDF). The Conference Program is available for more details (PDF). Access Speaker Bios here (PDF). Access a downloadable registration form here (PDF).
Center for Governmental Studies
Northern Illinois University
148 North Third Street
DeKalb, Illinois 60115-2828