Family Action Network events are always free and open to the public.

No tickets, no admission charges, no RSVPs — no barriers! Seating is first-come, first-served (though we save a few for our volunteers and sponsors, of course). Events featuring nationally-renowned speakers often get crowded, so we recommend that you arrive early to get your preferred seat.

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She Said: A Conversation with Megan Twohey

Megan Twohey

Prize-winning investigative reporter for The New York Times

Nov 19 2019 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Evanston Township High School Auditorium

Interview by Sarah Parisien, ETHS Class of 2020 and staff writer for The Evanstonian.

Raising UnSelfies: How to Raise Compassionate, Courageous Kids

Michele Borba, Ed.D.

Educational consultant, motivational speaker, and award-winning author of 24 books

Dec 2 2019 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Central School, Misner Auditorium

Building Empathy in a Fractured World

Jamil Zaki, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology and Director, Stanford Social Neuroscience Laboratory, Stanford University

Dec 4 2019 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

New Trier High School, Winnetka Campus, Gaffney Auditorium

Past Events

Julie Morgenstern

Time-management and productivity specialist, and author of Organizing from the Inside Out, Never Check Email in the Morning, SHED Your Stuff, Change Your Life, and the brand-new Time to Parent: Organizing Your Life to Bring Out the Best in Your Child and You

Nov 8 2019

The Great Juggling Act: Balancing Life as a Parent

Adam Waytz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Nov 4 2019

The Power of Human: How Our Shared Humanity Can Help Us Create a Better World