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

Welcome to our 2023-2024 season!

We will be hosting both Zoom virtual events and in-person events this season.

Note that  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for our Zoom webinars.

 

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ZOOM EVENT

Look Again: The Power of Noticing What Was Always There

Cass R. Sunstein

Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School and bestselling author

Ayelet Fishbach, Ph.D.

Jeffrey Breakenridge Keller Professor of Behavioral Science and Marketing at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Feb 27 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ON ZOOM

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ZOOM EVENT

Practical Optimism: The Art, Science, and Practice of Exceptional Well-Being

Sue Varma, MD

Psychiatrist, cognitive behavioral therapist, and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at New York University Langone Health

Tara Lipinski

1998 Olympic gold medalist in figure-skating, actress, sports commentator, documentary film producer, and philanthropist

Feb 29 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ON ZOOM

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ZOOM EVENT

Holy Shift!: Moving Your Company Forward to the Future of Work

Dan Michelson

Founder and CEO of InCommon

Sarah Alter

Former CEO of NextUp and member of the Illinois State Lottery Advisory Board

Mar 7 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ON ZOOM

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ZOOM EVENT

Splinters: Another Kind of Love Story

Leslie Jamison, Ph.D.

New York Times bestselling author and an associate professor at Columbia University’s School of the Arts

Ashley C. Ford

New York Times bestselling author

Mar 18 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ON ZOOM

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ZOOM EVENT

Over the Influence: Why Social Media is Toxic for Women and Girls

Kara Alaimo, Ph.D.

Communication professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University and CNN Opinion contributor

Laura Apperson

Nonfiction editor at Alcove Press

Mar 20 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ON ZOOM

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ZOOM EVENT + BOOK GIVEAWAY!

There’s Always This Year: On Basketball and Ascension

Hanif Abdurraqib

Poet, essayist, and cultural critic

Ross Gay, Ph.D.

Award-winning New York Times bestselling author

Apr 11 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ON ZOOM

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IN-PERSON + BOOK GIVEAWAY!

Somehow: Thoughts on Love

Anne Lamott

New York Times bestselling author of 20 books

Heidi Stevens

Chicago-based writer and Director of External Affairs for the University of Chicago’s TMW Center for Early Learning + Public Health

Apr 23 2024 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Loyola Academy, McGrath Family Performing Arts Center

Note: Event start time is Central Time (CT).

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

Past Events

ZOOM EVENT
Suneel Gupta Debbie Millman

Host of the Webby Award-winning podcast Design Matters, co-owner and editorial director of PrintMag.com, and chair of the first-ever Masters in Branding Program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City

Feb 12 2024

Everyday Dharma: 8 Essential Practices for Finding Success and Joy in Everything You Do