Ongoing Illinois Speaks Meetings

In Golconda & Vienna, IL: 

Image from August 27, 2019 Peoria Illinois Speaks session with Nikki Romain
Both of these are from Peoria’s Illinois Speaks from August 27, 2019, featuring guest speaker Nikki Romain and entitled “Inspiring and Empowering our Community through the Arts.” Learn more about Nikki Romain.

Every third Tuesday of the month @ 6pm
Alternating monthly between Golconda’s Riverview Mansion Hotel (222 S. Columbus Ave) and Vienna Diner (511 East Vine Street).

Next meeting: Tuesday, December 10th in Vienna.
Topic: What it means to be a citizen in a democracy

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Facilitated by Sandra Pfeifer (

In Peoria, IL:

On hiatus until January

Facilitated by Roberta Koscielski (; presented in partnership with Peoria Public Library

In South Shore, Chicago, IL:

On hiatus until February

Presented in partnership with the Neighborhood Network Alliance. For more information, contact Val Free (

For more information, email Elliot at 

Illinois Speaks Awards

Illinois Speaks micro-grants program is on hiatus.

See events that have taken place already