Candidates Forum Sept 10
CANDIDATES FORUM, FREE ADMISSION – RSVP at or pal-pac.org
Date: 09/10/2014 ~~ Forum: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
RSVP LINK to this Free Event: HERE
Join PAL-PAC and politicians from across Illinois and the Chicagoland area for our second ever “Candidates Forum”. Talk, meet, and ask questions to politicians. It’s Polonia’s chance to stand up and let our voice be heard!
The Forum will give political candidates an opportunity to address a wide range of issues that affect Polish community. It will also give Polish- American constituents a chance to listen and ask questions to candidates that are running for office.
The Forum will begin at 6.30 pm and will last till 8:30 pm. The news media have been invited to cover the event. It will be held at the Annex in the Copernicus Center (5216 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, Illinois)
Judy Baar Topinka
The Polish American Leadership Political Action Committee (“PAL-PAC”) is a political organization formed
for the purpose of addressing social, civic, and business interests of the Polish-American community in the
United States. Three general initiatives are utilized to accomplish this goal: education, issue advocacy, and
The organization educates Polish-Americans by informing them of current affairs that may affect their lives
and advises them on what they can do to influence the outcome of these affairs. PAL-PAC believes that
education is the primary focus of its purpose because individuals cannot be motivated to take action without
knowing what is important to them.
Issue advocacy is the advancement of concerns affecting the Polish-American community. PAL-PAC promotes
topics that positively impact Polish-Americans and condemns those that may be adverse to their values.
PAL-PAC understands that in order to make significant progress, the Polish-American community must
identify and select leaders that will represent its interests. Without a voice, Polish-Americans cannot be
For as long as the Polish-American community exists in the United States, PAL-PAC will work actively to support it.[source: pal-pac.org]