CHICAGO, September 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Illinois Diversity Council is hosting the Inaugural Illinois Leadership Conference in an effort to recognize and empower multiculturalism and leadership throughout the state of Illinois. The event will be held on October 16, 2014 at the McCormick Place Chicago, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive Chicago, Illinois 60616. The keynote speaker will be Former Secretary of State General Collin Powell.
Few can argue that news events during the summer of 2013 are clear evidence that we have more than enough race and gender based issues to debate and dispute in this country. The problems are not new, and they won’t be solved overnight. But it is heartening to know that there are those who are working to make positive changes. Small steps, but steps in the right direction nonetheless.