Cantigny, in partnership with the League of Women Voters, invites the public to their next Civic Awareness Series program on Thursday, November 16, at 7 pm. DuPage County State's Attorney Bob Berlin will present an update on public safety and discuss the county's restorative justice programs. He will cover the SAFE-T Act’s implications for the criminal justice system, ncluding pre-trial provisions of the Act which became Illinois law in September.

The free presentation is in-person and online. Registration is not required for the program at the Cantigny Park Visitors Center, and parking is complimentary. Online viewers should register at Cantigny.org to receive a Zoom link.

Bob Berlin has been a prosecutor for 36 years, beginning his career in 1987 as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Cook County. In 2004, he joined the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office as Deputy Chief of the Office’s Juvenile Division. He was appointed DuPage County State’s Attorney in December 2010 and elected to full four-year terms in 2012, 2016 and 2020. Berlin earned the Illinois State Crime Commission’s State’s Attorney

 of the Year Award in 2013, and in 2020, the Illinois Chiefs of Police Association named him Public Official of the Year. He is a frequent lecturer on a variety of criminal justice issues and has testified before the Illinois Senate Criminal Law Committee and Illinois House Judiciary Committee on numerous criminal justice bills.

About the League of Women Voters
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy and does not support or oppose any political parties or candidates. Learn more at my.lwv.org/

About Cantigny
Cantigny, in Wheaton, Illinois, is the 500 acre estate of Colonel Robert R. McCormick (1880 1955), long time editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune , and founder of the Chicago based Robert R. McCormick Foundation. It is home to gardens, walking trails, a museum dedicated to the 1 st Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, a highly ranked 27 hole public golf course, and a golf academy for all ages. More information is online at Cantigny.org , including hours, admission fees and upcoming


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