Monday, April 26, 2010

Chicago Film Premier of School Documentary "The Cartel"

Chicago Premier of "a documentary film expose on waste and corruption in American public education." See the compelling trailer here.

You're invited by The Heartland Institute, For the Good of Illinois, and America's Future Foundation invite you to the Chicago premier of “The Cartel” on Friday, April 30, 2010. 

This compelling documentary highlights the problems and promise involved in transforming America’s schools ... and exposes the cartel blocking that transformation at every turn.

The premiere will go from 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. at the Landmark Theater in Chicago’s Century Mall, 2828 North Clark Street, Chicago (just north of W. Diversey; here for directions; parking is extra, but conveniently located next to the parking is available). 

The cost is only $15 and includes refreshments. Deadline for reservations is April 28.  You can purchase tickets by clicking here or at the web site. Space is limited, so make your reservations today. To secure your spot for this important, informative, and entertaining event, register online using a credit card or your PayPal account. You can also register with a credit card by calling Tonya Houston at 312-377-4000, or by sending a check to The Heartland Institute, 19 South LaSalle Street #903, Chicago, IL 60603.

To highlight the importance of this movie, your hosts will present Bob Bowdon, producer of “The Cartel.” Immediately following the movie’s showing, we’ll hold a question-and-answer session in the theater, featuring Bowden; Bruno Behrend, director of the Center for School Reform at The Heartland Institute; and Adam Andrzejewski, founder of For the Good of Illinois.

This event is an excellent opportunity to find out just how close we are to a real transformation of the American education system. It’s great way to introduce your friends and relatives to the organizations and people promoting necessary reforms.

Cancellation policy: Cancellations received by The Heartland Institute at 312-377-4000 on or before 5:00 pm CDT Friday, April 23 will be refunded in full. No refunds will be made for cancellations made after April 23, or for cancellations made by email at any time.

The Heartland Institute is a national nonprofit, nonpartisan research and educational organization devoted to discovering, developing, and promoting free-market solutions to social and economic problems. For The Good Of Illinois is a 501(c)4 non-profit organization whose mission is to promote self-governance in Illinois by engaging, educating, and empowering citizens to demand a limited, accountable, and transparent government of, by, and for the people. America's Future Foundation identifies and develops the next generation of conservative and libertarian leaders. The Chicago chapter is AFF's largest, and holds social events every six weeks that range from roundtable discussions to happy hours to book-signings that are as fun as they are informative.