Free Educational Topics in Chicago
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What is Scuba Therapy? What research has been done around scuba diving and spinal cord injury? autism? PTSD? Chronic pain? How is Diveheart helping to inspire and partner with the medical community to delve more deeply into what scuba diving can do to for people of all abilities.
There are many people and organizations that crave leadership with their teams inside their organization, but they don't want to utilize the people that know how to take them from nothing to a point of success. MORE >We show you how to lead a healthy environment, how to have right relationships inside your company, how to build a team, how to stay positive, and how to get results.
All companies want results. We will show you how to unlock ideas and open new doors of productivity.
Much of psychology looks at what is wrong with the world: research for disorders will examine those that have the disorder. What if we looked at those that don't have the disorder and ask, "What are they doing right?" This fascinating field looks at how we can improve ourselves by examining those of us who are above average, so that we can help those that are going through the rough patches of life. MORE >The field gives compelling, scientific proof on how we should change our mindset to promote self-improvement, overcoming disorder, and achieving our goals. Every time I have given this presentation I have people coming up to me requesting more info as it makes us expand our way of thinking psychologically! This is appropriate for all ages.
Wouldn’t it be great to do your part to save the environment, and save money at the same time? Here in Illinois, it’s possible--thanks to a number of statewide policies that CUB fought long and hard for. In this talk, I’ll give you the lowdown on how you can use renewable energy and become more efficient at home every day. MORE >CUB is a non-profit, statewide utility watchdog organization created in 1983 to work for lower gas, electric and telephone rates. CUB has been on your side for 30 years—blocking utility rate hikes, winning consumer refunds and helping to pass important consumer protection laws. Our outreach team has spoken at hundreds of community meetings across Illinois and would love to come to yours!
Please note that depending on my availability, another one of our trained outreach staff may take my place as speaker at your meeting, but I can let you know for sure when you contact me.
Ask most consumers their opinion about GMOs and their answers will likely range from concern to avoiding them at all costs. In this session, a local Illinois farmer will answer some of the questions being asked about GMOs today including: Are they safe for human consumption? Do they cause cancer and allergies? What crops and foods are currently being modified? Are farmers forced to grow GMOs by large companies? MORE >
In today’s media-rich environment, many policy issues are in the news, but, often not at a significant level of depth. One of the topics of growing interest to many engaged groups is the topic of Climate Change. The discussion related to Climate Change can be confusing to many. Often, there is uncertainty of what Climate Change is, what are its effects and what can be done about it. MORE >The Citizens Climate Lobby, is a national nonprofit, non-partisan organization that provides presentations to groups such as Rotary Clubs, League of Women Voters, college clubs and other local groups
The presentation will educate, enable, and entertain your group members. The presentation can include short videos, slides, stories and time for audience questions. While the length of the presentation is at your discretion, the following topics will be covered:
• How will climate change impact the Chicago area ?
• What climate solutions exist ?
• How can we solve the problem and create jobs, grow GDP, increase household income and improve US competitiveness at the same time ?
• What actions can ordinary citizens take to ensure a stable climate in the future ?
After participating in our meetings, participants often feel more informed, energized and hopeful for a future stable climate. There will be no solicitation of donations or attempts to sell anything.
Please contact me if you would like to discuss this opportunity for a presentation of this timely topic.
We see many stories in the media that cause concern about antibiotics and hormones in the food we eat. How are farmers using these things on their farms? Who regulates our food supply to make sure it is safe? What checks and balances are in place? Get answers to these questions and more from a local Illinois farmer. MORE >
Farmers are passionate about the environment and sustainability. After all, if the environment isn’t healthy, our land and crops would suffer. Hear how Illinois farmers use research, technology, and other tools to make their farms more environmentally sustainable for future generations.
"10 Secrets for Raising Innovative Children" describes what parents can do to help their children build upon their natural tendencies to be innovative while offering a buffer to the potential damage they'll experience when they begin their formal education at age 5. There is significant evidence that from age 5 to age 20 the typical person experiencing the traditional US educational system will lose almost all of their capabilities for being innovative. MORE >
We know the ethical treatment of animals is important to you, and we want you to know that it is important to us, too. Animal well-being is a top concern for Illinois farmers, and we want to have a conversation with you about it. Learn the ins-and-outs of how animals are raised on local farms. MORE >