WE have a Winner! WBEZ is proud to announce the top bidder for the scintillatingly unforgetable dinner with Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dorhn - Retired Chicago Police Officer Byrne Yuras. Officer Yuras and five of his best friends and fellow members of the American Knights Motorcycle Club, Chicago Chapter.
Officer Yuras has had a colorful career in Law Enforcement since he returned from Vietnam in 1969. Joining CPD in 1970, Officer Yuras was briefly assigned to the Red Squad but after that unit was disbanded remained a patrol officer until his retirement in 2008. He is a widower, weight-lifter, motorcycle enthusiast, member of Mensa Brighton Park Chapter, Knight of Columbus and an Illinois Megaball Jackpot winner.
Officer Yuras says that he and his fellow retired officers will ring the doorbell with their elbows. He's bringing dessert and entertainment. You are listening to WBEZ, in Chicago! The time is 8:28.
Enjoy an unforgettable and scintillating dinner for a party of six cooked by veteran activists and educators Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn. Fascinating conversation over a meal is the agenda for this special evening.
William Ayers, Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago (retired), has written extensively about social justice, democracy and education, the cultural contexts of schooling and teaching as an essentially intellectual, ethical, and political enterprise. He is currently the vice-president of the curriculum studies division of the American Educational Research Association.
Bernardine Dorhn, Clinical Associate Professor of Law at Northwestern University and founder of the Children and Family Justice Center, is a child advocate who teaches, lectures and writes about children’s law, juvenile justice, the needs and rights of youth, and international human rights. With Steven A. Drizin, she is co-founder of the Center on the Wrongful Conviction of Youth.
Dinner will be arranged on a mutually agreed upon date before September 30, 2012. All sales are final.
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