Michael Skolnik

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Political Director, Office of Russell Simmons

Michael Skolnik is a 21st century civil rights leader. As the Political Director to hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons and President of GlobalGrind.com, an online destination founded by Simmons with over 4.5 million viewers per month, Michael is a leading voice for young America.

Michael serves on the Board of Directors for The Trayvon Martin Foundation and the Drug Policy Alliance.

Events

Monday, October 14
Conversation

Guns - Solutions and Action

This summer, a grassroots movement called Living Rooms Across America visited some of America’s most dangerous cities, where they gathered intimate... read more
Speakers: David Kennedy, Michael Skolnik, Erica Ford, Cassandra Murff, Yusef Shakur
Morningstar 22 W. Washington St.
Friday, October 12
Edison Talks

Edison Talks

Edison Talks is an invitation-only, daylong gathering of provocative presentations, performances and interactive installations led by globally... read more
Speakers: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Michael Sandel, Shaifali Puri, Scott Thomas, Deborah Kenny, Ph.D., Paul Dateh, Jason Silva, Michael Skolnik, AK Pradeep, Steve Stoute, Thomas K. Stat, Clemantine Wamariya, Mike Scotti, Graham Hill, Martin Cooper, Greg Anderson, Elizabeth Joy Roe, Dennis Hong, Giles Duley, Fisher Stevens
Oriental Theatre 24 West Randolph Street

Chicago Ideas Week Oct 17 – 23, 2016

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