Planned Parenthood of Illinois will host the second annual Generations Gala on Thursday, April 19 at the Fairmont Hotel Millennium Park, 200 N. Columbus Dr.
A VIP reception will be at 5 p.m., with a program at 6 p.m. and a cocktail reception/silent auction at 7 p.m.
Chicago leaders such as Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, actress/comedienne Julia Sweeney and best-selling author Sara Paretsky will note how each generation approached the fight for reproductive justice and what Planned Parenthood is doing today to protect reproductive health care for future generations.
Salon.com editor-at-large and MSNBC political analyst Joan Walsh will also speak, and will be at the VIP reception.
Tickets are $75; see www.plannedparenthood.org/illinois.