Shavon Womack is the ultimate rockstar volunteer. Her absolute dedication to the work is inspiring to see. Out of the 20 weeks of tournaments we ran last year, Shavon volunteered as a judge or table operator at all but two of them! As someone with no prior experience with debate, we wanted to hear directly […]
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Chicago comes alive in the summer with festivals, cookouts, traveling and the beautiful sun. For Chicago youth, summer is a great opportunity to relax and get involved with various programs aimed at enhancing their skills outside of the school year. This summer, over 180 students chose to take advantage of their time off by attending […]
Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reduce its restrictions on legal immigration to the United States. Each year, the debate topic is chosen by a vote of participating schools across the country. This year, students across Chicago will have the opportunity to debate core issues regarding a topic front and center in the […]
Hello Chicago Debates Family & Friends, What a great time to join the Chicago Debates team! As we embark upon many exciting changes, I am inspired and eager to lead this charge. In my short time here, I’ve met so many great people who are passionate about debate, many of whom are former debaters that […]
Today the Chicago Debate Commission revealed its new name and logo, officially relaunching the organization as Chicago Debates. This change is the result of strategic efforts and a vision to rebrand the organization to better reflect who they are and the youth they serve. The organization worked with Mark Drozd and his team at EPIC, […]