The Peoria Area World Affairs Council is welcoming a former member of the Obama administration to discuss the prevention of mass atrocity.

Charles Brown, former senior advisor on atrocity prevention and response, will speak at A Necessary Good: Preventing Mass Atrocities in the Trump Era.”

The event will be held May 18 at Ivy Club in Peoria Heights.

PAWAC Executive Director Kristin McHugh joined Central Illinois On the  Record to preview the event.

You can purchase tickets for dinner or learn more about the evening here.