Harvest Gathering 2017


Harvest Gathering, our signature fund raising event, is taking place on Saturday October 21, 2017 at 5:30 PM, in downtown Bloomington at the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Garden Inn.  We are honored to announce that the speaker for the event is David Shuster, Emmy Award-winning broadcast news journalist with more than 27 years of national and international experience.  David, a Bloomington native, has worked on-air for MSNBC, Fox News, Al Jazeera America, and is now anchor and managing editor of the New York bureau of i24 NEWS, an international news and current affairs network. 

From war to natural disasters, to politics and corruption, David has reported on the best of humanity and the worst. He knows the challenges of presenting unbiased yet accurate information in an increasingly polarized world, and understands the role that media plays in shaping public perception.

As a colleague put it, “David is one of the more insightful TV journalists in America. He is compelling to watch in action, and through it all, has maintained his Midwestern sensibilities and integrity. It’s a rare combination these days.”

Moderator for the evening is IU Media School's Professor of Practice, Elaine Monaghan.  


ABOUT THE EVENT: Our signature fund raising event celebrates and honors individuals who inspire peaceful resolution of conflicts, improve civility and heal harm.  In addition to our featured speakers, the evening also includes a reception where guests can bid on unique silent auction items while enjoying the smooth jazz sounds of the Evan Main Duet. After dinner, join in the fun and compete for delicious homemade desserts including ones prepared by local chefs!  Got questions? Contact CJAM at  cjam@cjamcenter.org  or call 812-336-8677. For information on sponsorship packages please click here.

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