The Women and Leadership Archives at Loyola University presents "An Archive, an Alderman, and Activism: Perspectives on the Historic Lakewood-Balmoral Neighborhood" from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, on the first floor of Piper Hall, 970 W. Sheridan Road.

Panelists Kristin Emery, Loyola Public History graduate, and Mary Ann Smith, former 48th Ward alderman and Lakewood-Balmoral resident, will discuss the intersection of archives, politics and historic preservation in Edgewater's Lakewood-Balmoral community.

A reception will follow.