Education, Places, and Spaces | January 27, 2020
Join us for a conversation about the impact of the Civil Rights Movement of yesteryear on Chicago’s public education spaces and places of today. Our conversation will feature Dr. Janice Jackson, CEO of Chicago Public Schools, Bill Gerstein, former CPS educator and Senior Advisor for Leadership Greater Chicago, and Paola Aguirre, founder of Borderless Studio.Learn more
Anchor Institutions and Civil Rights | February 6, 2020
Join us for a conversation about the effect of the civil rights movement of yesteryear on Chicago’s anchor institutions. This chat will feature Lee Bey.Leaarn more
Housing and Civil Rights | February 13, 2020
Join us for a conversation about the effect of the civil rights movement of yesteryear and of today as it pertains to Chicago’s housing. This panel will feature Commissioner Marisa Novara, City of Chicago Department of Housing, Dr. Janet Smith, of Voorhees Center, UIC and Michelle Rodgers, granddaughter of Dorothy Gautreaux, a community organizer and activist who sued CHA for violating the 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibiting racial discrimination.Learn more
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