“What matters is not to know the world but to change it.” Frantz Fanon “Give Light and people will find the way.” Ella Baker Deserve your dream - Octavio Paz Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.” -Jane Addams Radical simply means “grasping things at the root.” Angela Davis

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Highlighted Events:

 

Freedom Dreams/Freedom Now

In commemoration of Freedom Summer 1964

May 28, 2014 to May 30, 2014

Join us for an intergenerational gathering of scholars, artists & activists to wrestle with the past and imagine & organize for a better future.

Conference speakers include: Angela Davis, Julian Bond, Robin D.G. Kelley, & Rosa Clemente. The conference will feauture creative and engaging sessions with activists from The CRUNK Feminist Collective, People's Law Office, BYP 100, Dream Defenders, Amnesty International, One DC, Students Against Mass Incarceration and many more grassroots organizations from across the nation.

Space is limited. Registration fee is on a sliding scale.

 

Register here! http://chicagofreedomsummer.org/registration/

 

Wednesday May 28, 2014
 

4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

UIC Student Center West

828 S. Wolcott Avenue

Chicago, IL 60607

 
Thursday May 29, 2014
 

9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

UIC Student Center West

828 S. Wolcott Avenue

Chicago, IL 60607

 
Friday May 30, 2014
 

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Social and cultural gatherings to follow the conference sessions

UIC Student Center West

828 S. Wolcott Avenue

Chicago, IL 60607

 

Limited housing scholarships available - please contact sjiuic@gmail.com

Visit the conference website at: http://chicagofreedomsummer.org

 

Eyes on the Prize:

America's Civil Rights Movement

Every Monday @ 6pm @ PUJA at 729 Maxwell Street.