Expanding Lives, Summer 2017
Jun
24
Jul 31

Expanding Lives, Summer 2017

Four really special young women from West Africa are in Chicago for a 6-week leadership conference with Expanding Lives.

New Play Festival: 4PLAYs
Jul
8
6:00 pm18:00

New Play Festival: 4PLAYs

  • Mary's Attic

Nothing Without a Company's New Play Festival: 4PLAYs is a showcase of new one-act shows by local writers, all set in bars.


Welcome Home, Chelsea Manning!
May
17
6:00 pm18:00

Welcome Home, Chelsea Manning!

  • 4745 North Beacon Street Chicago, IL, 60640 United States

A house party to help support Chelsea after she leaves prison. Chelsea Manning is the LGBTQIA+ movement’s greatest anti-war activist and the longest-imprisoned whistleblower in U.S. history. 

13 Colors of the Honduran Resistance
Apr
28
7:00 pm19:00

13 Colors of the Honduran Resistance

  • Berger Park Cultural Center

In trying to balance hopeful content alongside the usual "what the hell is happening in the world" stuff, this is both.
Come hear resilient women creatively share the story of their resistance. It's also a wake-up call to learn about more international strife and death the US is responsible for.

4th Annual Voices of Loyola: Exhibit
Apr
26
8:00 pm20:00

4th Annual Voices of Loyola: Exhibit

  • Damen Center Atrium

This project captured students' views of their Loyola experience, including the perspective of a queer graduate social work student. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Community Rally in Defense of Evanston Public Library’s Only Black Librarian
Apr
20
3:30 pm15:30

Community Rally in Defense of Evanston Public Library’s Only Black Librarian

  • Evanston Civic Center

Evanston and neighboring community members rally outside a retaliatory disciplinary hearing for Lesley Williams, sole black librarian at Evanston Public Library and Director of Adult Services. This is the latest in a series of punitive actions targeting Williams for her unwavering commitment to challenge the library leadership on issues of racial justice, equitable distribution of resources, representation, provision of library services in predominantly black neighborhoods, and free speech on controversial issues.

Social Justice Summit
Mar
25
9:00 am09:00

Social Justice Summit

  • Corboy Law Center

With keynote Chuy Garcia, the Social Justice Summit is a one-day event aimed at building a community that will work towards reclaiming power by dismantling systems of oppression through collaborative action.

Trans 101
Feb
14
4:15 pm16:15

Trans 101

  • Maguire Hall, Begich Center

Learn basic information about working with people who are trans and/or gender non-conforming.