UIC Social Justice Initiative Events

May 1, 2014 Leave a Comment

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Join us at our 
Teaching and Learning Freedom event on May 7th at the WBEZ Little Village Bureau. Next week's Eyes on the Prize community dialogue facilitators are Jackson Potter and Asif Wilson. Lastly, make sure to participate in our May 21stTwitter Town Hall and also attend the UIC Feminist Film Series taking place this week!

In solidarity!

- UIC Social Justice Initiative

UIC Feminist Film Series

Hosted by: GWS Feminism and Social Change 390 Students & Dr. Sekile Nzinga-Johnson

A documentary film series that will engage students on issues of sexual violence, community responses, restorative justice, envisioning a feminist future, and more. Nights of critical conversations, dialogue, and sharing of resources.
[Information about the films can be found here.]
  • April 22nd & April 23rd @UIC Latino Cultural Center (B2)
  • April 24th and April 25th @PUJA Gallery (729 S. Maxwell St.)
(Both spaces are accessible)

All Film Screenings 5:30pm-8:00pm

Save the Date!

SJI Freedom Summer Twitter Town Hall 
Wed, May 21, 3pm 

Beyond Allyship: Raising the Bar on Freedom Struggles

Featured tweeters: Barbara Ransby, Mariame Kaba, April Callen (April Scissors), Mia McKenzie, Moya Bailey, Andrea Smith, Molly Adams (Vocalo), Maya Schenwar (TruthOut), Coya Paz, Gary Younge, Kevin Coval
Freedom Dreams…Freedom Now! 
May 28th - 30th, 2014

The Social Justice Initiative invites you to attend a conference commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer ’64. 

Space is limited. Emails questions to: sjiuic@gmail.com


Dr. Barbara Ransby: UIC Summer 2014 Course on Justice Movements 


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