Join AARP Chicago on Wednesday, April 25th for A Global Look at Challenges Facing Black Chicago. This event will take place at the University of Chicago’s Ida Noyes Hall located at 1212 East 59th with doors opening at 5:45 pm; the show time is 6:30pm – 8pm.
In commemoration of the historic events that occurred in 1968, our panel will analyze methods of resistance used among oppressed people globally in hopes of identifying actionable solutions to gentrification, racial wealth gaps, pay inequities, and violence in Chicago.
Panelists for the event :
- Chike Okonkwo, activist and actor (Birth of a Nation, Being Mary Jane)
- Luvvie Ajayi, author, speaker, digital strategist
- Dr. Allan Boesak, theologian, author, human rights activist
- Dr. Lionel Allen, Chief Academic Officer, Urban Prep
Moderated by: Dometi Pongo, WGN
Hosted by: AARP, Trinity United Church of Christ, The University of Chicago School of Social Services and The University of Chicago School for Professional Studies
WHAT: Global Look: Challenges Facing Black Chicago
WHEN: Wednesday, April 25th
WHERE: University of Chicago, Ida Noyes Hall
1212 East 59th
Chicago, IL. 60637
Door Open at 5:45pm
For More information: go to https://1968townhallchi.eventbrite.com