Chicago Foundation for Women 23rd Annual Luncheon and Symposium: Featuring Denyce Graves from Margaret Garner

October 31, 2008

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Denyce Graves as Margaret Garner

As Chicago Foundation for Women's centerpiece event, the Annual Luncheon and Symposium draws more than 2,000 people each year. This year the Foundation was excited to welcome Denyce Graves, renowned mezzo-soprano and star of the opera Margaret Garner to its 23rd celebration of women and girls.

Chicago Foundation for Women is a collaborative partner on the Chicago premiere of the dramatic and heart-wrenching opera Margaret Garner. As a partner on this groundbreaking American production, the Foundation embarks on a year-long community discussion on the legacy of slavery and the difficult issues that women continue to face today.

This year's symposium event, The Art of Social Justice: How Creativity Complements Advocacy, was also recorded and can be heard by clicking here.

 

Recorded Friday, October 31, 2008 at McCormick Place.