Odyssey Project Graduation

May 17, 2008

Download Story
IHC/file

The Odyssey Project is founded on the premise that liberal education is education to make people free, and it proceeds on the conviction that engagement with the humanities can offer individuals a way out of poverty by fostering habits of sustained reflection and skills of communication and critical thinking. It provides a college-level introduction to the humanities through text-based seminars led by professors at top tier colleges and universities in order to help low-income adults more actively shape their own lives, as well as the lives of their families, communities, and nation.

This year's Commencement Address was given by IHC Board member Cheryl Johnson-Odim.

 

Recorded Saturday, May 17, 2008 at Alliance Française de Chicago.