Skip to main content

WBEZ News

Freedom Dreams...Freedom Now! (In commemoration of Freedom Summer 1964)

Join the UIC Social Justice Initiative for an intergenerational gathering of scholars, artists & activists to wrestle with the past and imagine & organize for a better future.

Conference speakers include: Angela Davis, Julian Bond, Robin D.G. Kelley, & Rosa Clemente. The conference will also feature creative and engaging sessions with activists from The CRUNK Feminist Collective, People's Law Office, BYP 100, Dream Defenders, Amnesty International, One DC, Students Against Mass Incarceration and other grassroots organizations from across the nation.

Space is limited. Registration fee is on a sliding scale.

Register here! http://chicagofreedomsummer.org/registration/

Wednesday May 28, 2014
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
UIC Student Center West
828 S. Wolcott Avenue
Chicago, IL 60607

Thursday May 29, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
UIC Student Center West
828 S. Wolcott Avenue
Chicago, IL 60607

Friday May 30, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Social and cultural gatherings to follow the conference sessions
UIC Student Center West
828 S. Wolcott Avenue
Chicago, IL 60607

Limited housing scholarships available - please contact sjiuic@gmail.com.

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.

CLOSE X