Art as Activism Spring Series Matthew Freeman Lecture Carol Javier Ortiz: Images of the Aftermath of Violence on Our Communities

Award winning and critically acclaimed photographer, Carlos Javier Ortiz, will discuss the importance of art as activism, his most recent photo documentary work, “We All We Got.”

March 26th, 1015

11:00 am-12:30 pm

Sullivan Room, Auditorium Building 2nd floor

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Art as Activism Spring Series Mansfield Lecture Prince EA: Spoken Word as Activism

Prince Ea, widely known spoken word artist, song writer and musician will discuss the importance of art, education and activism. He will also perform song and verse through which he challenges us to think critically about social justice issues of our time.

April 16th, 2015

Roosevelt University, Murray-Green Library


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Grounding Principles of Restorative Justice

Grounding Principles of Restorative Justice

The Grounding Principles of Restorative Justice

restorative justice grounding FINAL

National Women’s Hall of Fame Event- Chicago

Free Speech and The Transcendent Journey of Chris Drew

Community screening of “Free Speech and The Transcendent Journey of Chris Drew” a film about a street artist and his pursuit of freedom of speech and the US legal system.
When- Friday, November 14th at 7:30pm
Where- Logan Theater, 2646 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL

Introduction to Restorative Justice and Peace Circles

At Roosevelt University in the Auditorium Building Room 410

October 10, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Restorative justice is about building relationships, open and honest communication, repairing harm, equal voice, respect, empathy and healing. This workshop will introduce the concept of restorative justice and present examples of how it is being deployed in Chicago today.

Peace circles are one example of this practice. They create safe spaces for authentic youth and inter-generational engagement. At this workshop we will explore ways to built positive relationships and healthy communities through restorative justice . You will learn the power of the circle by experiencing the circle process .



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