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September 2017

Counting on Progress

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60607 United States
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An exceptional evening to support the work and mission of Center of Economic Progress.

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Standing in Solidarity

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Misericordia Home, 6300 N. Ridge Ave.
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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The Interfaith Committee for Detained Immigrants (ICDI) 10th Anniversary Celebration

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8th Day Center for Justice Gala of Gratitude

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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October 2017

Understanding Islam in a Challenging Environment: An Interfaith Workshop

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church, 1828 Old Naperville Rd.
Naperville, IL 60563 United States
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In order to be able to work effectively with one another across faiths, we need to not only understand Islam, we need to be able to understand religions in its social/political environment. The purpose of this two session workshop is to provide strategies for engaging in deep, meaningful interfaith dialogue. Azam Nizamuddin will facilitate this workshop.  Mr. Nizamuddin is an attorney and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Theology at Loyola University Chicago where he teaches courses on Islam, and…

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Understanding Islam in a Challenging Environment: An Interfaith Workshop

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church, 1828 Old Naperville Rd.
Naperville, IL 60563 United States
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In order to be able to work effectively with one another across faiths, we need to not only understand Islam, we need to be able to understand religions in its social/political environment. The purpose of this two session workshop is to provide strategies for engaging in deep, meaningful interfaith dialogue. Azam Nizamuddin will facilitate this workshop.  Mr. Nizamuddin is an attorney and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Theology at Loyola University Chicago where he teaches courses on Islam, and…

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The Age of Consequences: How Climate Change Impacts Resource Scarcity, Migration and Conflict Through the Lens of US National Security and Global Stability

October 18
Univeristy of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Union Cinema, 2200 East Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Through case-study analysis, military leaders explain how the stress of climate change interacts with social tensions, sparking conflict. Through long-term vulnerability or sudden shock, shows how water and food shortages, drought, extreme weather, and sea-level rise function as ‘accelerants of instability’ and ‘catalysts for conflict’ in volatile regions of the world. Makes the case that the consequences of business as usual with climate change will be waves of refugees, failed states, terrorism – and will continue to grow in scale…

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Free

Social Justice Day: A Call to Care and Compassion

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Providence Catholic High School, 1800 W Lincoln Hwy.
New Lenox, IL 60451 United States
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The day will consist of 4 forty-five minute workshops on the following topics: Environment and Care for God’s Creation by Dr. Mark Potosnak of the Catholic Climate Covenant Human Trafficking by Sister Jean Okroi, IBVM, of Illinois Women Religious Against Human Trafficking Immigration by Elena Segura, Archdiocese of Chicago Immigration Ministry Welcoming Refugees by Susan Horgan, Exodus World Service There is no fee to attend, but a free-will offering at the event is welcome. Light snacks will be served. Registration…

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Anti-Violence Workshop

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
St. Benedict the African Church, 340 W 66th St
Chicago, IL 60621 United States
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Light: Breakthrough Urban Ministries Annual Benefit

October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hyatt Regency O’Hare, 9300 Bryn Mawr Ave
Rosemont, IL 60018 United States
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Celebrate 25 years of Breakthrough making an impact in Chicago. Our theme of "Light" will touch on the powerful stories of transformation and look toward an ever-expanding future. Your support will allow us to continue to shine in East Garfield Park, and to help our work partnering with those affected by poverty to build connections, develop skills, and open doors of opportunity.

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Evanston Lutheran/Catholic Ecumenical Covenant Ceremony & Celebration

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Chapel at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, 2121 Sheridan Rd.
Evanston, IL 60208 United States
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After a year of preparation, Evanston Catholic and Lutheran churches will celebrate the founding of our ecumenical Covenant. The Covenant will affirm our shared beliefs, acknowledge our differences, and detail our resolutions for how we will come together in our common ministry and missions.

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A Story of Faith, Hope and Forgiveness

October 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
De La Salle Institute, 3434 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, 60616 United States
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Immaculee Ilibagiza, a Rwandan genocide survivor, shares her story. "Forgiving the men who killed my parents and brothers was a process, a journey into deeper and deeper prayers." Doors open: 6:30pm Opening acts: 7:00pm Presentation: 7:30pm Book signing: 8:45pm Call 312-842-1919 (x213) Space is limited

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Covenant Renewal — Archdiocese of Chicago and Metropolitan Chicago Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

October 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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Lutherans and Catholics will join Cardinal Cupich and Bishop Miller in renewing the Archdiocese/Synod Ecumenical Covenant. After a year-long ecumenical immersion, they will pray together with the larger Catholic and Lutheran community to become ever more united in Christ.

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November 2017

Chicago Area Peace Action Annual Dinner

November 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St. Francis Xavier Parish, Xavier Room, 524 9th St.
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States
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Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Winnetka Congregational Church, 725 Pine St.
Winnetka, IL 60093 United States
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December 2017

Faith Alive Day of Reflection

December 2
St. Francis Xavier Parish, Xavier Room, 524 9th St.
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States
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Fr. Tony Gittins

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Speak Truth to Power Exhibit

December 10, 2017 - June 24, 2018
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, 9603 Woods Dr.
Skokie, IL 60077 United States
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Highlights the experiences of fifty courageous Upstanders from around the world to educate students and others about human rights, and urge them to take action. The exhibition is based on the book of the same name by Kerry Kennedy, President of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, and Pulitzer prize winning photojournalist Eddie Adams.

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January 2018
Free

Social Justice: How Important Is This To Our Faith?

January 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Francis Xavier Parish, Xavier Room, 524 9th St.
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States
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An overview of social justice in Scripture and Church teaching; the difference between charity and justice; the relationship of justice to peace; personal and social responsibility; and ideas for taking action. Presented by Vic Doucette -- a long time social justice advocate.

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Free

Social Justice: How Important Is This To Our Faith?

January 25, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Francis Xavier Parish, Xavier Room, 524 9th St.
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States
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An overview of social justice in Scripture and Church teaching; the difference between charity and justice; the relationship of justice to peace; personal and social responsibility; and ideas for taking action. Presented by Vic Doucette -- a long time social justice advocate.

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