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May 2017

Holocaust Denial and Alternative Facts: The Continuing Assault on Truth

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Norhtwestern University, McCormick Foundation Forum, 1870 Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL 60208 United States
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Dr. Deborah E. Lipstadt is the Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University. Her academic career spans 40 years of research and writing. An accomplished author, Dr. Lipstadt's book, "History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier," recounts the story of her libel trial in London against David Irving, who sued her in 1996 for calling him a Holocaust denier and right-wing extremist. The book was recently adapted into the blockbuster film, "Denial,"…

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Student-led Climate Rally

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
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Imagining Climate Change from Noah’s Flood to The Day After Tomorrow

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Northwestern University, 1902 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208 United States
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The biblical story of Noah’s Flood served as a template for some of the very first theories of global climate change in the Scientific Revolution, and it is once again being used as a means of imagining and representing anthropogenic global climate change in the 21st century in popular media. This talk considers the historical origins of the use of flooding imagery and metaphors in contemporary climate discourse and the consequences and implications of this recycling for climate action. Lydia…

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Finding Oscar

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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The creative fingerprints of executive producer Stephen Spielberg are evident throughout this documentary that functions as a mystery, a dramatic exposé of a little-known Guatemalan massacre, and a piece of humanitarian detective work that reunites the remainder of a family. On the night of December 6, 1982, the special forces of a Reagan-backed Guatemalan military regime descended on the tiny rural village of Dos Erres for a murderous spree that left every man, woman, and child dead. Years later, as…

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Blessed and Broken: Immigration and the Eucharist

May 6 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Regina Dominican High School, 701 Locust Road
Wilmette, IL 60091-2217 United States
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$25

Fr. Dan Groody

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Annual Peace Day: The Poor & The Earth Are Crying

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Blanchette Catholic Center, 16555 Weber Rd.
Crest Hill, IL 60403 United States
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Free

This year the focus is on climate change and the keynote speaker is Dan Misleh, Executive Director and Founder of the Catholic Climate Covenant.

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Peace Day 2017/Dia de la Paz 2017: The Poor & The Earth Are Crying/Los Pobres y la Tierra Están Clamando

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Diocese of Joliet Blanchette Center, 16555 Weber Rd.
Crest Hill, IL 60403 United States
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Join the Justice and Peace Ministry for a day of learning and reflection on Climate Change. Enjoy presentations - offered in English and Spanish - from Catholic Relief Services, Faith In Place, and the Catholic Climate Covenant. Lunch will be provided. There is no cost for this event but we will accept free will offerings. We will have fair trade items for sale at the event. Please bring your own water bottle and/or coffee mug. Únase al Ministerio de Justicia…

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Finding Oscar

May 6 @ 4:45 pm - 6:30 pm
Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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The creative fingerprints of executive producer Stephen Spielberg are evident throughout this documentary that functions as a mystery, a dramatic exposé of a little-known Guatemalan massacre, and a piece of humanitarian detective work that reunites the remainder of a family. On the night of December 6, 1982, the special forces of a Reagan-backed Guatemalan military regime descended on the tiny rural village of Dos Erres for a murderous spree that left every man, woman, and child dead. Years later, as…

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Golder Lecture Series: Racism

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Jeremiah, 937 Happ Rd.
Northfield, IL 60093 United States
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Clarence Page

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Finding Oscar

May 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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The creative fingerprints of executive producer Stephen Spielberg are evident throughout this documentary that functions as a mystery, a dramatic exposé of a little-known Guatemalan massacre, and a piece of humanitarian detective work that reunites the remainder of a family. On the night of December 6, 1982, the special forces of a Reagan-backed Guatemalan military regime descended on the tiny rural village of Dos Erres for a murderous spree that left every man, woman, and child dead. Years later, as…

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Keep Hope Alive

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Ignatius College Prep, 1076 W. Roosevelt Rd
Chicago, IL 60608 United States
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$150

Benefit for the Immigration Ministry of the Archdiocese of Chicago.

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An Evening with Rep. John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Francis W. Parker School, 330 W. Webster Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Rep. Lewis was chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and one of the "Big Six" national leaders of the movement, alongside such figures as Martin Luther King, Jr. and A. Philip Randolph. As SNCC chairman, Lewis was an architect of, and the youngest featured speaker at, the historic 1963 March on Washington, and was a key figure in the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer. Together with Hosea Williams, he led the landmark "Bloody Sunday" March in Selma, Alabama, where…

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A Morning with Rep. John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The University of Chicago, Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Chicago, 60637 United States
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Rep. Lewis was chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and one of the “Big Six” national leaders of the movement, alongside such figures as Martin Luther King, Jr. and A. Philip Randolph. As SNCC chairman, Lewis was an architect of, and the youngest featured speaker at, the historic 1963 March on Washington, and was a key figure in the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer. Together with Hosea Williams, he led the landmark “Bloody Sunday” March in Selma, Alabama, where…

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Anger and Revolutionary Justice

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Old St. Patrick Parish, 711 W. Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60661 United States
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$10

Martha C. Nussbaum “Anger is not just ubiquitous, it is also popular.” When we are offended, anger is often the “first responder” we summon from our array of emotional responses. Can anger be a noble response or is it a human failure, a disease that deforms all our interactions? Drawing upon the lessons we can learn from Gandhi, King, and Mandela; Dr. Nussbaum argues that we can and must reorient ourselves from the conceptually confused and dangerous mindset that too…

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Finding Oscar

May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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The creative fingerprints of executive producer Stephen Spielberg are evident throughout this documentary that functions as a mystery, a dramatic exposé of a little-known Guatemalan massacre, and a piece of humanitarian detective work that reunites the remainder of a family. On the night of December 6, 1982, the special forces of a Reagan-backed Guatemalan military regime descended on the tiny rural village of Dos Erres for a murderous spree that left every man, woman, and child dead. Years later, as…

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Resisting Displacement: Expanding Sanctuary in the Americas

May 21 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Christ Lutheran Church, 3253 West Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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$50

Our communities in the Americas—whether immigrant or campesino or indigenous or Afro- descendant—are pushed off their land and sometimes out of their countries by large economic forces pursuing profits. For these forces, there are no borders. Many who are displaced are finding ways to connect with others in the Americas to resist deportation and dislocation. All seek to create safer spaces in which to live in the Americas. Come for social time with CRLN members and staff and hear from…

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Resisting Displacement: Expanding Sanctuary in the Americas

May 21 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Christ Lutheran Church, 3253 West Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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$50

Our communities in the Americas—whether immigrant or campesino or indigenous or Afro-descendant—are pushed off their land and sometimes out of their countries by large economic forces pursuing profits. For these forces, there are no borders. Many who are displaced are finding ways to connect with others in the Americas to resist deportation and dislocation. All seek to create safer spaces in which to live in the Americas. Come for social time with CRLN members and staff and hear from Claudia…

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Rites of Justice

May 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Athanasius Parish, 2510 Ashland Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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Mary Deeley, pastoral associate at Sheil Catholic Center, will present a liturgy-based approach to Catholic social teaching. She will focus on sacramental life and what it calls us to be. Deeley received a music degree from Dominican University, a Master of Divinity degree fromYale University Divinity School, and a PhD in Hebrew Scripture and Early Christian Literature from Northwestern University. After teaching at Mundelein College and Seabury Seminary, she joined the Sheil Center staff in 1997. Deeley is the author…

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Reclaiming Southwest Chicago

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
St. Adrian’s Church, 7000 S. Washtenaw
Chicago, IL United States
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The will brief people on the substantial progress being made in southwest Chicago-- *property values are up *foreclosures down *many parents take part in a parent-mentoring program *the crime rate has been cut in half *local public schools are improving greatly *by end of 2017, no vacant properties to reclaim between Rockwell & California, 59th to 63rd sts. And talk about the future---rebuilding an additional 100 homes and buildings .   Potential funders of the next phase will be at the…

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Sister’s Serenade

May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Teresa of Avila Parish, 1033 W. Armitage Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Join Catholic Extension for an evening of cultural and religious music sung by 50 Latin American sisters serving poor Catholic communities across the U.S.

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Religion and Xenophobia: The Role of Church-State Incongruence

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Northwestern University, 1902 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208 United States
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This talk argues that minority communities are better able to overcome the clandestine collective action dilemma, i.e. the dual challenge of coordination and secrecy. Based on two unique collections of post-war testimonies, Robert Braun shows that minority groups were more likely to facilitate clandestine cooperation against the Nazis because their members formed insulated hubs of commitment that were able to combine mobilization without increasing exposure. Robert Braun (sociology) studies intergroup relationships in times of social upheaval.He is currently finishing a…

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Muslim Community Center Interfaith Iftar

May 30 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Muslim Education Center, 8601 Menard Ave.
Morton Grove, IL 60053 United States
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Free

Strengthening Our Community Through a Shared Experience Join us as we celebrate breaking our fast with our Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Baha'i, Hindu and Sikh communities. Listen to stories from our faith leaders, eat dinner and engage in dialogue with members of other faiths. There will be a panel of storytellers -- Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Baha’i, Sikh and Hindu –will each describing how, from their faith perspective, we can build a stronger community through the shared experiences of fasting or self-sacrifice.…

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Hidden Histories: Short films on Japanese American Incarceration During WWII

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Northwestern Univeristy, Harris Hall, 1881 Sheridan Rd.
Evanston, IL 60208 United States
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In honor of Asian Pacific Heritage Month the Asian American Studies Program and Multicultural Student Affairs are sponsoring an evening of short films on the incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII. Contact: Cheryl Jue 847-467-7114 or  asianamerican@northwestern.edu

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June 2017

Resist Trump’s Wars: Building an Anti-War Movement

June 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
8th Day Center for Justice, 205 W. Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60606 United States
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A forum and discussion with Kevin Gostolza of Shadowproof, and Pat Hunt of Chicago area CodePINK. For well over a decade, US drone strikes, special forces raids, and aerial bombardments have reigned down terror on people in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Syria and other countries, yet have received inadequate attention from the media and even from protest movements. In the first 100 days of the Trump administration, these acts of military aggression have increased- with the bombing of Syrian air…

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Vicariate 2 Care for Creation Listening Event

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. Nicolas Parish, 806 Ridge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202 United States
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As people of faith, we have a moral responsibility to be good stewards of God's creation. Pope Francis urges us to have "a new dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our planet. We need a conversation which includes everyone, since the environmental challenge we are undergoing, and its human roots, concern and affect us all." Join us as we reflect on our Catholic faith, and how it calls on us to be in right relationship with God,…

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The Nuclear Requiem Screening

June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wilmette Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave.
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States
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Produced 70 years after the creation and first use of nuclear weapons, the film explores the conundrum of humankind's most lethal weapon, investigates the continuing struggle over how to resolve this complex issue, and ponders why nuclear weapons continue to exist. Following the documentary, there will be a discussion led by Lily Wojtowicz, a nuclear policy consultant.

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Sundays at Catholic Theological Union, “Witness to Manzanar”

June 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Catholic Theological Union, 5416 South Cornell St.
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
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Maryknoll Sister Jaruko Doi will offer a deeply personal reflection on the contemporary significance of the forced removal and internment U.S. citizens of Japanese heritage during World War II.  This experience lives on, not only among generations of Japanese-Americans who, like Jaruko, carry the legacy of their families' unjust incarceration, but also in the fabric of our American culture in ways that continue to marginalize minority communities and threaten those perceived as "outsiders".  And she will share how this experience continues to inform her life…

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Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust

June 7 @ 7:00 pm
St. Nicolas Parish, 806 Ridge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202 United States
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Marty Brounstein

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Christian Response to Transgender

June 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Athanasius Parish, 2510 Ashland Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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The presenter will be Dave Ozar, Loyola University Emeritus Professor of Ethics, and a consulting ethicist at North Shore University Health System.  As a consultant to a local transgender support group for its educational outreach programs, Ozar has known many transgender persons.  He will explain the meaning of key terms (“gender identity,”  “transgender,” “transsexual” etc.), reflect on our Christian commitment to respect and support the worth of every person, and discuss the ways in which our society has and has…

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Re-imagine Justice for Emerging Adults

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lawndale Christian Conference Center, 3750 W. Ogden Ave. 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60623 United States
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Emerging adulthood is increasingly recognized as a distinct period of life, much like adolescence, with profound implications for adulthood. The justice system can help by treating conflict with the law through diversion, community alternatives and restorative justice - or can hurt by the stigmatization of an adult criminal record that is a barrier to employment and education. This summit will examine Illinois' history of addressing emerging adult issues and best practices for the emerging adult population. This event is designed…

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Peace Starts Here, Annual End of School Year Rally and Peace March

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Sabina Parish, 1210 W. 78th Place
Chicago, IL 60620 United States
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Together we can save our kids. Together we can stand for justice. Together we can rebuild our communities. Together we can make Black Lives Matter. Cardinal Blaise Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, will attend.

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Women’s Demonstration to Ban the Bomb

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Federal Plaza, 230 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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Last year 123 countries voted in the UN General Assembly to ban nuclear weapons. Negotiations began this March, which the US and other nuclear weapons possessors have boycotted. Chemical weapons, biological weapons, and land-mines have all been banned, Women Ban the Bomb is a women-led initiative building on the momentum of movements at the forefront of the resistance, including the Women’s March. It will bring together people of all genders, sexual orientations, ages, races, abilities, nationalities, cultures, faiths, political affiliations…

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Muslim Discussion

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilmette Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave.
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States
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Featuring Ahlam Mahmood, Iraqi Muslim, a refugee from Syria, a political prisoner, a mother, wife a new American, and subject of the upcoming book, A Disappearance in Damascus.

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Before the Flood

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Francis Xavier Parish, Xavier Room, 524 9th St.
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States
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The Science is Clear, The Future is Not. Documentary & Discussion. This National Geographic documentary follows Leonardo DiCaprio as he travels the world to examine firsthand the effects of climate change and meets with President Barak Obama, Pope Francis and Elon Musk to learn more about possible ways to prevent catastrophic damage to the environment.

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The Conscience Monologues: Women’s Stories of Conscience in the Catholic Church

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Piper Hall, Loyola University, 970 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL United States
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$10

Women share their stories of conscience within the Catholic Church, using the following definition of conscience: “The still small voice within each person, a soul voice that speaks from our essence and guides our lives.” Parking entrance at 1032 W Sheridan. Doors open at 1:30 Q&A and light refreshments to follow the 1-hour performance. Suggested donations: $10-$50 Your gift covers payment to our actors and a donation to 8th Day center. Reservations required due to a 50-person capacity. Please contact…

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Protectors of God’s Handiwork

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sacred Heart Convent, 2221 Elmwood Ave.
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States
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We invite you to join us in our annual tradition of gathering around our peace pole. Uniting with persons from all walks of life, cultures and faith traditions, we are Pilgrims of Truth and Pilgrims of Peace, building a culture of peace and vigilant care for our Mother, “sister earth." Our “Pilgrimage of Blessing” will take place in various spaces around and inside Sacred Heart Convent; it will begin outdoors near the gazebo on the south side of the building.…

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July 2017

We All Need Peace Exhibit

July 16
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, 9603 Woods Dr.
Skokie, IL 60077 United States
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Through colorful, cut paper images from artist Ingrid Hess and writer Patti Vick, explores why we need peace and find ways to be peacemakers in our world. Closes July 16, 2017.

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The Age of Consequences: Climate. Change. Conflict.

July 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wilmette Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave.
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States
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The film discusses how climate change impacts resource scarcity, migration and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability. Whether a long-term vulnerability or sudden shock, unpacks 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 with grave implications for peace and security in the 21st century.

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Advancing the Kingdom of God in the 21st Century

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old St. Patrick Parish, 711 W. Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60661 United States
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Tony Magliano

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The Age of Consequences: Climate. Change. Conflict.

July 23 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Evanston Library, 1703 Orrington Ave
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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The film discusses how climate change impacts resource scarcity, migration and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability. Whether a long-term vulnerability or sudden shock, unpacks 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 with grave implications for peace and security in the 21st century.

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Wilmette Faith Leader Environment Discussion

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Wilmette Community Church, 1020 Forest Ave.
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States
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Share what's happening in your faith community and learn from each others stories. Explore ways of building awareness, inspiring and acting in worship services, in the worship space and grounds in connection with other faith communities in Wilmette. Thoughts for the dialogue: What changes have you made to your place of worship that honor earth and natural resources? What is your faith group currently doing about earth care? How have people gotten involved? Top down? Congregation initiative? Both? What ways…

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August 2017

Anti-Violence Workshop

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Old St. Mary’s Parish, 1500 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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September 2017

Faith in Action Peace Walk

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
St. Clare of Montefalco Parish, 5443 S. Washtenaw Ave.
Chicago, IL 60632 United States
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Free

Join Warriors Of Peace, Jeremiah Youth Group and Parish Peace Project for the 1st ever community walk against violence in the Gage Park Community. Neighborhoods are becoming too violent. People are losing their lives due to the increasing violence and crime. As the growing voice of the community, they are raising awareness about the recurring violence, providing anti-violence alternatives, and most importantly creating unity among the members of the Gage Park Community. They will honor the Martinez Family with a…

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Anti-Violence Workshop

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Our Lady Gate of Heaven, 2330 East 99th St.
Chicago, IL 60617 United States
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Justice in the Workplace

September 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Muslim Education Center, 8601 Menard Ave.
Morton Grove, IL 60053 United States
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Free

A panel discussion about the value of a worker from a religious perspective and what the reality for minorities is today. The focus will be on how class, gender, race, disability and other factors can affect our access to meaningful work and fair compensation.  Below is a list of our esteemed speakers: Suzanne Akhras, Executive Director of the Syrian Community Network, http://syriancommunitynetwork.org/ Jeff Alexrod, Wilmette Social Justice Team, https://wilmettejusticeteam.com/ Erendira Rendon, a DACA student, Resurrection Project, http://resurrectionproject.org/ Rebecca Shi, Executive Director on Immigration…

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Understanding and Analyzing Systemic Racism Workshop

September 7 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Maria Kaupas Center, 2740 West 68th St.
Chicago, IL 60629 United States
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$450

This 3 day event will provide an in-depth look at race and racism in the United States. Individuals and institutional leaders responsible for diversity and social justice will appreciate the exploration of the historical development of systemic racism and its continuing effects in our society.  Participants will examine ongoing realities of racism including the identity-shaping power racism has on People of Color and White people; explore racism’s individual, institutional and cultural manifestations; and consider the link between racism and other forms of…

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Understanding and Analyzing Systemic Racism

September 8 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Maria Kaupas Center, 2740 West 68th St.
Chicago, IL 60629 United States
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$450

This 3 day event will provide an in-depth look at race and racism in the United States. Individuals and institutional leaders responsible for diversity and social justice will appreciate the exploration of the historical development of systemic racism and its continuing effects in our society.  Participants will examine ongoing realities of racism including the identity-shaping power racism has on People of Color and White people; explore racism’s individual, institutional and cultural manifestations; and consider the link between racism and other forms of…

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Exodus World Services Run/Walk for Refugees

September 9 @ 6:30 am - 10:30 am
Kildeer School, 3100 Old McHenry Road
Long Grove, IL 60047 United States
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A family-friendly day of fun benefiting refugees through the Long Grove historic business district and country roads. Receive a free t-shirt, goody bag and pancake breakfast. Water and aid stations provided. Kids under 12 are free.

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Run/Walk for Refugees

September 9 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
KIldeer School, 3100 Old McHenry Road
Long Grove, IL 60047 United States
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A 5K chip-timed race or 3K walk through the Long Grove historic business district and country roads. Receive a free t-shirt, goody bag and pancake breakfast. Water and aid stations provided.

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Understanding and Analyzing Systemic Racism

September 9 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Maria Kaupas Center, 2740 West 68th St.
Chicago, IL 60629 United States
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$450

This 3 day event will provide an in-depth look at race and racism in the United States. Individuals and institutional leaders responsible for diversity and social justice will appreciate the exploration of the historical development of systemic racism and its continuing effects in our society.  Participants will examine ongoing realities of racism including the identity-shaping power racism has on People of Color and White people; explore racism’s individual, institutional and cultural manifestations; and consider the link between racism and other forms of…

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Ministry on the Margins Webinar

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Rev. James Martin S.J. will offer practical insights and suggestions, based on his new book Building a Bridge, How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion and Sensitivity.

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32nd Hunger Walk

September 16 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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The Hunger Walk route is two miles long. Funds raised by the Hunger Walk support a local network of food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters fighting hunger every day throughout Cook County. Over 31 years, the Hunger Walk has grown into the area’s largest anti-hunger rally and a strong symbol of our shared belief that no one should go hungry. Last year's event brought 12,000 walkers to the lakeshore to raise funds and awareness for the fight against hunger in…

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Life & Justice Conference

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St. John Brebeuf Parish, 8307 North Harlem Ave.
Chicago, IL 60714 United States
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$25

Celebrate International Mission Support, Respect Life, Peace and Justice, Human Concerns, Catholic Relief Services and the Catholic Campaign for Human Development. There will be opportunities to engage in educational workshops, receive tools & resources and participate in a closing liturgy.

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Minimum Wage/Paid Sick Days Suburban Activists Awards Dinner

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
First United Methodist Church, 666 Graceland Ave.
Des Plaines, IL United States
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A thank you to all the people who worked in Cook County suburbs to stop City and Village boards from taking away minimum wage increases and paid sick days from low wage workers. Leaders will be coming from all suburbs where campaigns took place, not just our Northshore communities--Oak Park, Berwyn, LaGrange, Arlington Heights and many more. The dinner will be catered by Hel's Kitchen. The dinner will also raise the question for discussion of what comes next. Congresswoman Jan…

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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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Center of Concern Oktoberfest

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Park Ridge Country Club, 636 Prospect St.
Park Ridge, IL 60068 United States
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$60

German Beer Garden & Buffet Dinner, Live Music, Dancing, Auction, Raffle & Games. Proceeds support services provided by the Center to older adults, the disabled and others in need.

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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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Care of the Earth Interfaith Celebration

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
St. Francis Woods Motherhouse, 9201 W. St. Francis Rd.
Frankfurt, IL 60423 United States
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$20
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DACA Repeal in the Suburbs: Local Impact, Local Resistance

October 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Prairie View Community Center, 6834 W. Dempster St.
Morton Grove, IL United States
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Featuring speakers from the National Immigrant Justice Center, Jan Schakowsky, potentially Sen. Dick Durbin, representatives of the Illinois AG's office, and more.  The focus will be on discussing the local impact of DACA being rescinded in the community, what steps those affected can still take to protect their rights, and what other concerned community members can do to help those affected on the local, state and national levels.

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What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge St.
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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Free

Featuring Pulitzer- Prize winning historian, writer, and journalist Garry Wills, PhD. Wills is the author of What Jesus Meant, Why I Am a Catholic, and Why Priests? and an Emeritus Professor of History at Northwestern University. He will open an interfaith dialogue examining how the Qur’an has been misinterpreted and exploited: by politicians and pundits, by persons of other faiths unfamiliar with the basic facts of Islam, and by fearful persons who seek to prove that Islam is a religion of violence.…

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What To Do About Gun Violence?

October 13 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
University Club, 76 East Monroe
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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$25

Experts from around the country on the Second Amendment, local assault weapons bans, the role of guns in suicides, the public health dimension, and initiatives in education and social services will discuss the issues.  Valerie Jarrett, Kim Foxx, Arne Duncan, and Lori Lightfoot are among the participating presenters. 

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Solidarity March for Peace

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Federal Plaza, 230 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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A day for people to come together to share their love and compassion to call out the hatred and violence that is taking place in our society. This is a day for people of all political and religious affiliations, ethnicities, genders, sexualities, disabilities, ages and every other aspect of a human being. This will be a day for everyone with a compassionate heart and open mind to come together and celebrate love and unity! This will be a non-violent march.…

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On the Peripheries with Migrants and Refugees: How to Effectively Minister Despite Political Challenges

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

A webinar featuring C. Mario Russell, Director of Catholic Charities New York's Immigrant and Refugee Services Division, as he discusses how people can effectively minister to migrants and refugees despite a challenging and ever-changing political climate.

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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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Human Trafficking: Breaking the Silence

October 20 @ 8:15 am - 4:00 pm
University of Wisconsin Parkside, Student Center and Cinema, 900 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI 53144 United States
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$129

An opportunity to learn what human trafficking is, hear first hand testimonials, and discover what can be done to fight it, along with an opportunity to earn 0.5 (5 hours) CEUs.

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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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Forum: Don’t Look Away – How to Respond to Troubled Relationships

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North Riverside Commons, 2401 DesPlaines Ave.
North Riverside, IL United States
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TOPICS: When I Call For Help - A Pastoral Response It's a health issue! Why do they stay? What can I do? Is the law on my side? PRESENTERS: Charles Dahm, OP, Director, Archdiocese of Chicago Domestic Violence Outreach; Miriam Ramirez, BSN, MacNeal Hospital Trauma Coordinator; Kathleen Detwiler, MD, a community physician; and Angelica Lopez, Domestic Violence Legal Clinic attorney will share their perspective on family violence and explain how communities and individuals can supportive those in troubled relationships.  

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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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Advocacy Training Workshop

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cardinal Meyer Center, 3525 South Lake Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60653 United States
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Facilitated by Marisa Vertrees, this half day session will focus on the reasons to be engaged in service and advocacy, based on our faith and Catholic Social Teaching, and will provide in depth training on the “how tos” of engaging in advocacy. Topics covered will include aspects of advocacy in the United States, how the Archdiocese of Chicago is engaged in advocacy with the Catholic Conference of Illinois, and how you can become involved in this effort. We will also…

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Immigrant & Refugee Resource Fair

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mather High School, 5835 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL United States
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Featuring local organizations, universities, and public institutions that provide support and services to the immigrant and refugee communities of Chicago.  There will be information tables and workshops.

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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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Then They Came for Me: Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II and the Demise of Civil Liberties

October 30 - November 19
Alphawood Gallery, 2401 North Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Free

An exhibit that about the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans from the West coast to inland desolate regions. There are also weekly programs involving various speakers and daily screening of a new documentary film And Then They Came for Us by Abby Ginzberg and Ken Schneider. This film makes explicit connections between the Japanese American incarceration story and current concerns with regard to the treatment of Muslims and Muslim Americans.

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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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Free

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

Yasmina’s Necklace

November 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Goodman Theater, 170 N Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Opening night for a play about an Iraqi artist Yasmina, newly arrived in Chicago from her homeland and hardened about the possibility of finding happiness. But when she meets Sam, a man with his own emotional setbacks, what had seemed unthinkable becomes tantalizingly real. Chicago-based artists playwright Rohina Malik and director Ann Filmer reunite for the downtown debut of Yasmina’s Necklace, following its critically-acclaimed world premiere at 16th Street Theater last year. Runs till Nov 20th. Use the promo code…

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The Power of Grace: The Women of Grace House

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Christ Church, 784 Sheridan Rd
Winnetka, IL 60093 United States
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$10

In partnership with Grace House, Still Point Facilitator Mars Caulton worked with the women of Grace House for 16 weeks to create this original performance. In sharing their insights on what grace has meant to each of them, the women have built a community of support while building a moving work of art.

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G.K. Chesterton: Prophetic Voice in the Public Square

November 2 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Loyola University Lakeshore Campus Coffey Hall McCormick Lounge Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

Featuring Fr. Ian Boyd, distinguished professor of Catholic studies at Seton Hall University, president of the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture & founder and editor of The Chesterton Review and author of The Novels of G. K. Chesterton.

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Nonviolence Works: A Cultural Change

November 3 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Loyola University Lakeshore Campus Coffey Hall McCormick Lounge Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

A symposium to bring academic, practical and spiritual dimensions of nonviolence together to create sustaining social and cultural change. There will be a keynote address by Kathy Kelly, a final ritual & homily by Rev. George Clements as well as numerous workshops and panels.

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Nonviolence Works: A Cultural Change

November 4 @ 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Loyola University, Lake Shore Campus, Damen/Crown Center Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

A symposium to bring academic, practical and spiritual dimensions of nonviolence together to create sustaining social and cultural change. There will be a keynote address by Kathy Kelly, a final ritual & homily by Rev. George Clements as well as numerous workshops and panels.

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Anti-Racism Conference: Building, Growing & Sustaining Community

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
1150 East 55th St. Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
$105

Keynote speaker: Rami Nashashibi, Executive Director of the Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN). Conference Schedule: 8:30am - Gathering, Registration, Coffee & light breakfast 9:00 - Opening/Welcome 9:30 - Keynote: Rami Nashashibi from IMAN 10:30 - BREAK 10:45 - Workshop 12:30pm - LUNCH (Provided) 1:30 - Workshop 3:00 - BREAK 3:15 - Next Steps Session 4:30 - Getting Connected: Social hour with refreshments for relationship building and organizing 6:00 - Adjourn Conference Workshops Sustainable Practices Institutional Organizing 101 Internalizing Racism Faith-based…

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From Protest to Power

November 5 @ 2:30 pm - 4:45 pm
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 399, 2260 S. Grove St.
Chicago, IL 60616 United States
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An opportunity to come together with around 1,000 other people from the Chicagoland area to explore our present crisis and push legislators to support our vision and policies. Elected officials including (but not limited to) Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, state representatives Will Guzzardi, Theresa Mah, and Christian Mitchell, and U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky will be present. We will also showcase our candidate pipeline, an effort to identify, prepare, and help elect regular folks to public office. We want…

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I Am Not Your Negro

November 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL United States
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Free

A screening of the documentary in which writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America. RSVP to chicagoicar@gmail.com if you plan on attending.

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How the Catholic Church Can Heal the Wounds of Racism in our Communities

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

A webinar featuring Sr. Patricia Chappel, SNDdeN and Ralph McCloud who will discuss their efforts to combat racism and offer insights on how others can be at the forefront of this effort including strategies on how to start a dialogue.

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What to Say, What to Do, When to Act: A Compassionate Response to Mental Health Concerns

November 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Francis Xavier Parish, Xavier Room, 524 9th St.
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States
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One in 25 people will experience a serious mental health challenge this year. Rev. Kathy Dale McNair, founder of the mental health ministry Faith, Hope and Recovery Faith Net Coordinator for NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness), will provide greater understanding, sensitivity, support and practical ways to support families and friends dealing with mental illness.  

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Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago, An Exciting Innovation in Jesuit Education

November 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Athanasius Parish, Fitzgerald Center, 2510 Ashland Ave.
Evanston, IL United States
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Begun in 2015, Arrupe College's mission is to provide affordable, accessible and achievable college education for a diverse student body with limited financial resources. Upon completing the two-year program, students can expect little or no debt. Isabel Reyes, Arrupe’s admissions director, will describe the concept.

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Social Inclusion Teach-In

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hermann Hall Ballroom, 3241 S. Federal St.
Chicago, IL United States
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Free

In the last year, the rights of people that differ from many elected officials in ethnicity, religion, immigration status, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and disability have been under threat. Many people may be familiar with issues affecting their own family and friends, but may be less familiar with similar issues facing others. Illinois Tech is hosting a teach-in to engage the community in a discussion about how to combat threats to social inclusions and brainstorm effective strategies for action. Attendees…

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Chicago Area Peace Action Annual Dinner

November 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Francis Xavier Parish, Xavier Room, 524 9th St.
Wilmette, IL 60091 United States
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$125

Featuring keynote speaker, Nancy MacLean, an award winning scholar of U.S. twentieth century history and professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University. She is the author of five books and has received more than a dozen prizes and awards. She has been supported by fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Humanities Center and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowships Foundation. In 2010, she was elected a fellow of the…

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For the Love of Jerusalem: A Holy City for Three Faiths

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Grace Lutheran Church of LaGrange, 200 N. Catherine Ave.
LaGrange, IL 60525 United States
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An interfaith event bringing together Christians, Muslims and Jews to explore each other's faith and learn from one another what it means to be children of Abraham who equally love Jerusalem. Three exceptional speakers will facilitate the discussion. All are welcome! RSVP online at gracelg.org/jerusalem (Lunch begins at 12:15.)

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DREAMers & Other People of Faith in Conversation

November 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
St. Irenaeus Church, 78 Cherry St.
Park Forest, IL 60466 United States
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In Him There Is No North or South: DREAMers & Other People of Faith in Conversation What is DACA? Why is immigration justice important? How can we all help? Please join us for an afternoon of testimonies and conversation to learn about the immigrant experience and how we can build a community of solidarity, respect, and love. This event is hosted by Park Forest People of Faith, an ecumenical and interfaith group, in collaboration with the Archdiocese of Chicago Office…

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Interfaith Gathering: Build Bridges

November 13 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Luke’s Church, 9233 Shermer
Morton Grove, IL United States
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An ecumenical gathering for mutual support and prayer for our leaders, communities and for those we disagree with. For more information, contact Pastor Elizabeth at elizajon@aol.com or call 847-476-0612.

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Migrant Crossing

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Regal Webster Place 11, 1471 W. Webster Ave.
Chicago, IL United States
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$20

A screening of a film that documents the lives of migrants who cross Mexico from Central America and the work of La 72. Ramón Marquez, executive director of La 72 and expert on migration issues in the southern Mexico/Northern Triangle region, will present a Q&A session immediately following the screening. His visit to Chicago is part of a US speaking tour. Located approximately 30km from the Guatemalan border in Tenosique, Tabasco and next to the rail line migrants use to cross Mexico…

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Social Justice and Peace Rally

November 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Loyola University Water Tower Campus, 25 E. Pearson St.
Chicago, Illinois
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A prayer service and march from Loyola University Water Tower Campus to Holy Name Cathedral commemorating the 28th anniversary of the Salvadoran martyrs.

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Ignatian Spirituality Project Annual Company of Grace

November 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Loyola University Lakeshore Campus, Sr. Jean Ballroom Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
$60

Honoring Lisa Nigro, founder of Inspiration Corporation and featuring a keynote address by Fr. Michael Pfleger.  Individual ticket prices go up to $75 after October 26.

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Film Screening and Discussion: The White Helmets

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IIT Tower Auditorium, 10 West 35th Street, 14th Floor
Chicago, IL 60616 United States
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The White Helmets (2016) is an Oscar Award winning short documentary (41 min.) about a group of first responders who risk their lives to rescue victims of airstrikes on civilian targets during the still ongoing Syrian War. The documentary won the 2017 Oscar for Best Short Documentary. After the film, the audience will hear from members of our community who experienced the war in Syria first hand, and those who have worked to help refugees from this war resettle here…

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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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Thanksgiving Eve Interfaith Service

November 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Muslim Education Center, 8601 Menard Ave.
Morton Grove, IL 60053 United States
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This yearly Morton Grove interfaith Thanksgiving Eve service is co-hosted by Muslim Education Center, St. Luke's church, St. Martha's church and Morton Grove Community Church, to give thanks for all the blessings we have received this past year. Leaders from local faith groups will be speaking and there will be light refreshments and fellowship. Guests can also make donations toward hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico, Florida and Texas.

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