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December 2019

Arise Chicago Faith-Labor-Action Breakfast

December 18 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 399, 2260 S. Grove St.
Chicago, IL 60616 United States
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$150

8:00am Breakfast 8:30am Program Operating Engineers Local 399 Hall - 2260 S. Grove Ave. in Chicago (one-fourth block west of Canal and one block south of Cermak - free parking) Featuring: Keynote Speaker and Faithful Leadership Award Bob Reiter, President, Chicago Federation of Labor Prophetic Leadership Award Dian Palmer, President, Service Employees International Union Local 73 Visionary Leadership Award Leaders Network, Faith-based organization on Chicago’s West side Lisa Parker, NBC 5 News Chicago & SAG-AFTRA member, as MC Register at www.arisechicago.org/2019breakfast…

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January 2020

Brightness of Noon, Part II

January 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Damian Parish, 5300 W. 155th St.
Oak Forest, IL 60452 United States
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Part of the Archdiocese of Chicago series, "Exploring Immigration Issues Through Film and Discussion," this acclaimed two-part documentary challenges us to ask: Who are we when our country refuses to provide refuge to people fleeing violence? For more information, contact Mary Lou Matheke at mmatheke@archchicago.org, Miguel Salazar at msalazar@archchicago.org or 312.534.8508 or visit catholicsandimmigrants.org.

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Who is Dayani Cristal?

January 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Clement Church, 642 W. Deming Place
Chicago,
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Part of the Archdiocese of Chicago series, "Exploring Immigration Issues Through Film and Discussion," tells the story of a migrant who found himself in the deadly stretch of desert known as “the corridor of death” and shows how one life becomes testimony to the tragic results of the U.S. war on immigration. For more information, contact Mary Lou Matheke at mmatheke@archchicago.org, Miguel Salazar at msalazar@archchicago.org or 312.534.8508 or visit catholicsandimmigrants.org.

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One Border One Body

January 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Our Lady of Perpetual Hope, 1775 Grove Street
Glenview, IL 60025 United States
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Part of the Archdiocese of Chicago series, "Exploring Immigration Issues Through Film and Discussion," tells the story of an annual liturgy on the American/Mexican border that unites people beyond political constructions which attempt to divide them. For more information, contact Mary Lou Matheke at mmatheke@archchicago.org, Miguel Salazar at msalazar@archchicago.org or 312.534.8508 or visit catholicsandimmigrants.org.

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Icebox

January 12, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Old St. Patrick Parish, 711 W. Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60661 United States
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Part of the Archdiocese of Chicago series, "Exploring Immigration Issues Through Film and Discussion," tells the story of a 12-year-old Honduran boy who is forced to flee his home and seek asylum in the United States, only to find himself trapped in the U.S. immigration system. For more information, contact Mary Lou Matheke at mmatheke@archchicago.org, Miguel Salazar at msalazar@archchicago.org or 312.534.8508 or visit catholicsandimmigrants.org.

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Beyond Borders

January 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Ascension Parish, 801 S. East Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60304 United States
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Part of the Archdiocese of Chicago series, "Exploring Immigration Issues Through Film and Discussion," examines US policy decisions that triggered the rise of undocumented immigration and explores the under-reported lives of Mexicans living and raising families in the United States. For more information, please contact Mary Lou Matheke at mmatheke@archchicago.org, Miguel Salazar at msalazar@archchicago.org or 312.534.8508 or visit catholicsandimmigrants.org.

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Who is Dayani Cristal?

January 19, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
St. Mary Parish, 1012 Lake St.
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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Part of the Archdiocese of Chicago series, "Exploring Immigration Issues Through Film and Discussion," tells the story of a migrant who found himself in the deadly stretch of desert known as “the corridor of death” and shows how one life becomes testimony to the tragic results of the U.S. war on immigration. For more information, please contact Mary Lou Matheke at mmatheke@archchicago.org, Miguel Salazar at msalazar@archchicago.org or 312.534.8508 or visit catholicsandimmigrants.org.

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Icebox

January 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. George Parish, 6707 W. 175th St.
Tinley Park, IL 60477 United States
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Part of the Archdiocese of Chicago series, "Exploring Immigration Issues Through Film and Discussion," tells the story of a 12-year-old Honduran boy who is forced to flee his home and seek asylum in the United States, only to find himself trapped in the U.S. immigration system. For more information, please contact Mary Lou Matheke at mmatheke@archchicago.org, Miguel Salazar at msalazar@archchicago.org or 312.534.8508 or visit catholicsandimmigrants.org.

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Who is Dayani Cristal?

January 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Michael Parish, 14327 Highland Ave.
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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Part of the Archdiocese of Chicago series, "Exploring Immigration Issues Through Film and Discussion," tells the story of a migrant who found himself in the deadly stretch of desert known as “the corridor of death” and shows how one life becomes testimony to the tragic results of the U.S. war on immigration. For more information, please contact Mary Lou Matheke at mmatheke@archchicago.org, Miguel Salazar at msalazar@archchicago.org or 312.534.8508 or visit catholicsandimmigrants.org.

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Brightness of Noon, Part II

January 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Teresa of Avila Parish, 1033 W. Armitage Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Part of the Archdiocese of Chicago series, "Exploring Immigration Issues Through Film and Discussion," this acclaimed two-part documentary challenges us to ask: Who are we when our country refuses to provide refuge to people fleeing violence? For more information, please contact Mary Lou Matheke at mmatheke@archchicago.org, Miguel Salazar at msalazar@archchicago.org or 312.534.8508 or visit catholicsandimmigrants.org.

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Posada

January 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Assumption Parish, 323 W. Illinois St.
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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Part of the Archdiocese of Chicago series, "Exploring Immigration Issues Through Film and Discussion," tells the stories of unaccompanied immigrant children, drawing a parallel between their journeys and the traditional Mexican Advent Las Posadas procession, stirring concern about attitudes toward and treatment of immigrants. For more information, please contact Mary Lou Matheke at mmatheke@archchicago.org, Miguel Salazar at msalazar@archchicago.org or 312.534.8508 or visit catholicsandimmigrants.org.

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February 2020

Posada

February 1, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
St. Christopher Parish, 4130 W. 147th St.
Midlothian, IL 60445 United States
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Part of the Archdiocese of Chicago series, "Exploring Immigration Issues Through Film and Discussion," tells the stories of unaccompanied immigrant children, drawing a parallel between their journeys and the traditional Mexican Advent Las Posadas procession, stirring concern about attitudes toward and treatment of immigrants. For more information, please contact Mary Lou Matheke at mmatheke@archchicago.org, Miguel Salazar at msalazar@archchicago.org or 312.534.8508 or visit catholicsandimmigrants.org.

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We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

February 15, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dominican University Lund Auditorium, 7900 W. Division St.
River Forest, IL 60305 United States
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$30

Featuring Damien Sneed. Inspired by the words and action of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., We Shall Overcome is a joyful celebration of  music traditions from civil rights activists, interwoven with spoken words from Dr. King's speeches. From Aretha Franklin to Wynton Marsalis; Duke Ellington to Stevie Wonder; Nina Simone to music from "The Wiz," the production ties together a living lineage of music and culture that includes traditional gospel, modern gospel, classical, jazz, Broadway and spirituals.

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March 2020

Intersections of Privilege and Color

March 10, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Diocese of Joliet Blanchette Center, 16555 Weber Rd.
Crest Hill, IL 60403 United States
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Part of the Diocese of Joliet, Lunch & Learn series. As leaders in our community, we will reflect on our privilege and our responsibility to stand in solidarity with each other as one human family. RSVP to eavilaolea@dioceseofjoliet.org

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April 2020

Fiesta Gala

April 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Annual fundraiser for Solidarity Bridge. Their silent auction will feature Bolivian wines!

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June 2020

The Plight of the Middle East

June 9, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Diocese of Joliet Blanchette Center, 16555 Weber Rd.
Crest Hill, IL 60403 United States
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Part of the Diocese of Joliet, Lunch & Learn series, join us as we learn about the complex struggles of our brothers and sisters in the Middle East. How can we continue to support them in their ongoing difficulties? RSVP to eavilaolea@dioceseofjoliet.org

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Race Against Hate

June 21, 2020 @ 6:30 am - 10:00 am
Floyd Long Field Evanston, + Google Map
$47

On Father’s Day each June, the Ricky Byrdsong Memorial Race Against Hate brings together thousands of people from all over Chicagoland to run and walk in unity against racial hatred and violence. There's a 5K/10K run and walk & youth mile/half mile, so whether you’re a casual walker or a competitive runner, there’s a place for you! The Race Against Hate honors the legacy of Ricky Byrdsong, former Northwestern University Basketball Coach, Vice President of Affairs at Aon Corporation, and…

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