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    Presented by WTTW
    Talk

    Idea: Does activism make a difference?

    A Talk about turning purpose into action.

    Monday, Oct 14, 2019 3:30 - 4:45 PM @ Harris Theater
    This event is over! Please check the 2019 schedule.
    Jose Antonio Vargas
    Pulitzer Prize–Winning Journalist & Author, Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen
    Shannon Watts
    Founder, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America
    Heidi Stevens
    Parenting & Lifestyle Columnist, Chicago Tribune
    Cleo Wade
    Artist, Poet, Author & Activist
    Richard Edelman
    President & CEO, Edelman
    Mony Ruiz-Velasco
    Immigration Lawyer; Organizer; Executive Director, PASO–West Suburban Action Project
    Jamil Smith
    Senior Writer, Rolling Stone
    Reality Allah
    READI Chicago outreach worker, featured in FIRSTHAND: GUN VIOLENCE, a WTTW digital series
    TALK - Talks are 90-minute electrifying, action-inspiring onstage programs, featuring four to six world class thought leaders who each present ideas on a single theme through either an individual presentation or a one-on-one conversation with a host.

    Our emotions undoubtedly play a role in motivating, sustaining, and shaping personal activism. But what are the ways in which social, cultural, and personal experiences lead to individual purpose—is that how a movement begins? This session, presented in partnership with WTTW, will examine the meaning of purpose and the defining moments that transform it into action.  

    **Please leave all large bags, backpacks, laptop bags/briefcases and luggage at home. Small clutch bags are permitted (approximately the size of a hand but no larger than 12” x 6” x 12"). All ticket holders are subject to security screening by event security personnel, police officers and/or the U.S. Secret Service.**

    When
    Monday, Oct 14, 2019 3:30 - 4:45 PM
    Where
    Harris Theater
    205 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601
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