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    How to Take Action to Make a Difference, Starting Now

    At a time when many people are empowered to fight for the change they want to see in their communities, how do you turn passion into action? This inspiring panel discussion among three generations of Chicago activists gives some easy, concrete ways to get started and will leave you invigorated and ready to fight.

    Father Michael Pfleger
    Activist & Senior Pastor, St. Sabina Catholic Church
    Camiella Williams
    Trustee, Prairie State College; National Organizer, Fight4AFuture Network
    Rami Nashashibi
    Executive Director, Inner-City Muslim Action Network
    Karen Jordan
    Anchor, ABC7 Weekend News

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    Legacy of Activism: Chicago’s Generations of Dissent

    Trace Chicago’s storied past in civil activism, and what’s in store next.

    Father Michael Pfleger
    Activist & Senior Pastor, St. Sabina Catholic Church
    Rami Nashashibi
    Executive Director, Inner-City Muslim Action Network
    Camiella Williams
    Trustee, Prairie State College; National Organizer, Fight4AFuture Network
    Karen Jordan
    Anchor, ABC7 Weekend News

    Chicago has a rich history of civil activism, from the Haymarket Riots to the protests at the 1968 Democratic National Convention all the way up to the present day, with immigration marches, teachers strikes and the Black Lives Matter movement. At this Conversation, we’ll explore the different generations of civil activists in Chicago and look at what the next generation will be fighting for.

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