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50th Anniversary Gala | Delivering on the Promise of Equity
Oct
24
5:30 PM17:30

50th Anniversary Gala | Delivering on the Promise of Equity

Join Chicago Lawyers’ Committee in celebrating fifty years of partnership with communities and the private bar to advance racial equity and economic opportunity for all.

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"America to Me:" Screening and Discussion
Nov
5
4:00 PM16:00

"America to Me:" Screening and Discussion

  • Loyola University - Philip H. Corboy Law Center (map)
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In America to Me, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker, Steve James (Hoop Dreams, Life Itself) examines racial issues in contemporary American education through an unscripted documentary series. James spent a year at Chicagoland's Oak Park and River Forest High School (OPRF), allowing its students, families, faculty, and staff to tell the stories in their own words.
 

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Bring Justice Home: Annual Benefit featuring the Honorable Julián Castro
Oct
2
6:00 PM18:00

Bring Justice Home: Annual Benefit featuring the Honorable Julián Castro

Join us to Bring Justice Home to all neighborhoods in Chicago! This year, we will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act and honor the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Chicago Freedom Movement. Together, we will honor the past and reinvest in equity for all Chicago neighborhoods.

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SB100: Where Are We Now?
Mar
22
9:00 AM09:00

SB100: Where Are We Now?

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law in Kasbeer Hall (map)
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In September 2016, Senate Bill 100 (SB 100) went into effect with the goals of transforming school discipline policies and practices, ending an era of zero tolerance in Illinois, and encouraging schools to find alternatives to suspension and expulsion. More than a year into implementation across our state, we ask ourselves: What has happened in Illinois schools since SB100 passed? What changes have schools made to implement the new law? How do we measure progress? What do we need to better support schools and communities in this transformation process?

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