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2015

December


October

  • Blood At Root Closing Potluck and Letter Writing
    October 30 | 6 – 8p
    Holy Covenant United Methodist Church
    925 W Diversey
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September

  • Marissa Alexander’s Birthday
    September 14

August

  • Blood At the Root: Unearthing Stories of State Violence Against Black Women
    Friday, August 14  | 6-9p
    Holy Covenant United Methodist Church
    925 W Diversey
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  • Black August Letter Writing Event for Incarcerated Black Women
    Wednesday, August 26 | 6-8p
    Second Unitarian Church of Chicago
    656 W Barry
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May

  • What Assata Teaches about Black Lives Mattering: A Teach-In
    May 14 – Thursday – 6:00-8:30p
    DePaul University, 2320 N. Kenmore Ave., Room 280
    Project NIA hosts a teach-in to engage with the life and work of Assata Shakur, and what we can learn from her in this current historical movement.  RSVP required.This event is co-sponsored by Building Communities, Ending Violence (Depaul); The Women’s Center (Depaul); Chicago Taskforce on Violence Against Girls and Young Women; Assata’s Daughters; Love & Protect; and the Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network.
  • In Loving Memory of Rekia Boyd
    May 12 – Tuesday -7:30 pm
    DePaul Quad, 2325 North Seminary Avenue
    A candle light vigil hosted by MOVE in honor of Rekia Boyd, who was killed by Chicago police officer Dante Servin in 2012. RVSP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/677889552314922/
  • Mother’s Day Vigil with Moms Incarcerated at Cook County Jail
    May 9 – Saturday – 11:00 am-12:15 pm
    Cook County Jail, 2700 South California Avenue
    Moms United Against Violence and Incarceration invites individuals and groups to honor mothers incarcerated at Division 17 of Cook County Jail. RVSP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1421626108145518/

April

  • Mother’s Day Letter-Writing Event
    in collaboration with Black & Pink Chicago