Upcoming Events – April-June 2011

Chicago PIC Collective

The Collective will be offering our PIC 101 introductory workshop again in June. The April session is at capacity.

June 11, 20111:30 to 5:30 – Space is limited. Check here for information about this session in the future.

Exploring the Roots of Violence Initiative

April 9, 20112 to 4:30 p.m. – Join Krista Wortendyke as she discusses her photography project “Killing Season: Chicago 2010.”

Depaul University Richardson Library, Dorothy Day Room (Room 400)

2350 N. Kenmore Ave

RSVP at projectniaevents@hotmail.com. Click here for the flyer.

This event is co-sponsored with Building Communities, Ending Violence at Depaul University.

May 12th 20116:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Cradle to Prison Pipeline Comic Arts Project will release three new zines about the juvenile justice system and the prison industrial complex. Where: Jane Addams Hull House Museum, 800 S. Halsted. This is co-sponsored by the Jane Addams Hull House Museum, Project NIA, and the Chicago Freedom School. More information is forthcoming.

Girl Talk

April 20, 20116 to 8:30 p.m. – Girl Talk Dinner and Dialogue
Girl Talk is a bi-weekly girl-specific project held every other Saturday in the Cook County Temporary Juvenile Detention Center (JTDC).

We invite you to join us for dinner and discussion about gender-responsive policy and our work at JTDC.

WHAT: Dinner with appetizers and dessert
DATE: Wednesday, April 20, 2011
TIME: 6:00PM to 8:30PM
WHERE: UIC Student Center West, Chicago Room
828 S. Wolcott Ave
ADMISSION: REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

You can download the event flyer here.

This event is co-sponsored by Project NIA and the UIC Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy.

May 14, 201111:30 to 1 p.m. Information Session for New Volunteers. More information is forthcoming.

Juvenile Justice Advocacy Training Program

April 30, 20119:30 to 5 p.m. — Race, Racism, and the Juvenile Justice System

May 21, 20119:30 to 5 p.m. — Gender in the Juvenile Justice System

All sessions take place at the Jane Addams Hull House Museum, 800 S. Halsted. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – projectniaevents@hotmail.com.

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