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Creating Justice 2017

April 22 @ 12:30 pm - 7:30 pm

FREE food, live music, and a day of amazing conversation celebrating the arts and community activism at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines. All are welcome!

This year we are featuring….
*Live music from Groove Witness, a jazz-funk group.
*For the People Artists Collective: button-making, social justice coloring, and more hands-on projects.
*William and Tai Estrada & the Mobile Street Art Cart, a pedal-powered screen-printing station.
*Slam poet and playwright Kristiana Rae Colón presents “Imagining a World: From Ferguson to Freedom Square,” followed by the performance of her short play, Covenant.
*A podcasting workshop based on Present Absence, making visible the lives of people killed by Chicago police with Salome Chasnoff and Meredith Zielke.
*A screening of Code of the Freaks, a blistering critique of Hollywood representations of disabled characters.
*Rozalinda Borcilă & Janie and Fawn Pochel (activists from the Chi-Nations Youth Council) on collaborative art projects that uncover how petroleum shapes our daily lives.

In the 1600 Rooms (TenHoeve Center) from 12:30-7:00pm. Free parking: Lot C. Detailed schedule: http://www.oakton.edu/creatingjustice

Details

Date:
April 22
Time:
12:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/430956647252345

Venue

Oakton Community College
1600 E Golf Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016 United States

Organizer

Creating Justice

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