Building Community-Based Power: "Nothing About Us Without Us"

Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture Community Room, 5733 S. University Ave. Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 6:30 – 8 pm

Immigrant leaders across Chicago have organized to educate and mobilize their communities in defense of their rights, advocating on local, national, and international policy. While national politics remains gridlocked, community-based organizing grows ever more sophisticated. Come hear from some of Chicago’s most creative community activists.

Claudia Lucero (Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America)
Mony Ruiz-Velasco (PASO–West Suburban Action Project)
Inhe Choi (HANA Center)
Muhammad Sankari (Youth Organizing Program, Arab American Action Network)

Moderated by Susan Gzesh (The College)


Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture (CSRPC), the Partnership for the Advancement of Regufee Rights (PARR), UChicago Coalition for Immigrant Rights (UCCIR), and the Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS).