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Archiving Social Justice in Chicago
Oct
18
1:00 PM13:00

Archiving Social Justice in Chicago

A public discussion and presentation of local social change art projects, featuring Hull-House collaborators, past and present. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum’s current exhibition, True Peace: the Presence of Justice highlights Chicago artist-activists Monica Trinidad and Sarah-Ji. Their work will serve as a catalyst for the discussion on ‘useful art,” the archive and documenting social change.

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Arte Útil/ Useful Art: Case Studies from the Chicago Area - Workshop with Tania Bruguera and Alistair Hudson
Nov
18
1:00 PM13:00

Arte Útil/ Useful Art: Case Studies from the Chicago Area - Workshop with Tania Bruguera and Alistair Hudson

An open public workshop with the Directors of the Asociación de Arte Útil, Tania Bruguera and Alistair Hudson. This will be a group activity to analyse case studies from Chicago, and participating projects of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, to be submitted into the Arte Util Archive, to be involved in the decision making processes and development of the project and to learn more about the expansive international network of Arte Util.

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Jane Addams' Day - Making Lineages Visible
Dec
10
6:00 PM18:00

Jane Addams' Day - Making Lineages Visible

Most grassroots activism in Chicago is led by women and queer communities of color, yet their work and legacy are often obscured, erased and overlooked. This program will feature local women and queer activists who work towards social change and explore the continuums in social justice organizing. How are these are remembered, documented, made visible and archived?

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Participatory Arts Chosen Family Day: A to Zine, activism and zine-making workshop
Apr
28
12:00 PM12:00

Participatory Arts Chosen Family Day: A to Zine, activism and zine-making workshop

Join Hull-House with your chosen family for a day of bookbinding with Regin Igloria of North Branch Projects; visit a Read/Write Library Pop-Up of books and zines by youth; and learn about the history of activism and zines in a workshop where you can make your own zines!

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International Women’s Day: Archiving, Activism & Well-being
Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

International Women’s Day: Archiving, Activism & Well-being

Join Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, art therapist Leah Gipson, and A Long Walk Home, LLC. for International Women’s Day! We will explore resistance and resilience of women and girls of color through archives and photography that document community-centered art practices around well-being and activism. 

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Community Binding II: Participatory Arts Bookbinding Workshop
Feb
17
12:00 PM12:00

Community Binding II: Participatory Arts Bookbinding Workshop

If you missed last Fall’s bookbinding workshop, you have another chance this month! Join Hull-House for a workshop led by featured Participatory Arts Hull-House artist Regin Igloria, founder of North Branch Projects - an organization that approaches community building through bookbinding practices, collective story writing and community archiving.

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Part 3: More Schools for Sale? Chicago Public Schools Before and After the Moratorium
Apr
10
6:00 PM18:00

Part 3: More Schools for Sale? Chicago Public Schools Before and After the Moratorium

In 2013, after the largest school closures in history, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) issued a five-year moratorium on school closures. The moratorium ended in December 2017, and the City of Chicago threatens to close, sell or repurpose more schools. Join activists, researchers, journalists, and advocates as they track, forecast and examine the significance and impact of school closures, and explore what actions we can take.

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The Best Side: The Art and Soul of Jackie Hetherington
Apr
5
6:00 PM18:00

The Best Side: The Art and Soul of Jackie Hetherington

Fifty years after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination sparked outrage on the West Side of Chicago, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum revisits West Side artists at the center of neighborhood change. Join Hull-House for The Best Side: The Art and Soul of Jackie Hetherington, featuring works exhibited for the first time.

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Part 2: West Side/South Side: Coalitioning Around School Closures
Mar
22
6:00 PM18:00

Part 2: West Side/South Side: Coalitioning Around School Closures

In 2013, communities on the South and West Sides of Chicago fought the largest school closures in history. In 2018, South and West Siders have an opportunity to build together: ensure equitable public education in their neighborhoods, defend their communities, become informed and share resources. Join Hull-House,educators and activists to discuss organizing  and action across neighborhoods. Speakers include: Elisabeth Greer, co-founder and founding board member, Chicago United for Equity; and Candace Moore, Staff Attorney, Education Equity Project at Chicago Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights. 

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Part 1: 64/54 Brown v. Chicago: Race and Access in Education Today
Jan
30
6:00 PM18:00

Part 1: 64/54 Brown v. Chicago: Race and Access in Education Today

Who has access to Education? Sixty-four years after Brown v. Board of Eduction (1954) decided that separate schools were unequal, Chicago’s public schools remain segregated and access to education remains out of reach. Join Hull-House for a discussion about racial segregation in CPS today with advocates and educators, 

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Jane Addams Hull-House Museum Hosts: CareForceOne
Apr
23
12:00 PM12:00

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum Hosts: CareForceOne

During a day of dance and protest, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum will offer Spanish and English language tours focused on worker rights issues important to Hull-House reformers and their immigrant neighbors. The tours will culminate with a participatory ‘CareForce Disco’ workshop facilitated by artist Marisa Morán Jahn that narrates the growing movement for affordable care, domestic workers’ rights, and immigration. JAHHM presents CareForceOne in partnership with Open Engagement in conjunction with the museum's current exhibition, VOX POP: The Disco Party, that provides platforms for discontented and disenfranchised votes and voices, on view through April 30. 

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13th Film Screening and Discussion
Apr
12
6:00 PM18:00

13th Film Screening and Discussion

Join Radical Public Health and local activist organizations to learn about how the 13th Amendment established the legal continuation of slavery in the US—primarily targeting people of color—and what you can do to fight it. We will follow the screening with small group discussions facilitated by representatives from local activist organizations, so attendees can learn how they can get involved in the fight against the prison industrial complex.

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