Past Event

2013 Odyssey Project Graduation Ceremony - Chicago

Read the speeches given at the ceremony…

-Address by Adam Davis English
-Remarks by Harold Harris English
-Remarks by Rocío Santos English
-Remarks by Juan Luis Taffola ValenciaEnglish Version / Spanish Version

Join the Illinois Humanities Council (IHC) as we celebrate the achievement of the 2013 Odyssey Project participants from all four Odyssey courses in Chicago: North Side, South Side, Spanish language, and the Bridge Course.

The current Director of the Center for Civic Reflection and soon to be Executive Director of Oregon Humanities Adam Davis will give the keynote address.

Adam Davis is the lead facilitator and coordinator of The Meaning of Service (MoS), a social-justice oriented seminar series for AmeriCorps volunteers; the Executive Director of Camp of Dreams, a non-profit organization providing year-round programming for underserved 9-15 year olds in Chicago; and a Research Associate with the Project on Civic Reflection. He is the co-editor of The Civically Engaged Reader (2006). He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago (2003), his M.A. from Boston College (1996), and his B.A. from Kenyon College (1993). He has spent several years as a lecturer in political philosophy at the University of Chicago and a backcountry trail crew leader for the United States Forest Service.

Refreshments will be served.

This event is by invitation only. Please RSVP by May 17, 2013.
For more information or an invitation, please call Amy Thomas Elder at 312.422.5580.