Past Event

Civil Rights Institute: Freedom Schooling Today and Yesterday

“Youth participate in a Civil Rights Institute which will explore how social movements happen i.e., how individual action and historical forces combine to create change. Public program will be on “”Freedom Schooling Today and Yesterday,”” with guest speakers Fannie Rushing, lead organizer of the 1960s Chicago SNCC chapter, and Diane Horwitz, teacher in the CORE 1964 Freedom School in Meridian, Mississippi. The speeches will be followed by a performance by the Nina Simone Revue featuring Ms. Yahdina U-Deen.”

Public program begins at 1:30 pm. For more information contact Mia Henry| 312-969-5801.