Past Event

Open House -- North Lawndale

Learn more about and celebrate the work that the North Lawndale community is doing to envision and ensure criminal justice reform.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Learn Envisioning Justice and arts classes. View art from the first session.

Community Resource Fair.  Stop by tables and learn about various community groups and services in the North Lawndale neighborhood and city of Chicago.

1 p.m.- 3p.m. Interactive discussion about police relations with the community.


Maurice Classen– Director of Strategy, Chicago Police Department

Maira Khwaja –Journalist and Outreach and Development Invisible Institute

Kenny Smith –Community Leader North Lawndale Resident.

Speakers will share some brief thoughts and then everyone will break out into small groups to brainstorm how community and police relations can be strengthened and what people in the room can do to help enact the change they want to see.