Items on the calendar are talks, rallies, protests, films, etc. organized by various groups within the community working against war and racism and for peace, justice and equality.
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Events for November 11, 2018
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As has been the annual tradition, an gathering and observance on Veteran's Day will be held at the Vietnam Memorial in Chicago, by VVAW, VFP, About Face (IVAW). It should be noted that 2018 is the 100th anniversary of what was originally called Armistice Day following a cessation of fighting in WWI and the name […]Find out more »
Violence is an epidemic in our city and our nation. We follow separate paths but we are united in the quest for justice and peace. We invite you to join with other individuals and groups and share a thought - imagine Chicago without violence. We're using Armistice Day and John Lennon's song to coalesce our strength. Together we can stop the […]Find out more »
Professor of Political Science and the Leo Spitz Professor of International Law at the University of Chicago Tom Ginsburg is co-author of the newly published book, How to Save a Constitutional Democracy : Explores how healthy democracies mutate into authoritarian or oligarchic government systems. Explains how these systems are now on the rise around the world. Sounds […]Find out more »
This Veterans Day the National Veterans Art Museum and the Hideout remembers veteran musician Jacob David George and celebrates the legacy of veteran artists with an evening of music and poetry at the Hideout. Funds raised from the event will go to supporting the first ever NVAM Triennial & Veteran Art Summit set for May 2019. All veterans that attend will […]Find out more »