- Assata’s Daughters, People’s Response Team, For the People’s Artist Collective, BTGNC Collective, and many community groups are in the fight against Rahm’s plan to build a $95 Million police academy in West Garfield Park. Find out more and follow #NoCopAcademy to learn about the campaign.
October 4-13 – 5th Annual (In)Justice For All Film Festival
- WHAT: In “Making All Black Lives Matter,” award-winning historian and longtime activist Barbara Ransby outlines the scope and genealogy of this movement, situating it squarely in a Black radical tradition, and focused on some of the most marginalized members of the Black community. Join her and Aislinn Pulley for a discussion, Q&A, and signing.
- WHEN: October 4 – 13, 2018
- WHERE: Various locations – see http://www.injusticeforallff.com/
October 11 – SURJ Chicago Chapter Meeting
- WHAT: Join SURJ for our monthly Chicago chapter meeting. We will discuss what allyship looks like and talk about next steps in the wake of the Van Dyke verdict. All are welcome.
- WHEN: Thursday, October 11 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM *Please note the earlier meeting time, with library closing at 8:00pm
- WHERE: Little Village Library, 2311 S Kedzie, Chicago, IL
October 15 – Ag47 Benefit for Assata’s Daughters