Civil Rights and Anchor Institutions: A Conversation With Lee Bey, Bernita Johnson-Gabriel, and Arveal Drummer

Join us for a conversation about the effect of the civil rights movement of yesteryear on Chicago’s anchor institutions.

Thursday, February 6 from 5:30–8 p.m.

McCormick Tribune Campus Center, P-Club, 3201 South State Street

This chat features Lee Bey, author (Southern Exposure), historian, photographer, editorial board member for Chicago Sun-Times; Bernita Johnson-Gabriel, Executive Vice President for Neighborhoods and Strategic Initiatives of World Business Chicago; Christyn Freemon, Chief Solutionist, community developer of Project Forward and business solutions manager of North Lawndale Employment Network; and Arveal Drummer, Director of Graduate Admissions, Illinois Institute of Technology. Register here.

A light reception at 5:30 p.m. precedes the program that will begin promptly at 6 p.m.

This program is sponsored by the Office of Community Affairs at Illinois Tech, the University of Illinois College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, the American Planning Association’s Planning in the Black Community and Housing and Community Development Divisions.