Women’s History Month: “Lifting As They Climbed” Author Discussion and South Side Bus Tour

In recognition of Women’s History Month, the Illinois Tech Office of Community Affairs and the League of Women Voters Chicago present Essence McDowell for a dynamic talk on Saturday, March 21 about the lives of Black women activists, educators and artists who contributed to the development of Chicago and beyond.

McDowell is the co-author of “Lifting as They Climbed: Mapping a History of Black Women.”

Following the one-hour presentation at the Tower Auditorium, we will board a chartered bus and tour many South Side landmarks and locations that speak to Black women’s history on the South Side of Chicago and beyond.

Click here for more information and to register.