2015 Program - Chicago

An Evening at the Movies: Selma

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 • 6pm
AMC River East 21 movie theater (322 E Illinois St, Chicago, IL)
Evening at the Movies, featuring Selma at the AMC River East movie theater.  The DREAM Committee will subsidize the full ticket price for the movie for Northwestern students, staff, and faculty.  A discussion will follow.  Space is limited.  Co-sponsored by the Black Law Students Association. Please RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/NUDreamSelma

DREAM Week Reception

Wednesday, January 21 •  6–7 p.m.
Northwestern Law Atrium (375 East Chicago Avenue)
Co-sponsored by the Black Law Students Association


Crime Scene Chicago 2015: Let Hope Rise,
A Collaboraction Theatrical Production

Wednesday, January 21 •  7–9 p.m.
Thorne Auditorium (375 East Chicago Avenue)
Crime Scene Chicago: Let Hope Rise, a production by Collaboraction theater group, couples nonfiction source material such as interviews, articles, and online comments with re-enactments of true Chicago crimes to raise critical questions surrounding segregation, poverty, police, the news media, and popular culture.  A reception will precede the event, and a facilitated discussion will follow the play. Tickets are free, but RSVPs are required.  

Taking the First Step: A Panel Discussion on Institutional Mistrust

Thursday, January 22 •  noon-1:15 p.m.
Rubloff150 (375 East Chicago Avenue)
The program will discuss disenfranchised communities’ distrust of legal and health care systems and strategies to better connect those communities to needed legal and health care services.  
Panelists will include: Jakita Baldwin, 2nd Year Medical Student, Feinberg School of Medicine; Andrea D. Lyon, Dean and Professor of Law, Valparaiso University Law School; Etta McGregor-Jones, Program Director of Health, Endeleo Institute; Dr. Linda Rae Murray, Chief Medical Officer, Cook County Department of Public Health. Co-sponsored by the Black Law Students Association. Lunch will be provided.

Service Activity

Saturday, January 24 • Times vary by site
Various times and locations. Please RSVP at tinyurl.com/2015DREAMDOS

Campus Observance: Keynote Speaker Michelle Alexander

Monday, January 26 6:00 PM
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall (50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL)
Join us for this University-wide observance featuring music and performances by Northwestern student groups and a keynote address delivered by Michelle Alexander.

All events are free and open to the public

The 2015 Northwestern University Chicago Campus DREAM Committee thanks Chapman and Cutler LLP and Perkins Coie for their generous sponsorship of these events.