Program - Chicago

Evening at the Movies

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
AMC River East 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.  Please RSVP here.  (Evening event)

DREAM Week Reception/Theatrical Performance

Wednesday, January 21
Crime Scene Chicago: Let Hope Rise.  The main event of the week will be a theatrical performance of Crime Scene Chicago: Let Hope Rise, a production by Collaboraction theater group.  The play 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.  (Evening event)

A Panel Discussion on Communities of Color and Institutional Mistrust

Thursday, January 22
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.  Details will be forthcoming.  (Lunch event)

Service Activity

Saturday, January 24
Details and an RSVP form will be forthcoming.  (Various times and locations)


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.