2015-16 Program - Evanston

Day of Service

Monday, January 18, 2016 • 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Northwestern students will engage in a variety of service projects throughout Evanston and Chicago. During lunch students will have the opportunity to reflect over their experience.  You may register for Day of Service HERE.

Eva Jefferson Day

Monday, January 18, 2016 • 8:45 AM-3:00PM
CPS students will come to Northwestern to enjoy a full day of arts, crafts and discussion about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Campus Observance: Candlelight Vigil featuring Nicholas Pearce

Monday, January 18, 2016  7:00 PM
Alice Millar Chapel (1870 Sheridan Rd.)
Join us as we hear from Dr. Nicholas PearceClinical Assistant Professor of Management & Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management. There will be musical performances by Northwestern student groups and a reception to follow. The Candlelight Vigil is hosted by the Alpha Mu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Sign language interpreted event.

Justice and Constitutional Rights: Democracy in South Africa After 22 Years 

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 • 5:00 PM
Harris Hall 107 (1881 Sheridan Rd
Justice Edwin Cameron of the Constitutional Court of South Africa will offer a personal account of South Africa's transition from an oppressive racist autocracy to an inclusive democracy under the world's most progressive constitution. He will offer reflections on the most notable successes as well as the biggest failures as a nation, long divided by wealth and race and carrying heavy burdens from the past, grapples to secure its path forward under constitutionalism and the rule of law. 

Campus Observance: Keynote Speaker Diane Nash

Monday, January 25, 2016  6:00 PM
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall (50 Arts Circle Drive)
Join us for this University-wide observance featuring music and performances by Northwestern student groups and a keynote address delivered by civil rights and peace activist Diane Nash. Sign language interpreted event.


Friday, January 29, 2016  6:00PM
Norris Center, Louis Room
Swahili for “pull together.”  It's co-sponsored by African American Student Affairs (AASA) and For Members Only: NU's Black Student Alliance. Come and enjoy free food, performances, and presentations.