Campus News: unequal Chicago
Chicago mayoral candidate and Cook County Commissioner Jesús “Chuy” Garcia, political consultant Don Rose, educational policy professor Pauline Lipman and Safer Foundation president Victor Dickson will participate in a panel discussion Nov. 13 on inequality in Chicago.
The panel will follow a talk by Andrew Diamond, professor of history and civilization at the University of Paris-Sorbonne, on his new book, City on the Make: Race and Inequality in Chicago.
The event will be 9 to 11 a.m. in 302 Student Center East.
The panel discussion will be moderated by Teresa Córdova, director of UIC’s Great Cities Institute.
This event is part of the Great Cities Institute’s “Poverty to Prosperity” lecture series. It is co-sponsored by the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy.
SEASON OF GIVING
Deadline is Nov. 26 to donate to the Campus Charitable Fund Drive — 12 umbrella charities representing more than 2,000 organizations with different philanthropic missions.
Employees can make one-time donations or pledge through ongoing payroll deductions through the state charitable campaign, State and University Employees Combined Appeal.
‘RIDING WHILE QUEER’
The issues LGBTQ people might face on public transportation will be discussed at a lunchtime seminar Nov. 13 hosted by the Urban Transportation Center.
“Riding While Queer: Gender, Sexuality and Public Transportation” will be presented by Symone Simmons.
The seminar will be held noon to 1 p.m. in the Great Cities Institute, CUPPA Hall.
LEARN MORE ABOUT CCSW
Learn more about the Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Women at an open house Nov. 24.
The event will be held 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in UI Hospital conference room 1350.
The committee, open to all members of the UIC community, promotes professional and educational development and networking for women on campus.
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