Apr 18th 2017

Join us for a panel discussion of human rights on Chicago’s south side, considering dimensions of public health and safety, criminal justice, and creative expression. Presented in collaboration with the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights at the University of Chicago.

Susan Gzesh, Executive Director of the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights

Darrell Cannon, Chicago Torture Justice Center

Lili Jimenez, National Lawyers Guild and Director of Policy for Commissioner Jesús “Chuy” Garcia

Hoda Katebi, Council on American Islamic Relations

Dr. Evan Lyon, Pozen Family Center Board, Chief Integrative Health Officer for the Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Right

This event is a component of In Acts, a group exhibition inspired by the summit that will bring international artists to the University of Chicago’s campus later this month to ask: What is an artistic practice of human rights? In Acts provides a setting for artworks by Lola Arias, Jelili Atiku, Tania Bruguera, Zanele Muholi, Carlos Javier Ortiz, and Laurie Jo Reynolds, who advance human rights discourse and policy through their art.

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