Oct 12th 2017

Artists and educators on the West Side come together to share emerging projects that claim and reclaim space through subversive arts, cultural work and alternative education.

Join artists Miguel Aguilar from Running Street Art Tours; designer and artists, Alexandria Eregbu; Leah Gipson, founder of Rectory; educator, Danton Floyd, founder of 360 Nation, and urban research partners, Paola Aguirre and Sarah Pooley of Creative Grounds, for a discussion about transforming spaces for public education and youth development on the West Side of Chicago in the North Lawndale, Austin, West Garfield Park and Pilsen neighborhoods. Speakers will highlight local efforts that re-invest in Chicago Public Schools, recreate sanctuary spaces, and that encourage residents to exercise their rights to the city.

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