Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation's annual cocktail reception is a celebration of our work improving laws, educating allies, and championing survivors of sexual harm in Chicago. It's also a time to recognize change-makers in the movement. This year, we will be honoring WBEZ's South Side reporter and author, Natalie Moore.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Reception 5:30pm - 8:30pm | Program 6:30pm

Skadden Arps

155 N. Wacker Drive | 28th Floor Conference Center
Chicago, Illinois 60606   

Hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and signature cocktails will be served.

Look forward to hearing from our distinguished honoree: Natalie Moore. Her work shines a light on inequality and segregation in Chicago while uplifting the voices of those most impacted by sexual harm. We also have an exciting raffle in store to cap off the evening!

Interpretation will be provided. Please indicate if you would like this accommodation on the ticket page.

Skaddan Arps is an accessible, ADA compliant venue. Please contact if you have any accessibility questions.


Early Bird Tickets
General Admission (over 35) $125
Young Professionals (35 and under) $50

Regular Tickets after August 31st
General Admission (over 35) $150
Young Professionals (35 and under) $75

Sponsor a Survivor's Ticket
Make an optional donation to support the cost of a survivor's attendance.

*Special ticket pricing available for survivors and/or CAASE clients (current or former). Please contact Natalie at for more information or with any questions.

About the Honoree

Natalie Moore, Reporter and Author 


Natalie Moore is WBEZ's South Side Reporter where she covers segregation and inequality.

Her enterprise reporting has tackled race, housing, economic development, food injustice and violence. Natalie’s work has been broadcast on the BBC, Marketplace and NPR’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition. Natalie is the author of The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation, winner of the 2016 Chicago Review of Books award for nonfiction and a Buzzfeed best nonfiction book of 2016. She is also co-author of The Almighty Black P Stone Nation: The Rise, Fall and Resurgence of an American Gang and Deconstructing Tyrone: A New Look at Black Masculinity in the Hip-Hop Generation.  

Help Make Celebrating Activism a Success

Sponsor a survivor
We want to celebrate and honor the amazing work of survivor leaders in our community- visit the ticket page to see how you can donate towards a survivor ticket.

Join the event host committee
Help make Celebrating Activism a success by inviting friends and securing sponsorships. Contact for more information about host committee membership.

Become a sponsor
CAASE welcomes corporate sponsors for all events. Contact for more information on sponsorship opportunities.

Host Committee & Sponsors

Gail Lee
Xenia Chiu
Marchant Johnson
Francesca Shuler
Jacklyn Fierro
EJ Williams

Presenting Sponsor

Event signature cocktails provided by Tito's Handmade Vodka: