Cyntoia Brown-Long: An evening in dialogue

Join us for a powerful evening of dialogue between Dr. Tara Betts, the Literary Editor of New City, and author Cyntoia Brown-Long as they discuss her new book, Free Cyntoia: My Search for Redemption in the American Prison System. They will also reflect on the impact of trafficking in Black communities in recognition of January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Click for more details.

Date: January 30, 2020

Location: Mandel Hall - 1131 E. 57th Street, Chicago, IL

Time: 6 - 8 pm

Monthly: Surviving the Mic Writing Workshop

The Surviving the Mic Writing Workshop series is designed for survivors of sexual harm. The two-hour workshop will present written and/or performance work that explores the experience, impact, and nuances of sexual harm. It will also offer participants a chance to craft new work and the opportunity for participants to present their work during a mini-salon at the end of each gathering. Click for more details.

Date: third Wednesday of every month, beginning Aug. 21, 2019

Location: Hyde Park Art Center

Time: 6 - 8 pm

Monthly: Surviving the Mic - Open Mic Live Podcast Edition

The Surviving the Mic Writing Workshop series is designed for survivors of sexual harm. The two-hour workshop will present written and/or performance work that explores the experience, impact, and nuances of sexual harm. It will also offer participants a chance to craft new work and the opportunity for participants to present their work during a mini-salon at the end of each gathering. Click for more details.

Date: second Monday of every month, beginning Sept. 9, 2019

Location: K.L.E.O Community Center

Time: 7 - 9 pm