More than a Survivor, more than a story

When: Tuesday, February 9th


Where: Loyola University Chicago Museum (LUMA)

820 North Michigan Avenue

Cost: $5 (free for Loyola students & faculty) 

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About the event:

Loyola University Chicago alumni and human trafficking survivors, Marian Hatcher and Shamere McKenzie, will speak on their own experiences with an introduction by Cook County Sheriff, Thomas J. Dart on his department’s efforts to stop sex trafficking in Cook County. Through photographs and personal testimony, the featured exhibition, More Than A Survivor: More Than A Story tells the stories of  22 women from across the United States. Survivors of human trafficking, they have become leaders within a variety of professional fields.

The exhibition will be on between February 6 – March 19, 2016 at the Loyola University Chicago Museum, (LUMA) located at 820 North Michigan Avenue.

Strengthening communities to end domestic & sexual violence

When: Wednesday, February 17th

6:30p.m. - 8:00p.m.

Where: Concordia University Chicago

7400 Augusta Street

Early Childhood Education Center | Room 200

Free and open to the public

*ICDVP & CPAIP CEUs are available.

About the event:

Join Sarah's Inn and CAASE, and other local anti-violence agencies to explore strategies for ending domestic and sexual violence. 

  • Learn how you can influence community decision-makers
  • Hear from experts in the field in domestic violence, sexual assault, sexual exploitation & human trafficking
  • Learn practical strategies to prevent violence in your community
This event is hosted by Sarah's Inn and sponsored by the Early Childhood Education Center of Concordia University Chicago. 

Candidate Forum with Cook County State's Attorney

When: Wednesday, February 24th

6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.

Where: Chicago Kent College of Law Auditorium

565 W. Adams Ave.

Free Event

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About the event:

Hear how candidates will use this powerful position to address gender-based violence. 

Have your own questions for the candidates? Submit all questions via email until 1/31 to: You can also submit your questions live at the event via social media.

This event is sponsored by The Center on 3635 N. Halsted, Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation, Chicago Foundation for Women, Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women's Network, and the Chicago-Kent College of Law.