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Book reading & conversations on police brutality against disabled people of color

Now, the Apr 7th event will take place at Jane Addams Hull-House Dining Hall at UIC.
Police Brutality against Disabled People of Color: Reading of BLACK KRIPPLE DELIVERS POETRY & LYRICS
Thursday, April 7th 5:00-7:00pm Jane Addams Hull-House Dining Hall at UIC 800 S Halsted Street Chicago, IL 60607 (Cross streets: S Halsted and W Polk St)
Please join Leroy Franklin Moore Jr., aka The Black Kripple (Author of Black Kripple Delivers Poetry and Lyrics) and Timotheus Gordon Jr. (Local autistic self-advocate, event photographer, and writer) for book reading and conversations on police brutality against disabled people of color. Friday, April 8th 6:30-8:00pm Access Living 115 W Chicago Ave Chicago, IL 60654 (Cross streets: W Chicago Ave and N LaSalle St)
Please join Leroy F. Moore Jr. for book reading, screening of Krip-Hop music videos on police brutality against disabled people of color. Barak adé Soleil (Disabled artist of color) is joining Leroy for conversations on intersectionality.
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Dialogues, re/Visioned

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What Dialogues, re-Visioned [A thesis exhibition by emerging art therapists from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago]
Who Graduates of the Master of Arts in Art Therapy program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago: Angela Scalisi, Judith Lopez, Naimah Thomas, Cassie Hamrick, Jonathan Monroe-Cook
Where Cobalt Studio 1950 West 21st Street Chicago, IL 60608
When Opening Reception: Friday, May 6, 2016, 5-10pm (Artist Talks 6-7pm) Additional Viewing: Sunday, May 15, 2016, 12-5pm
Additional Information Five emerging art therapists present their art-based theses investigating notions of connection in art therapy. Diverse media explorations - including fibers, quilting, drawing, and installation - guide each artist in navigating hybrid dialogues surrounding identity, language, relationships, material memory, and therapeutic alliance. InDialogues, re-Visioned, art functions as a uniting fiber that transforms personal narrative, professional identity, and community connection.
Judith Lopez, A…