Discover the people, places, and events that helped shape the 200-year history of Illinois. Celebrate the many cultural, academic, and political accomplishments of Illinois residents, past and present. Find out why Illinois holds a special place in the nation and world. Join the American Democracy Project in celebrating the 200th birthday of Illinois with Robert Bradley, professor emeritus of Politics and Government at Illinois State University. For more information, visit the American Democracy Project website.
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders will be holding a Family Day event for students and families in CSD as part of Family Weekend. To register for this event, complete this form prior to October 14. Email Gianna Delia, NSSLHA President with any questions.
Activist Fred Hampton Jr. and his mother, Akua Njeri, will give a talk on the life and legacy of civil rights advocate Fred Hampton, Sr., at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 15, in Schroeder Hall, room 130. The duo will address Hampton Sr.’s dream of social progress fueled by solidarity between races, classes, and divisions.
Listen as six brave high school students share their experiences navigating school suspension, violence, and trauma. What to expect: A student panel on how out-of-school suspension impacts African American students and their families An insightful research presentation on the widespread consequences that are associated with school discipline A call to action regarding school discipline reform and Senate Bill 100 A thought-provoking and collective discussion on solutions to racially disparate school discipline practices Moderator: Dr. Charles Bell, Associate Professor, Department of…