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Saturday, June 16 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Lifting as They Climbed: A Tour of Chicago Black Women Histories

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How can you create a self-guided tour of Black women`s histories in your city or town with little to no money? This workshop will share a new self-guided tour publication about Black women in Chicago`s contributions in building the city. We will share our virtual tour and digital platform. Participants will learn how to replicate our project on a budget.

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Mariame Kaba

Project NIA
Mariame Kaba is an organizer, educator, and curator who’s active in numerous social movements for prison abolition, racial, gender, and transformative justice. She is the founder and director of Project NIA, a grassroots organization with a vision to end youth incarceration, and... Read More →
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Essence McDowell

UIC Social Justice Initiative
Essence McDowell is a digital aesthetic specialist and communications strategist who turned her love of digital design and community-centered movement building into a multimedia career.
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Kierra Verdun

Kierra Verdun is a senior who studies history at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She is a research fellow with the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at the college. Kierra is interested in the intersections between social justice, the digital humanities, and history and works to push for social change in libraries and archives., Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership
Kierra Verdun is a senior who studies history at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She is a research fellow with the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at the college. Kierra is interested in the intersections between social justice, the digital humanities, and history... Read More →


Saturday June 16, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
STATE HALL: Room 125

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