Big Week: January 15 - 22

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By Michael Romain

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Learn about North Lawndale's Quality of Life Plan 

On Wednesday, Jan. 16, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Sinai Community Institute, 2653 Ogden Ave., the North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council will host North Lawndale Community Conversations. 

Learn more about NLCCC, the North Lawndale Quality of Life Plan and what's ahead. Share what your goals and hopes are for the community and connect with other community members.

This is an event open to all North Lawndale community members, organizations, businesses and neighbors. For more info, contact (773) 826-1356.

 

 

Attend a free lecture on Fred Hampton 

On Tuesday, Jan. 21, 7 p.m., at Dominican University's Performing Arts Center, 7900 W. Division St. in River Forest, the university will present the Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture with a program focusing on Fred Hampton, an activist and leader in the Black Panther Party who was killed in his West Side apartment by Chicago police in 1969. Simon Balto, author and assistant professor of history and African American Studies at the University of Iowa will deliver the free lecture.

For more info, visit: https://events.dom.edu/mlk-jr-lecture-simon-balto

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