Feb 21

Know Your Rights! Understand Your Civil Liberties

February 21, 2017

3:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Presented by: Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change

Taking an intersectional approach, the Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change (CCUSC) present the first of two moderated discussions intended to help members of our campus community better understand their civil liberties. Topics covered will include: laws and policies related to free speech and dissent, immigration status and travel restrictions, and campus/community advocacy and organizing efforts.

Participants Include:

  • Kristina Tendilla – Community Organizer, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Chicago
  • Lilian Jiménez – Policy Director, Cook County Board of Commissioners (7th district)
  • Tanya Cabrera – Associate Director for Equity and Inclusion, Office of Diversity – UIC

Organized by the CCUSC Know Your Rights Working Group

Save the Date! Follow-up event at noon: March 28, 2017 | 1603 W. Taylor, School of Public Health Auditorium, #109

All audiences are welcome to join at this event. An ASL interpreter will be provided. If you need other accommodations to participate in this event, please contact Manako Yabe at myabe3@uic.edu

Poster: Know Your Rights! Understand Your Civil Liberties [PDF]

Admissions: Free

Location: 803 S. Morgan St. LCB2 Chicago, IL 60607


Lena G. Reynolds

Date posted

Jul 17, 2018

Date updated

Jul 17, 2018