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An Elmhurst University Teach-in: Anti-Violence Resource Guide

Friday, October 19, 1:30-4 pm at Elmhurst College, Hammerschmidt Chapel

ACT for JUSTICE:  An Anti-Violence Teach-In
This event was held on Friday, October 19, 2018, 1:30-4 pm , Hammerschmidt Chapel 
with Featured Speaker:  AMEENA MATTHEWS of The Interrupters   
This Homecoming, please join the Elmhurst community to learn how to confront violence and work toward justice.  Together, we will address our collective responsibility to confront the root causes of violence, understand its effects, and promote social and economic justice.  Guest speaker Ameena Matthews (of The Interrupters) will offer a keynote address, followed by hands-on workshops led by scholars and activists.  Please join us for this provocative discussion and learn how to be part of our community's action plan for justice.   
Teach-In Agenda 
1:30 pm GATHERING & WELCOME, Aaron Villasenor, Vice-President of EC Student Veterans and Urban Warriors mentor 
KEYNOTE ADDRESS— Ameena Matthews, Restorative Justice Facilitator   
  • Social Causes of Violence, Dr. Bhoomi Thakore, Assistant Department of Sociology 
  • Policy Issues: Making Your Vote Count, Dr. Connie Mixon, Director and Chair, Urban Studies and Dr. Andrea Krieg, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice 
  • Preventing & Ending Relationship Violence: A Collective Responsibility, Jennifer Duffield, Assistant Dean of Students 
  • Local Anti-Violence Initiatives, Julio Cortes, Jesse Huerta & Aaron Villasenor, Urban Warriors


3:30-4 pm Closing Reception and Call to Action 

Elmhurst University, A.C. Buehler Library, Librarians

Peg Cook

Donna Goodwyn

Jacob Hill

Elaine Page

Jennifer Paliatka

Susan Swords Steffen

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