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  • TBD
    POSTPONED: Summer Community Picnic
    B.R. Ryall YMCA of Northwestern DuPage C
    Time is TBD
    B.R. Ryall YMCA of Northwestern DuPage C, 49 Deicke Dr, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    In the spirit of summer enjoyment and community friendship, join us for an afternoon of community fun.
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  • Community Read: Long Way Down author of Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You
    Glenbard East High School
    Sep 29, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Glenbard East High School, 1014 S Main St, Lombard, IL 60148, USA
    The Glenbard Parent Series has selected the electrifying Long Way Down as its first semester Community-Wide Read. GPS will host the book’s author and the 2020-21 Library of Congress National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Jason Reynolds.
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  • Community Conversation on Race: Where Do We Go from Here?
    staff@reptch48.com
    Jul 21, 2020, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    staff@reptch48.com
    The third of a 3-Part Series hosted by State Representative Terra Costa Howard
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  • Community Conversation on Race: Dialogue with Law Enforcement
    staff@reptch48.com
    Jul 14, 2020, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    staff@reptch48.com
    The first of a 3-Part Series hosted by State Representative Terra Costa Howard
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  • Community Conversation on Race: Listening Session
    staff@reptch48.com
    Jul 07, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    staff@reptch48.com
    The second of a 3-Part Series hosted by State Representative Terra Costa Howard
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  • Save the Date: Building the Beloved Community: Repairing the World
    Millennium Carillon
    Jun 28, 2020, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    Millennium Carillon, 443 Aurora Ave, Naperville, IL 60540, USA
    An Interfaith Prayer Service for Racial Justice and Interfaith Solidarity
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  • Building Resilience in Challenging and Turbulent Times
    Youtube Live Stream
    Jun 17, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Youtube Live Stream
    Ken Ginsburg MD returns to the Glenbard Parent Series for a live stream webinar on Wednesday, June 17 at 7pm titled Building Resilience in These Uncertain Times.
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  • The Long Shadow follow-up - Continuing Conversations (Glen Ellyn)
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church
    Jun 02, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 393 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Each session, we will watch a short video focusing on a particular aspect of addressing racism in our society, and then we'll discuss the feelings and thoughts that come up in small groups afterward. And of course, because we are “Pizza & Social Justice”, there will be pizza!
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  • The Long Shadow follow-up - Continuing Conversations (Glen Ellyn)
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church
    May 19, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 393 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Each session, we will watch a short video focusing on a particular aspect of addressing racism in our society, and then we'll discuss the feelings and thoughts that come up in small groups afterward. And of course, because we are “Pizza & Social Justice”, there will be pizza!
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  • Courageous Conversations: Fostering Belonging
    Barrington's White House
    May 13, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Barrington's White House, 145 W Main St, Barrington, IL 60010, USA
    How can we reduce polarization, resolve conflict, and ensure everyone’s story is heard and valued? Let’s talk about bridge-building and peacemaking to foster greater understanding, healing and belonging. Join us at Barrington’s White House for this ninth session of A Year of Courageous Conversations
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  • The Long Shadow follow-up - Continuing Conversations (Glen Ellyn)
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church
    May 05, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 393 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Each session, we will watch a short video focusing on a particular aspect of addressing racism in our society, and then we'll discuss the feelings and thoughts that come up in small groups afterward. And of course, because we are “Pizza & Social Justice”, there will be pizza!
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  • Meet Your Neighbors Day, in conjunction with celebrating Earth Day
    Lake Ellyn Park
    Apr 26, 2020, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Rd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Take a few minutes to say hello to a new friend or reconnect with a neighbor you already know, and join us at Lake Ellyn as we celebrate this beautiful planet.
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  • Distinguished Roundtable on Social Justice with Qasim Rashid and Jonathan Mendoza
    Glenbard North High School
    Apr 09, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Glenbard North High School, 990 Kuhn Rd, Carol Stream, IL 60188, USA
    Distinguished Roundtable on Social Justice with Qasim Rashid (human rights activist) and Jonathan Mendoza (spoken word poet)
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  • The Long Shadow follow-up - Continuing Conversations (Glen Ellyn)
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church
    Apr 07, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 393 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Each session, we will watch a short video focusing on a particular aspect of addressing racism in our society, and then we'll discuss the feelings and thoughts that come up in small groups afterward. And of course, because we are “Pizza & Social Justice”, there will be pizza!
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  • CANCELLED: Exodus World Service - Festival of Hope
    Drury Lane Theatre & Events
    Apr 03, 2020, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Drury Lane Theatre & Events, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181, USA
    Be inspired by stories of lives mutually enriched through relationships. And you'll be invited to partner in exciting new opportunities to empower the Christian community to walk beside refugees locally and globally. Dinner is complimentary. Bring a friend and enjoy the evening together!
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  • Community Potluck
    Peoples Community Church
    Mar 22, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Peoples Community Church, 670 S Lambert Rd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Come join One Community members around food and conversation. Meet new friends and talk through your connections to Glen Ellyn and surrounding communities.
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  • Speaker: Nicola Yoon, author of Everything, Everything and The Sun Is Also A Star
    Glenbard North High School
    Mar 18, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Glenbard North High School, 990 Kuhn Rd, Carol Stream, IL 60188, USA
    Ms. Yoon became a writer to give multiracial youth the opportunity to see themselves in the pages of popular books. She is associated with the We Need Diverse Books organization, with a mission to increase diversity and the representation of diversity in literature.
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  • The Long Shadow follow-up - Continuing Conversations (Glen Ellyn)
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church
    Mar 17, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 393 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Each session, we will watch a short video focusing on a particular aspect of addressing racism in our society, and then we'll discuss the feelings and thoughts that come up in small groups afterward. And of course, because we are “Pizza & Social Justice”, there will be pizza!
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  • The Long Shadow follow-up - Continuing Conversations (Glen Ellyn)
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church
    Mar 03, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 393 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Each session, we will watch a short video focusing on a particular aspect of addressing racism in our society, and then we'll discuss the feelings and thoughts that come up in small groups afterward. And of course, because we are “Pizza & Social Justice”, there will be pizza!
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  • Movie Night: The Long Shadow moderated by Paul Scott
    Bloomingdale Public Library
    Mar 03, 2020, 6:00 PM
    Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108, USA
    From New Orleans to Virginia, Mississippi and Canada, The Long Shadow follows two white Southern filmmakers as they travel the roads of oppression and suppression to reveal the connections of slavery and strong-arm Southern politics to the current racial strife in America.
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  • Screening & Discussion of the film, “Same God”
    Benedictine University
    Mar 02, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Benedictine University, 5700 College Rd, Lisle, IL 60532, USA
    Benedictine University will hold a screening on March 2nd of the acclaimed 2018 film Same God, which explores the firestorm that erupted in the life of Dr. Larycia Hawkins, a devout Christian and former professor at Wheaton College.
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  • Neighbor to Neighbor
    Glen Ellyn Public Library
    Feb 27, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Glen Ellyn Public Library, 400 Duane St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Listen and share personal stories about the journeys that brought you / your neighbors to the western suburbs of Chicago.
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  • Film - Project 231: Elgin's African American Heritage
    Stacy's Tavern Museum
    Feb 22, 2020, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Stacy's Tavern Museum, 557 Geneva Rd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Project 2-3-1 is a 75-minute documentary film that begins with Civil War “contrabands” who were the first African Americans to Elgin, and continues to the present day.
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  • People's Community Church Culture & Arts Day Party
    Peoples Community Church
    Feb 22, 2020, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Peoples Community Church, 670 S Lambert Rd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Come celebrate our heritage with us! Food, Music, Entertainment, Vendors, Networking, Giveaways and so much more.
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  • Fun in Faith with YMEN at First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn
    First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn
    Feb 21, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn, 550 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Come to Game Night with friends from First Pres and friends fromYoung Men’s Educational Network (YMEN) of North Lawndale. People of all ages are welcome!
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  • AN AMERICAN STORY: RACE AMITY AND THE OTHER TRADITION
    Glen Ellyn Public Library
    Feb 18, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Glen Ellyn Public Library, 400 Duane St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    A Film by the National Center for Race Amity and Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame Awardee, Dr. William H. `Smitty' Smith, Ed. D. that tackles racism through friendship and collaboration.
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  • Martin Luther King Day Celebration Breakfast
    Wheaton Christian Center
    Jan 21, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Wheaton Christian Center, 610 E N Ave, Carol Stream, IL 60188, USA
    Martin Luther King Day is an important event in the calendar each year as we celebrate the life and legacy of this great man, and grapple with the work that still needs to be done to fulfill his dream.
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  • Glen Ellyn 4th of July Parade
    Lake Ellyn Park
    Jul 04, 2019, 11:30 AM
    Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Rd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Walk with us as part of the One Community parade entry at Glen Ellyn’s 4th of July Parade.
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  • Pizza & Social Justice - First Friday May
    Nancy McKee Residence
    May 03, 2019, 6:30 PM
    Nancy McKee Residence, 2N500 Bernice Ave, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    If you feel ready to engage in meaningful conversations about racism, what it looks like in the world and in ourselves, and what we must do to begin rooting it out, this is the place to come.
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  • Pizza & Social Justice - First Friday April
    Nancy McKee Residence
    Apr 05, 2019, 6:30 PM
    Nancy McKee Residence, 2N500 Bernice Ave, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    If you feel ready to engage in meaningful conversations about racism, what it looks like in the world and in ourselves, and what we must do to begin rooting it out, this is the place to come.
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  • Pizza and Social Justice - Continuing Conversations
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church
    Mar 19, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 393 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Watch a short video focusing on a particular aspect of addressing racism in our society, and then discuss the feelings and thoughts that come up in small groups afterward.
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  • Talk to Me Presentation by Qasim Rashid
    Glenbard South High School
    Mar 06, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Glenbard South High School, 23W200 Butterfield Rd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Free admission to a Presentation by Qasim Rashid, a Glenbard South graduate and best-selling and critically acclaimed author, practicing attorney, former visiting fellow at Harvard University's Islamic Studies program, & current Truman National Security Fellow.
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  • Pizza and Social Justice - Continuing Conversations
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church
    Mar 05, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 393 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Watch a short video focusing on a particular aspect of addressing racism in our society, and then discuss the feelings and thoughts that come up in small groups afterward.
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  • Pizza & Social Justice - First Friday March
    Nancy McKee Residence
    Mar 01, 2019, 6:30 PM
    Nancy McKee Residence, 2N500 Bernice Ave, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    If you feel ready to engage in meaningful conversations about racism, what it looks like in the world and in ourselves, and what we must do to begin rooting it out, this is the place to come.
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  • Pizza and Social Justice - Continuing Conversations
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church
    Feb 19, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 393 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Watch a short video focusing on a particular aspect of addressing racism in our society, and then discuss the feelings and thoughts that come up in small groups afterward.
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  • Pizza and Social Justice - Continuing Conversations
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church
    Feb 05, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 393 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Watch a short video focusing on a particular aspect of addressing racism in our society, and then discuss the feelings and thoughts that come up in small groups afterward.
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  • Fun in Faith: Cupid Karaoke with YMEN
    First Presbyterian Church
    Feb 01, 2019, 6:30 PM
    First Presbyterian Church, 550 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    Join us and friends from YMEN for a potluck dinner followed by karaoke, dancing, and valentine cookie decorating…fun for people of all ages! Free event.
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  • Pizza & Social Justice - First Friday February
    Nancy McKee Residence
    Feb 01, 2019, 6:30 PM
    Nancy McKee Residence, 2N500 Bernice Ave, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    If you feel ready to engage in meaningful conversations about racism, what it looks like in the world and in ourselves, and what we must do to begin rooting it out, this is the place to come.
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  • 20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
    Wheaton Christian Center
    Jan 21, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Wheaton Christian Center, 610 E N Ave, Carol Stream, IL 60188, USA
    Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Sheila Caldwell, chief intercultural engagement officer at Wheaton College; the Wheaton Christian Center Choir and Outreach Community Center’s Children’s Choir; and Gigi Nyesoah, OCC high school and college programs coordinator.
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  • Neighbor To Neighbor Gathering
    Glen Ellyn Public Library
    Jan 15, 2019, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Glen Ellyn Public Library, 400 Duane St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, USA
    In partnership with Glen Ellyn Public Library, come and mingle with your neighbors and explore the newly-renovated library. Share your story and listen to new neighbors' stories too! Free event.
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  • For What We are Thankful - Interfaith Breakfast
    Islamic Foundation of Villa Park
    Nov 10, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Islamic Foundation of Villa Park, 300 W Highridge Rd, Villa Park, IL 60181, USA
    We think Thanksgiving is the perfect time of year for us to share our gratitude for our blessings and we count your friendship among them.
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