Perspectives is a half-day symposium of multi-media arts, academic experts, and community conversations around human rights in India and in Chicago. The event will engage and educate Chicagoans on issues faced by women, children, and other vulnerable populations in India and parallel challenges in the city of Chicago. Parallels between the regions will be highlighted with an emphasis on promoting cross-cultural learning and engagement. Themes will include community-led solutions to challenges in access to justice, education, and environmental resources.

Session 1, 12:00 – 4:00
Start with lunch and stay for panels and conversations with experts on human rights in India and Chicago

Session 2, 4:00 – 7:00
Kick off the evening with a tasting of India’s famed outdoor culinary delicacies and explore human rights through visual snapshots of India and a live musical performance.

This event is FREE. Registration is required at Brown Paper Tickets
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Co-produced by ART WORKS Projects / India Development Service / WBEZ Worldview
Sponsored by Chicago Community Trust