Feb 20 2021

A Call to Action Town Hall: Dismantling Racial, Institutional and Social Inequities at UIC

Black History Month 2021

February 20, 2021

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM




Chicago, IL 60612



As our nation and city continue to combat the impact of racial inequities, this Town Hall will provide an opportunity for attendees to hear from a few UIC African American Advisory Council Members, university leadership and receive some "empowering words" from our Keynote Speaker, Rev. Dr. Janette C Wilson, Esq, National Director of Education, PUSH Excel.

  • Event Sponsor: UIC African American Advisory Council
  • Event Co-Sponsor: UIC African American Cultural Center
  • Moderator: Dr. Phyllis P. Hayes, CHANCE Program and Institute for Policy & Civic Engagement
  • Committee Members: Jessica Aboagye (Student), Attorney Tamera Askew (AAAC), Dr. Cynthia Blair (Staff),¬† Prevail Bonga (Student), Lake Crowell (Student), Joseph Fields (Staff), Alexis Grant (Student), Audria D. Green (Staff), Taylor M. Holmes (Student), Kara Holloway (Staff), Bettina Johnson (Staff), Keith Lewis (Staff), Yvonne Livingston (Student), Malik Nevels (AAAC), Darius Newsome (Staff), Mummypraise Ovoh (Student), Darryl D. Pendleton (Staff), Deidre Rush (Staff),¬†Selena Evette Smith (Staff), Matthew Swalek (Student), Caroline Swinney (Staff), Yuji Toefield (Staff), Shonta Durham-Wiersema (Staff), Rev. Dr. Janette Wilson (AAAC).


UIC African American Advisory Council

Date posted

Feb 10, 2021

Date updated

Feb 19, 2021