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2018 Transformer Awards

October 11, 2018, 8:30 to 11 a.m. CST
Gleacher Center

This November, voters will head to polls and cast their ballots. Regardless of who is elected, those working in and with government need to take stock: what’s working now and how do we proactively plan for Illinois’ future. Join us Thursday, October 11, as Transform Illinois examines the solutions. 

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Sep 20, 2018
WE WILL Equity Series: Our Equitable Future
6 to 8 p.m. CST
Sky Club at 1400 Museum Park
Hosted by: WE WILL
Sep 20, 2018
The Area Film Screening + Q&A with Amara Enyia and Alden Loury
8:15 to 10:15 p.m. CST
Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Hosted by: Metropolitan Planning Council
Sep 22, 2018
The Area Film Screening + Q&A with Tonika Lewis Johnson
7:45 to 9:45 p.m. CST
Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Hosted by: Metropolitan Planning Council
Sep 28, 2018
Building Equity in a Segregated City
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CST
New Location! Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Hosted by: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Northwestern University and Leadership Greater Chicago
Sep 29, 2018
Artist Talk: Folded Map
4:30 to 6:30 p.m. CST
Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA)
Hosted by: Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA)

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