Our Workshops & Events

April 28, 2018

Mom’s Day Cards Against Prisons at Read/Write Library

Photos from our event Building Abolition: Inside/Outside Prison Justice Movements on October 5, 2017:


Building Abolition: Inside/Outside Prison Justice Movements

Panel discussion and organizing session coordinated by the Illinois Deaths in Custody Project

Free and Open to the Public

DATE: October 5, 2017 TIME: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Pop Up Just Art (PUJA) Gallery
1344 S. Halsted St. Chicago, IL, 60607
Wheelchair accessible. ASL interpretation provided. This event is hosted by the Illinois Deaths in Custody Project (IDCP), recently awarded an Illinois Humanities’ Illinois Speakers Micro Grant.

This event is organized by the Illinois Deaths in Custody Project with the support of the Illinois Humanities and the Social Justice Initiative at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

November 3, 2016

FOIA The Man! A Workshop for Research and Action

This workshop will share how the Uptown People’s Law Center and the Chicago Torture Justice Memorial Project have used the Freedom of Information Act in the fight for social justice in Illinois. The workshop and discussion will take place at the Latino Cultural Center on the UIC campus from 6:00pm – 7:30pm.

Event Slides

FOIA UIC Fall 2016

Event Recording: https://bit.ly/2JLCeE9

Event Photos