Family Action Network events are always free and open to the public.

Welcome to our 2023-2024 season!

We will be hosting both Zoom virtual events and in-person events this season.

Note that  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for our Zoom webinars.

 

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ZOOM EVENT

Everything No One Tells You About Parenting a Disabled Child

Kelley Coleman

Author and disability advocate

Lindsay Crain

Head of Content and Community at Undivided

Apr 18 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ON ZOOM

Note: Event start time is Central Time (CT).

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IN-PERSON + BOOK GIVEAWAY!

Somehow: Thoughts on Love

Anne Lamott

New York Times bestselling author of 20 books

Heidi Stevens

Chicago-based writer and Director of External Affairs for the University of Chicago’s TMW Center for Early Learning + Public Health

Apr 23 2024 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Loyola Academy, McGrath Family Performing Arts Center

Note: Event start time is Central Time (CT).

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

IN-PERSON + BOOK GIVEAWAY!

We Are the Leaders We Have Been Looking For

Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Ph.D.

James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of African American Studies, Princeton University

Lisa L. Moore, Ph.D., LICSW

Senior Lecturer and Director of the Master's Program in Social Work, Social Policy, and Social Administration at the University of Chicago Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice

Apr 26 2024 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

University of Chicago Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice

Note: Event start time is Central Time (CT).

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IN-PERSON EVENT

The Civil Rights Act at 60: Is Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Dream for Chicago and the Country Attainable?

Vaughn Bryant

Executive Director of Metropolitan Peace Initiatives (MPI), a division of Metropolitan Family Services in Chicago

Lerone A. Martin, Ph.D.

Martin Luther King, Jr., Centennial Professor in Religious Studies and Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University

Natalie Y. Moore

Award-winning journalist and author

Apr 29 2024 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Evanston Township High School Auditorium

Note: Event start time is Central Time (CT).

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Past Events

IN-PERSON EVENT
Geoffrey L. Cohen, Ph.D. LeViis Haney, Ed.D.

Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, IL

Apr 15 2024

Belonging: The Science of Creating Connection and Bridging Divides