Know Your Rights & Your Power, April 26, 3pm, Arab American Cultural Center, Stevenson Hall

Know Your Rights & Your Power
Taking an intersectional approach, the Center for Cultural Understanding and Social Change present the third program in this series, to help members of the campus community better understanding their civil liberties.

Community partners, Advancing Justice and Invisible to Invisible, will facilitate discussion around ways to protect and support one another, build safety plans, and role-pay interactions with law enforcement.

*Disclaimer: Discussion and roleplay will address possibly triggering situations. Facilitators are committed to creating a mindful space, but are not licensed mental health professionals. They can connect participants to further resources as needed.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
TIME: 3PM-5PM
WHERE: Arab American Cultural Center, Stevenson Hall Asian American Advancing Justice Chicago: Civil rights organization working on racial, immigrant, & encounter justice through community education, coalition building, and roots organizing.
(i2i) Invisible to Invisible: Asian Pacific Pride of Chicago: Group that celebrates and affirms Asian/Pacific Islanders who identify as LGBTQ in the Chicago area, offering social events, support groups, community education, and community organizing.

FREE and open to the public. Light refreshments provided.

All audiences are welcome to join at this event. An ASL interpreter will be provided. If you need other accommodations to participate in this event, please contact Manako Yabe at myabe3@uic.edu

The full flyer for the event is at: https://drc.uic.edu/files/2017/04/Special_KnowYourRights_April_fb.pdf