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Social Justice in Chicago: One Year After George Floyd’s Killing

Join our event moderator, Elvia Malagón, Sun-Times social justice/wage gap reporter, and special guests.  

Join our conversation about George Floyd’s murder, the racial reckoning it sparked and the public safety reforms that are still being debated today at Social Justice in Chicago — a virtual event with the Chicago Sun-Times.

For the past year, Chicago residents have pushed for public safety reforms amid a racial reckoning prompted by a video showing a Minneapolis police officer kneeling on George Floyd’s neck for about nine minutes until he died. Don’t miss a bilingual conversation on the reforms community groups are still pushing for today.

Join our event moderator, Elvia Malagón, Sun-Times social justice/wage gap reporter, and special guests:

  • Jessie Fuentes, Co-founder of Illinois Latino Agenda 2.0
  • Kobi Guillory, Co-Chair of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression
  • Jasmine Roach, a student leader with VOYCE
  • The Rev. Damon Smith, organizer with the Community Renewal Society
  • Jonathan Swain, local business owner and President and CEO of Link Unlimited Scholars

Tune in live on Wednesday, June 2, at 6:00 p.m. CT on Zoom Webinar for both English and Spanish or stream via Youtube or Facebook.

Readers are welcome to participate in the digital conversation and ask questions. We encourage you to submit questions for our panel when you RSVP. The forum is made possible by the generous support of The Chicago Community Trust.