Join us to celebrate the spirit of World Social Justice Day with Dr. Eve L. Ewing, award-winning author and assistant professor at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, as she shares perspectives on her work and the world in 2021. Ewing is a sociologist of education whose research is focuses on racism, social inequality, and urban policy, and the impact of these forces on American public schools and the lives of young people.
The evening's conversation will be moderated by WBEZ's Natalie Moore.
This year, both Ewing and Moore have been awarded the prestigious USA Fellowship, which is offered annually to a select group of artists and creatives from across the country. Unites States Artists is a Chicago-based organization whose initiatives focus on supporting artists and their creative contributions to society and the world. Past recipients include author Edwidge Danticat and Chicana feminist essayist Cherríe Moraga.
This event will be Interpreted in American Sign Language (ASL).
Thank you to the independent booksellers who are supporting this event through online sales. While the virtual event will not include book signing, we encourage you to browse the selection of Dr. Eve L. Ewing and Moore’s titles at:
The Book Bin at https://bookbinnorthbrook.indielite.org/event/fireside-chat-dr-eve-l-ewing
The Book Stall at https://www.thebookstall.com/dr-eve-l-ewing-conversation-natalie-moore
Semicolon at https://www.semicolonchi.com/eve-ewing-lib
Presented by Addison Public Library District, Arlington Heights Memorial Library, Aurora Public Library District, Cook Memorial Public Library District, Gail Borden Public Library District, Glenview Public Library, Highland Park Public Library, Lake Villa District Library, Oak Park Public Library, Skokie Public Library, Schaumburg Township District Library and Wilmette Public Library.
This program will be held virtually on Zoom and registration is required. Space is limited.