Voices for Justice: A Social Justice Speaker Series

The Voices for Justice series engages authors, artists, thought leaders and other experts who spark conversation around the topic of social justice and represent the diversity of Chicago's communities.

Upcoming speakers:

Julissa Arce: 6 p.m. Wednesday, September 28
Arce is the author of You Sound Like A White Girl: The Case for Rejecting Assimilation.

Maria Hinojosa: 6 p.m. Monday, October 3
Emmy and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Maria Hinojosa will speak about her new book, Once I Was You, where Hinojosa tells the story of immigration in America through her family’s experiences and decades of reporting, painting an unflinching portrait of a country in crisis.

Previous speakers include:

View recordings of previous events.

This series builds on CPL’s rich history and expertise in developing programs, services, exhibits and collections that engage the community in transformative discussion and is made possible thanks to generous support from the Chicago Public Library Foundation. For more information on the Foundation, visit cplfoundation.org.