Grief as Resistance II: Violence, Trauma, and Resilience in Colombia and Chicago

Grief as Resistance

Thursday, May 10, 2018

4:30 - 6:30 pm

School of Social Service Administration - Library
969 E 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

Please register by May 8.

This discussion will bring together mothers of victims of violence, along with practitioners (social workers/activists) supporting black and immigrant communities ravaged by state-sanctioned violence in Cali, Colombia and Chicago. Join us for a transnational conversation about building resilience and healing from trauma in communities grappling with high levels of violence, developing novel strategies for resistance through community organizing, memory, and art. 

Speakers
Ligia Castillo Cortés, Cali, Colombia
Dorothy Holmes, Chicago
Luz Doris Hernández, Padres Ángeles, Chicago 
Lisa Butler, Social worker, Chicago
Delia Caicedo, Social worker, Cali, Colombia 

Sponsors
SSA International Programs | Dean of Students | Alumni Affairs | Professional Development Program
Center for Latin American Studies
UChicago Urban
Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture
Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality