SITE VISITS

On the second day of the conference, all delegates will engage with memory and human rights through site visits spanning various local organizations in Chicago. 

World Relief Chicago - WRC has assisted in the resettlement of over 15,000 refugees and works alongside refugees and immigrants in their journeys through cultural adjustment and self-sufficiency. Delegates will engage with dialogues regarding resettlement and how histories can be erased through that process.

American Indian Center - The primary cultural and community resource for nearly 65,000 Native Americans in Chicagoland's six county region. Delegates will learn about the history of Chicago's Native American community and how AIC works toward conserving the traditions and memory of the community.

Center on Halsted - The Midwest's most comprehensive community center dedicated to advancing community and securing the health and well-being of the LGBTQ people of Chicagoland. Delegates will learn about the history of LGBTQ activism in Chicago and the different programs and services dedicated to advancing Chicago's LGBTQ and allied community. 

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center - Preserving the legacy of the Holocaust by honoring the memories of those who were lost and by teaching universal lessons that combat hatred, prejudice and indifference. Delegates will take a tour of the museum to explore the history of the Holocaust through examining artifacts, photographs, and stories of survivors and bystanders. 

StoryCorps Chicago - To preserve and share humanity's stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. Delegates will engage in a workshop that teaches important skills about interviewing someone and learning their story.