JUSTice Summit Chicago 2017

Oppression at the Intersections of Race, Gender & Economics
Imagine all the people living life in peace


Register for JUSTice Summit Chicago 2017

We listen and imagine to reconstruct an equitable way forward. Together.

Thursday, Oct. 12 will include a full day of conversation on CWACM / Extraordinary Ordinations / our relationship with the UMC and whatever else comes up. This will be a gently guided and supported conversation.

Friday, Oct. 13 begins Justice Summit programming with our theme “Oppression at the Intersections of Race, Gender & Economics.”

Setting the context... Image: A timely dialogue of oppressions at the intersections, with the understanding that all oppression is connected. "Imagine... all the people sharing all the world."

Saturday, Oct. 14 workshops include:

  • Language: A Tool of Racist Patriarchy
  • Context, Perspective and Narratives
  • Advocacy with and for persons impacted by incarceration: Transgender women incarcerated in men's facilities leading a just revolution in resilience and resistance
  • Imagine... ReConstruct for Justice

Sunday, Oct. 15 panel conversation on Texts of Terror: "Somebody's Gotta Go To Hell"*

*comment by Rev. Dr. Christine Wiley during presentation at Covenant Baptist UCC/CWACM Black Church Summit, Washington, DC, April 2017.

Event housing

Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago - North Shore/Skokie, 5201 Old Orchard Rd, Skokie, IL 60077. Nearest O’Hare airport. This hotel has a refrigerator and microwave in each sleeping room. Free continental breakfast, free parking, indoor pool and you can have your choice of a room with two queen beds or one king.

To reserve your room call the hotel directly 847-583-1111 and ask for the “Church Within A Church” group rate or use this link CWACM ROOM BLOCK. Rate is $119/night + tax. The room block closes September 11, 2017.

Meeting locations

Thursday and Friday: meetings at the DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago North Shore Hotel and Conference Center, 9599 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL 60077 (near the Hampton Inn where we are staying)

Saturday and Sunday: meetings at the Hampton Inn.