Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
10/18/18 - 10/20/18
All Day
The Gospel and Our Cities: Chicago 2018
The Moody Church, Chicago IL
Gospel and our Cities

The Gospel and Our Cities: Chicago 2018 will bring together thought leaders and practitioners in key topics around urban ministry: church planting, church renewal, faith & work, and restoring Chicago. If you have a heart for Kingdom work happening in our cities today, you won’t want to miss this event. If you’re still seeking to understand the unique facets of urban ministry, this is the event for you.


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Date/Time Event Partner
10/15/18 - 10/21/18
All Day
Chicago Ideas Week Chicago Ideas Week

Chicago Ideas is a movement built on one core belief: When a broad spectrum of thinkers and instigators share ideas, we have the power to transform our world.


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10/17/18
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
A Road Map for Violence Prevention in Chicago: Past, Present and Future
First Church of the Brethren, Chicago IL
Chicago Ideas

The Institute for Nonviolence Chicago was established in 2016 to work to reduce violence in our city, where approximately 10 people are injured or murdered by gunfire every day. Join leaders from Nonviolence Chicago and other organizations that make up the Communities Partnering 4 Peace program. They’ll give you an introduction to nonviolence training, detail a road map for violence prevention in Chicago, and share key findings from initiatives in Chicago and and other major US cities.


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10/17/18
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rehabilitation of the Franklin Avenue Bridge
Technological Institute, Evanston IL
Northwestern University

Learn all about the cause and the reconstruction of the failed Franklin Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis.


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10/17/18
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cities of the Future: Tour State-of-the-Art Startups Tackling Community Challenges at 1871
1871 – Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Chicago Ideas

At this Lab, meet the Chicago innovators who are convening at 1871 to harness the power of tech to solve some of the world’s greatest urban challenges.


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10/17/18
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
A New Culture War: National Security, Facts and the Concept of Proof
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL
Chicago Ideas

President Donald Trump has actively discredited the country’s intelligence agencies. This kind of move is neither surprising nor unprecedented, but its implications are massive. At this Conversation, we’ll sit down with experts to look into how this kind of rhetoric affects the ability of intelligence officials to do their jobs, and what’s at stake for the safety of the nation if their efforts are undermined.


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10/17/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Code & Coffee at Capital One Lincoln Park
Capital One Cafe, Chicago IL
Girl Develop It Chicago

We’re all learning to code, whether you’ve just decided to get started or you’ve been at it for years. Come hang out for a couple of hours on the last Tuesday of each month with some friendly fellow coders.


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10/17/18
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Edward Lengel, Never in Finer Company: The Men of the Great War's Lost Battalion
Pritzker Military Library, Chicago IL
Pritzker Military Museum & Library

Author Ed Lengel visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book about the Lost Battalion in WWI.


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10/17/18
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
The Party is Over: How America Will Get Past its Polarized Politics
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL
Chicago Ideas

Political polarization isn’t new. At this Conversation, we’ll bring key figures together to view the current state of politics through the lens of history, and examine how the missteps of the old guard of American politics is shaping a new generation of activists and candidates alike. With the midterms around the corner and the 2020 presidential race not far off, expect to leave this event with a more nuanced understanding of America’s political past, where political discourse is headed, and the role of civic engagement in healing the divide.


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10/18/18 - 10/19/18
All Day
2018 Keyman Conference Education in Turkey
Northwestern University, Evanston IL
Buffett Institute

The 2018 Keyman Conference will examine the state of ongoing transformation and political contentions in education in Turkey.


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10/18/18 - 10/20/18
All Day
The Gospel and Our Cities: Chicago 2018
The Moody Church, Chicago IL
Gospel and our Cities

The Gospel and Our Cities: Chicago 2018 will bring together thought leaders and practitioners in key topics around urban ministry: church planting, church renewal, faith & work, and restoring Chicago. If you have a heart for Kingdom work happening in our cities today, you won’t want to miss this event. If you’re still seeking to understand the unique facets of urban ministry, this is the event for you.


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