Archive for May, 2015

Up in Here book discussion—Fri., June 5 at City Lit Books

Join us at City Lit Books in welcoming Mark Dostert to discuss his debut memoir, Up in Here: Jailing Kids on Chicago’s Other Side, which chronicles his experiences as a counselor at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, Chicago’s infamous 500-cell juvenile jail, known as the Audy Home.

Mark will be in conversation with Alex Kotlowitz, author of There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America. We’re looking forward to a provocative dialogue. Don’t miss it!

Friday, June 5, 6:30 p.m.
CityLit Books
2523 N. Kedzie Ave., Chicago

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Learn more on the City Lit event page.

New Volunteers: Next Orientation is Sunday, May 31

Whatever level of involvement you may be interested in—from weekly participation to occasional volunteering to special off-site projects—you’re invited.

Join us for our next orientation session, led by one of our experienced volunteers, Sunday, May 31, 1–2 p.m. It’s right before our regular 2–5 p.m. work session. Get the details here.

You’ll learn why the women we serve send us wonderful things like this!

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