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Malcolm X College

1900 West Jackson Boulevard

Chicago, IL 60612

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The Strengthening Chicago’s Communities Symposium is designed to bring recognized experts, leaders in the community, and Chicago’s citizens in one space to discuss ideas, share solutions and take action.

Only together can we be the change we want to see in the world. This one-day event will convene recognized experts, leaders in the community, and Chicago’s citizens in one space to discuss ideas, share solutions, and take action to strengthen our city and its communities. Consider joining us as a sponsor or partner.

Inspiration
Five renowned speakers will inspire attendees by sharing expert perspectives on violence prevention, community health, family wellness, and the lasting societal impact of parenting

Engagement
Local community-oriented programs, organizations, and businesses will showcase their contributions to Chicago and its people to spark connections.

Action
Opportunities to connect and network give attendees—and sponsors—ways to create a roadmap that effects real change.


Please note that there are different ticket types for this event:

  1. Standard admission - A general admission ticket
  2. Scholarship Ticket - A ticket you may purchase to sponsor another attendee unable to afford the cost of the event.
  3. Scholarship Request Ticket - If you cannot afford the cost of the ticket but are interested in attending, sign up for the waiting list for this ticket type. Tickets will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis as Scholarship Tickets are purchased.


The event features:


Nelba L. Márquez-GreeneNelba L. Márquez-Greene
Founder, The Ana Grace Project
Ms. Marquez-Greene founded the Ana Grace Project in 2013 in memory of her beloved daughter, who was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The Ana Grace Project is dedicated to promoting love, community, and connection for every child. In the words of Ana’s family, “Love Wins.”


Asadah KirklandAsadah Kirkland
Beating Black Kids
Ms. Kirkland offers non-violent solutions, wisdom, and guidance from the dual perspective of parent and educator.



Matt SandersMatt Sanders, PhD
Founder, Triple P
Dr. Sanders’ Triple P parenting intervention is trauma-informed and evidence based. It is also customizable to meet the unique needs of caregivers parenting typically developing children, children with disabilities and adolescents. It has been shown to reduce emotional and behavioral problems while increasing parental satisfaction. Triple P has been translated into 21 languages and has benefitted more than 4 million families worldwide.


Irvin Waller, PhDIrvin Waller, PhD
Smarter Crime Control
An internationally renowned author and expert on evidence based solutions for violence prevention, Professor Waller is a prize-winning champion of victim’s rights, collaborative policing, and violence prevention.


Emada TingiridesEmada Tingirides
LAPD Lieutenant
Tingirides implemented relational policing in the Los Angeles community of Watts, dramatically reducing violent crime and inspiring her colleagues to embrace the tenets of community-based policing.


This symposium is hosted by Parenting ACE, Triple P America and Rush University Medical Center.


Rush University Medical Center


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Chicago, IL 60612

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