Democratic Party of Evanston

Responding to Political Hate Speech in the United States

Join the Democratic Party of Evanston at Evanston Township High School for a student-led program with national and local experts from: The Southern Poverty Law Center, The Illinois Holocaust Museum, Logan Consulting Services, LLC, and U. S. Representative Jan Schakowsky (9th).


October 10, 2019, 7:00 – 9:00PM

(doors open at 6:30)


ETHS main auditorium,

1600 Dodge Avenue, Evanston


Presenters include:


  • ETHS Speech and Debate Team: potential responses and solutions to hate speech 


  • Dr. G. Kwesi Cornell Logan, President, Logan Consulting Services, LLC, co-author of brand-new District 65 curriculum, “Power, Profile and Place of the N Word”


  • Kelley Szany, Vice President of Education and Exhibitions, Illinois Holocaust Museum: current U.S. parallels to the Nazi/Holocaust Era and genocides


  • Lecia J. Brooks, Chief Workplace Transformation Officer, The Southern Poverty Law Center: U. S. history of hate speech, current trends, and white nationalism


  • A student conversation with special guest U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (9th Dist.)


Pre-registration required, except for ETHS and District 65 students (adults must register) - registration closes midnight, 10/9/19.


Free admission for ETHS students (with student ID) and free tickets to parents of District 202 and 65 families.


DPOE will donate proceeds to ETHS student scholarships.

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  2. This contribution is made from my own funds, and funds are not being provided to me by another person or entity for the purpose of making this contribution.
  3. I am a U.S. citizen or lawfully admitted permanent resident (i.e., green card holder).

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