In Honor of Fair Housing Month
Open Communities Presents:
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Curt’s Café South
1813 Dempster St, Evanston
Local neighbors, storytellers and artists will combine entertainment and education to highlight the benefits of caring for & welcoming people of all ages, abilities, races, religions, ethnicities & income levels.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Beto first learned capoeira in Rio de Janeiro in the early 1990’s. Upon moving to the U.S. in 1994, Beto has since been a part of the ICAF family.
Huu is an instructor of the Capoeira Angola Foundation, as well as co-founder of the children’s capoeira program. Her PhD in Medical Ethnobotany gives her insight into the cultural adaptations required for wellness.
Poet Jones is an activist, liberation/mystic theologian, protester, Texan native, and queer female bodied individual living in Evanston. She fights for LGBTQ rights part-time, studies theology at Garrett Seminary full-time, and the rest of the time she’s playing pool. Her motto: Life is short and this one just wants the world to be a little better cause she was here.
Other performers and speakers include:
~ Jason Reis of Easter Seals
~ Kari Carlson of Open Studios Project
~ Jones of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
~ Muryem Quadri, Muslim community activist
~ Students from New Trier, Evanston Township, and Glenbrook South:
Mohsin Waraich, Saarah Bhaiji, Carrington York, and Miranda Rivera-Kohr
For more information, accommodations, or to RSVP:
Jes Scheinpflug (847) 501-5760 x502