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Youth-Led Programming | Chicago Freedom School 101

February 25, 20232:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Logo courtesy of the Chicago Freedom School

About the Event

Engage with youth facilitators from Chicago Freedom School (CFS) as they use popular education practices to demonstrate CFS’s dedication to liberatory education. CFS is an organization inspired by the Freedom Schools of the civil rights era that empowers young people to take action for justice and social change in their personal lives and their communities through youth programs, youth organizing, workshops and trainings, and more.

Youth-Led Programs are organized by Christiana Castillo, Manager of Learning, Youth Interpretive Programs.


Major support for Learning Programs at the MCA is provided by Julie and Larry Bernstein and Anonymous.

Additional generous support is provided by the Lois and Steve Eisen and The Eisen Family Foundation, Friends of Edwin A. Bergman Fund, the Hulda B. & Maurice L. Rothschild Foundation, Diane Kahan, The Marshall Frankel Foundation, D. Elizabeth Price and Lou Yecies, Carol Prins and John Hart/The Jessica Fund, and The William Randolph Hearst Foundations.