ICAT Public Forum: Torture’s Impact on Families and Communities
Posted on September 29, 2012
September 29 , 2012
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum UIC
800 S. Halsted St.
Join us for a discussion featuring the mothers of torture survivors Jeanette Plummer, Amanda Shackelford, Carol Johnson and Bertha Escamilla.
Professor Adam Green, from the University of Chicago and author of Selling the Race: Culture and Community in Black Chicago, will provide an overview of the history of police torture in Chicago, followed by a panel discussion with mothers of torture survivors on the impact that torture has had on their families and their communities. Q & A will follow their presentations.Sponsored by: Illinois Coalition Against Torture, 8th Day Center for Justice, Benedictine Sisters of Chicago, Clerics of St. Viator, Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights, Heartland Alliance Marjorie Kovler Center, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum.