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Diversity Days

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Sunday, September 11, 2016: CDG’s 25th Anniversary Race Unity Day Rally was held at the La Grange Village Hall.

The theme of CDG’s 2016 Diversity Days was “Today and The Next 25 Years”

Friday, Sept 9, 2016 at La Grange Public Library: We kicked off Diversity Days this year at La Grange Public Library with a free screening (and discussion afterward) of “Fruitvale Station”. Winner of two major Sundance Film Festival awards, critics called it “powerfully acted” and “a celebration of life and a condemnation of death.”

The film tells the story of 22-year-old Oakland resident Oscar Grant III, who was fatally shot by police. Here is a preview of “Fruitvale Station”:

Sunday, September 11: CDG’s 25th Annual Race Unity Rally

Location: La Grange Village Hall (2nd floor), La Grange Road at Harris Avenue (click for map)

The event featured:

  • Anne Stewart, Chicago ROAR
  • “Watch My Feet” Performers from The LeaderShop
  • CDG Diversity Award: Peg Adamczyk, Teacher, Congress Park Elementary School (retired 2016)
  • Diversity Essay by Anton Sullivan, 6th Grade, Congress Park School
  • Invocation by Rev. Kate Spelman, All Saints Episcopal Church, Western Springs
  • Village of La Grange Unity Proclamation

Scenes from the 2015 Unity Rally

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To see photos from CDG’s 2014 Unity Rally, please click here