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Know Your Rights

Taking an intersectional approach, the Center's for Cultural Understanding and Social Change present moderated discussions intended to help members of the community better understand their civil liberties beyond a legal framework. Topics covered include: disabilities rights, police brutality and hate violence, immigrants rights, laws and policies related to free speech and dissent, immigration status and travel restrictions, and campus/community advocacy

Know Your Rights


Ashley Boyd – People’s Response Team

Tanya Cabrera – Associate Director for Equity and Inclusion, Office of Diversity – UIC

Michelle Garcia – Access Living

(i2i) Invisible to Invincible: Asian Pacific Pride of Chicago

Lilian Jiménez – Policy Director, Cook County Board of Commissioners (7th district)

Ruth Lopez-McCarthy – Legal Protection Fund Project

Husam Marajda – Arab American Action Network

Kristina Tendilla – Community Organizer, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Chicago

Presented by the UIC Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change Know Your Rights Working Group