EventsThe Legacy of Hazel Johnson

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The Legacy of Hazel Johnson

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Description


Join us for a program about Chicago activist Hazel Johnson, "Mother of Environmental Justice." Cheryl Johnson will speak about her mother's life and the legacy she left behind as an environmental justice activist. Her stories will be accompanied with archival photographs and manuscripts from the People for Community Recovery Archives, an organization founded by Hazel Johnson to fight environmental racism on Chicago's heavily polluted southeast side.

This Women's History Month program is co-sponsored by the Chicago Women's History Center.

How to Attend
This event takes place on Zoom. Register at least 24 hours before the event. Only one registration per household is needed. You’ll receive an email with a link to the secure Zoom meeting about 24 hours before the meeting. By registering for this event, you agree to abide by the Library Use Guidelines.

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Accessibility
Need captioning for this event? Please call (312) 747-4015. Requests must be made at least 14 business days before the event.

(Photo image: Cheryl Johnson)

Program:
Women’s History
Suitable for:
Adults
Type:
History and Genealogy
Language:
English

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