Dinner and Dialogue with Girl Talk: April 20th


Art Created By Young Woman At JTDC

April 20 “Dinner and Dialogue with Girl Talk

Girl Talk is a bi-weekly girl-specific project held on Saturdays in the Cook County Temporary Juvenile Detention Center (JTDC).

We are co-sponsored by Project NIA, UIC faculty, the UIC Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, and the Female Offender Services Program at the Cook County Juvenile Probation and Court Services Department.

We would like to invite you to join us for dinner and discussion about gender-responsive policy and our work at JTDC.

WHAT: Dinner with appetizers and dessert
DATE: Wednesday, April 20, 2011
TIME: 6:00PM to 8:30PM
WHERE: UIC Student Center West, Chicago Room
828 S. Wolcott Ave
ADMISSION: Free but Pre-Registration is Required. Register here.

We strongly suggest that those attending the dinner read the following article and look through the following online report about the criminalization of girls in Chicago to prepare for the discussion.

Space is limited and you can register for the event here. Remember that PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Feel free to share the flyer for the event with others.

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About chicagogirltalk

We are a group of women who are working together to support young women who are incarcerated in our local juvenile jail.

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