Indie Lens Pop-Up: The First Rainbow Coalition

Nov 18

Indie Lens Pop-Up: The First Rainbow Coalition

Monday, November 18th, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Rindge Campus

In 1969, the Chicago Black Panther Party began to form a multi-ethnic coalition with the Young Lords Organization and the Young Patriots. Banding together in one of the most segregated cities in post-war America, the Rainbow Coalition changed the face of 1960s Chicago politics and created an organizing model for future activists and politicians.

Come back here soon to RSVP for the event. 

This event will be located in Spagnuolo Hall.

Themes: civic engagement and community organizing; multi-ethnic coalition and community building; police and community relations; affordable housing; racism and classism