Saturday

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Continental Breakfast
8:30 to 11:00 am
SSA Lobby, 969 E. 60th Street
Ticket purchase required
Gather with friends, old and new, over a casual breakfast in the SSA lobby.

Chicago's Hidden South Side
9:00 to 11:00 am
SSA Lobby, 969 E. 60th Street
Registration and fee required
Tour the homes and hangouts of influential artists and activists from Chicago's South Side, and celebrate the history of Bronzeville (called the Black Metropolis) a vi­brant cultural hub for artists like Gwendolyn Brooks and Louis Armstrong. Sites on the tour include Pilgrim Baptist Church, the birthplace of gospel music; the home of jour­nalist and civil rights leader Ida B. Wells; and the South Shore Cultural Center, site of the Obamas' wedding recep­tion.

Lifting Voices. Celebrating Community
6:00 to 8:30 pm
SSA Lobby, 969 E. 60th Street
Registration required
Don't miss this celebration of SSA's community partner­ships and social activists. This dinner event honors leaders who are making an impact and uplifting communities. Join us for a festive evening that recognizes the winners of SSA's highest alumni awards, including guest artists, special tributes, and a chance to inspire new friendships and com­munity spirit.

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