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Cyntoia Brown-Long: An Evening in Dialogue
January 30 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM$5 – $20
Join us for a powerful evening of dialogue between Dr. Tara Betts, the Literary Editor of New City, and author Cyntoia Brown-Long as they discuss her new book, Free Cyntoia: My Search for Redemption in the American Prison System. They will also reflect on the impact of trafficking in Black communities in recognition of January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month.
We will also hear from Chicago-based survivor leader and advocate, Brenda Stewart, who will open the evening with her own testimony of survival and the work she does to advocate for and support other survivors of exploitation and violence. There will be a Q+A with the audience towards the end of the program.
Free Cyntoia will be available for purchase throughout the program.
All proceeds go directly to Cyntoia Brown-Long.
Tickets are available on a sliding scale from $5-20. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. The event is open to those aged 13 and up and accessible to those using wheelchairs or other mobility devices.
For more information, please contact Nikki Patin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Street parking is free and plentiful around the Reynold’s Club in the evenings and on the weekends. Visitor parking is also available in surface lots at University Avenue and 59th Street, Ellis Avenue and 56th Street, and in a garage at Ellis Avenue and 55th Street.
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