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Upcoming: Kim Foxx, Trans chats, Cuba Libre
2016-08-11

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Kim Foxx to speak after 'Death Row' Aug. 14

Kim Foxx, the Democratic Party Nominee for Cook County state's attorney, and Cook County Justice Advisory Council Executive Director Lanetta Haynes Turner will speak after the Sunday, Aug. 14, showing of Direct from Death Row: The Scottsboro Boys. The production starts at 3 p.m.

The topic will be juvenile justice in Cook County, and Juvenile Justice Initiative Executive Director Elizabeth Clarke will moderate the discussion.

Admission is $17-$39; visit web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10068299 .

'Chats' forum on trans issues Aug. 18

The Center on Halsted Chats series continues with a talk on trans experiences with Channyn Parker and Crispin Torres on Thursday, Aug. 18, 6:30-8 p.m., at the Center, 3656 N. Halsted St.

Parker is the TransLife coordinator at Chicago House while Torres is community educator at Lambda Legal.

There is a $5 suggested donation; visit Community.CenterOnHalsted.org/Chats. For more information, email culture@centeronhalsted.org .

LCHJ holding 'Cuba Libre' event Aug. 18

Legal Council for Health Justice ( LCHJ ) will host its annual summer party at Sidetrack in Lakeview on Thursday, Aug. 18.

This year's travel theme is "Cuba Libre: Holiday in Havana" and will feature cuisine by 90 Miles Cuban Cafe, cocktails by Sidetrack, entertainment by Angel d'Cuba, the Grand Raffle, a huge silent auction and more.

All proceeds directly support the Legal Council's programs providing free, immediate legal help to low-income individuals with HIV, people at risk of homelessness, and children with disabilities.

Cuba Libre tickets start at $75 and are available by visiting www.cubalibre.gesture.com or calling 312-427-8990.


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