Urban October – 2021

Across campus and Chicago, the UChicago Urban Network will be supporting events and conversations for Urban October, engaging the community in the questions and dialogue around how to build more sustainable cities, equitably, as the world continues to navigate how to emerge from the pandemic.

Please see below for activities already scheduled and continue to check back for more information.

October 8, 15: “Resilient Voices Billboard Tour at the Dusable Museum,” presented by the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation’s Trauma Interest Working Group. Register here. 

October 13: “Gentrification, Educational Inequality, and the Future of Urban Schooling,” presented with the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation. Register here.

October 14: “Urban October: Sinking Chicago” with our partners from the College’s Chicago Studies Program, the premiere event of a 2021 “Climate and the City” series. Register here.

October 16: Chicago Humanities Day. Register for the full event here. And see below for more specific, urban events:

October 20: “Confronting Trauma to Break the Cycle of Violence” live Zoom event, featuring Moms Demand Action’s Shannon Watts, UChicago Medicine’s Dr. Selwyn Rogers, Crown Family School’s Franklin Cosey Gay and moderated by Lakeidra Chavis of the Marshall Project. Register here.

October 27: Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation Urban October capstone lunch colloquium. Register here.