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Learning Excursion

Bronzeville - The Impacts of Red Lining and Hope That Grows in Green

Date SEPT. 22, 2022
Time 2:15 – 5:30 PM (CDT)
Fee$75 USD

Hear the story of Chicago told from the eyes of Black Chicago, the redlining that created the divide and the growth that is occurring now in the Bronzeville neighborhood in the arts, architecture and culture after years of discriminatory tactics. Explore the Omni Ecosystems headquarters and tour its event space. Hear about the history of Bronzeville from a local historian and learn about the future of the neighborhood and the Invest South/West Project.

Please note:

  • This tour includes mild walking.
  • Attendees will need to register, sign a safety waiver and social media acknowledgement upon arrival at Omni Ecosystems.
  • Learning excursions will depart from the 8th St. South Entrance.

Speakers:
Bernard Turner, Gallery Interpreter, Chicago History Museum
Bill Williams, Founder, KMW Communities
Molly Meyer, CEO and Founder, Omni Ecosystems

This tour is not ADA accessible