Chicago Social Justice Forum (Fall 2017)

Sep 6, 2017 (Chicago)


At this forum, different movements in Chicago join ATU and HA to share stories of struggles, tactics of resistance and discuss new and existing ways to build forms of solidarity across the city and the globe.

Workshop (Fall 2017)

Sep 8 & 9, 2017 @ UIUC Campus

This workshop was a closed space for project participants to share ideas, collaborate and strategize.


Symposium (Fall 2017)

Sep 9 & 10, 2017 @ UIUC Campus

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“Constructing Solidarities for a Humane Urbanism: Ethics, Politics and Challenges in Crossing “Boundaries”

Art exhibit (Fall 2017)

Sep 7 – Nov 2, 2017 @ The University YMCA, Champaign, Illinois.

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“From Middle-East to Midwest: Evoking Solidarities Across Time & Space”  Nasrin Navab and Nahid Navab

Theater workshop: “Theater Across Borders”

September 9, 2017

DURP/UIUC; 25 attendees: Theater workshop titled “Theater Across Borders” facilitated by Richa Nagar and Tarun Kumar with members of ATU, HA, PFE, Take Back the Land as well as UIUC and UM participants.


Demanding Decent Housing for all: Cape Town Activists and their Struggles for Justice (Twin Cities)

Sep 13, 2017 @ The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

Housing Justice From The Twin Cities To The Western Cape: A Panel Discussion (Twin Cities)

Sep 14, 2017 @ The East Side Freedom Library, St Paul, Minnesota.


Panel Discussion with Cape Town and Twin Cities activists.

Social Justice Tour of New York City

Sep 15, 2017

NYC: Social Justice Tour of New York City and meeting with Picture the Homeless activists (Rob Robinson, Take Back the Land Movement) for 3 South African activists.

At Picture the Homeless Office

Reclaiming Insurgent Public Spaces

Oct 13, 2016


“Reclaiming Insurgent Public Spaces” and the public lecture “Transnational Solidarities: Then and Now” by Prexy Nesbitt at UIUC campus.