Events | Introducing FIRSTHAND: Homeless
Introducing FIRSTHAND: Homeless
WhenMon, February 19, 2024
(Doors open at 6:00 pm)
5400 N St Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
Reservations for this event are no longer available.
You are invited to the kickoff event for FIRSTHAND: Homeless, a year-long WTTW initiative that will reveal the many faces of homelessness in Chicago – both visible and hidden – and pull back the curtain on its varied and complicated causes.
During this intimate in-person event at the WTTW Studios, FIRSTHAND: Homeless executive director Dan Protess will moderate a discussion with producer/director Mario Tharpe; Nicole Bahena, FIRSTHAND Talks presenter and Vice President of Community Partnerships at All Chicago; along with FIRSTHAND documentary participants Jackie and Yolanda.
FIRSTHAND: Homeless is the newest addition to the award-winning FIRSTHAND multiplatform, multi-year initiative focusing on the firsthand perspectives of people facing critical issues in Chicago. Visit the website on February 19 to explore the project.
Lead support for FIRSTHAND: HOMELESS is provided by Ann and Rich Carr.
Major support is provided by The Knight Family Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Edwardson Family Foundation; Joel M. Friedman, President, Alvin H. Baum Family Fund; Denny and Sandy Cummings; the Marc and Jeanne Malnati Family Foundation; Alexandra C. Nichols; and Peter and Alicia Pond. (as of January 10, 2024).
Thanks to our sponsors: