August 18, 2018

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Conrey Callahan & Kandie Alter

Principal of New Field School & Eugene Field LSC

Conrey Callahan,  speaks about her role as the Principal at New Field School, a school located in Rogers Park. She speaks about the importance of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in which they practice at New Field School. Kandie Alter, being part of the Local School Council (LSC) in Rogers Park speaks about her experience in LSC and how important being involved is.



Grady Chambers


Chambers speaks about his latest book, North American Stadium, which was just published June of 2018. He is the inaugural winner of the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize. The book is a debut collection about grace - the places we search for it and the disjunction between what we seek and where we arrive. 




Dog Beach Drummers


A couple of the Dog Beach Drummers join us at the convergence studio! They talk about how the group came together and what their intention is when drumming. They speak about how they have built a community with the Dog Beach Drummers and Dancers and the importance of building community through drumming.