We are pleased to invite the Rev. C.J. Hawking to Niagara Foundation for a roundtable discussion with an intimate group of our members and staff. Rev. Hawking is Executive Director of Arise Chicago, and will be speaking on the role of faith communities and leaders in advocating for worker rights.
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Wednesday, September 10
from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
205 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 4240
Chicago, IL, US, 60601
Rev. C.J. Hawking, Executive Director of Arise Chicago since 2007, has been partnering with religious leaders to bring a fuller measure of God’s justice to the workplace since 1993. She has organized faith-labor coalitions in five U.S. cities.
She currently serves as the Harry F. Ward Pastor for Social Justice at Euclid Avenue United Methodist Church in Oak Park, and as a board member for Community Renewal Society.
Hawking is a visiting lecturer on labor and social movements at the University of Illinois and co-authored Staley: The Fight for the New American Labor Movement (University of Illinois Press, 2009) which won three Book of the Year awards.