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Levy Lecture Series

Jane Addams: Worthy Choices

Annette Baldwin

For this Levy Lecture Series, guest speaker Annette Baldwin will serve as a historian, lecturer, actress, and pioneer in developing historical portrayals as she depicts the journey of Jane Addams. In 1889, Jane Addams, with Ellen Gates Starr, founded Chicago’s Hull House settlement to tackle the social and economic inequities permeating an over-crowded Chicago Westside neighborhood. In this portrayal of Jane Addams, we’ll meet one of America’s most respected and admired women as she shares the story of her personal struggle to find purpose. Learn about the inspiration behind Hull House and how Addams, and the extraordinary women who joined her, fought for progressive reforms in Chicago.

The Levy Senior Center Foundation is proud to sponsor the Levy Lecture Series, an educational program for residents 55+ years who are passionate about learning. Join us this spring as we explore Illinois! Reservations are required. You can register online here, call (847) 448-8250 or stop by the front desk. All lectures are free and are held in the Linden Room.

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