J4J NATIONAL CONFERENCE
“WeChoose Equity, Not the Illusion of Choice”
WALTER H. DYETT HIGH SCHOOL
May 18th - 20th, 2018
J4J Conference Info
President | Our Revolution
Nina Turner is the president of Our Revolution. She is a former Ohio State Senator, college professor, public speaker, frequent media commentator and author, and was a national surrogate for Senator Bernie Sanders during the 2016 Democratic Presidential Primary. She has been the host of the Nina Turner Show on the Real News Network.
Dr. Yohuru Williams
Professor of History | Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at
University of St. Thomas
Historian, professor, education activist and author .Dr. Williams is a professor of History Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of St. Thomas and was previously a professor of history and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Fairfield University and former chief historian of the Jackie Robinson Foundation. Dr. Williams is an education activist and noted scholar about the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power movement. Diverse magazine named Williams one of its Top 10 Emerging Scholars under 40 in 2009.
Complete conference Itinerary can be viewed and downloaded here
Contact the following hotels for lodging:
La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Lake Shore
(773) 324 – 3000
Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
4900 S, Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60615
$159/night (includes free wi-fi and free parking)
(773) 288 – 5800
Call hotels to make hotel reservations in the "J4J Alliance" block of rooms. Limited rooms available.
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Cancellations/Changes and Refunds: Fees for missed meals, late arrivals, and early departures will not be refunded. Fees will be refunded, less a $20.00 processing fee, if cancellation or change resulting in a refund is received in writing no later than April 18, 2018. After that date, fees are non-refundable. All refunds will be processed after the conference. Substitutions are allowed at no charge.