Thursday, August 16

Public Newsroom 74: Using Theater to Talk About Community Issues

6:00 pm — 8:00 pm

In Fall 2017, Free Street Theater’s Artistic Director Coya Paz was awarded the inaugural Engagement Challenge Award by ProPublica Illinois and Illinois Humanities. Paz and other Free Street staff have led workshops across the state as a way to help residents engage with ProPublica Illinois’s investigative work. So what does it look like to use theater to create a dialogue around a reported story or community issue? We’re hosting Paz and ProPublica Illinois Engagement Reporter Logan Jaffe this week at the Public Newsroom to find out!

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