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  • 1100 Florence 1100 Florence Avenue Evanston, IL 60202 (map)
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Fran Joy Presents an evening of Art, Conversation, Community & Inspiration

Artist Fran Joy's work is currently on exhibit in the Parasol Room, 4th Floor, and will inform a night of discussion. We will hear from a panel of women on topics ranging from faith, community building, social justice, personal growth and more. "A Celebration of the Strength And Spirit of Women"

Event Organizer: Fran Joy, Artist, Social Justice Advocate, Life Coach

Moderator: Lisa Degliantoni, founder of 1100 Florence & Evanston Made


  1. Meleika Gardner: Founder of Evanston Live TV & ELTV Network

  2. Monique Brunson Jones: President & CEO of Evanston Community Foundation

  3. Joi Anissa Russell: Director of Strategic Partnerships with the Moran Center

  4. Susana Sandoval: UN Human Rights Commissioner, Multidisciplinary Artist, & Community Developer

  5. Angela Valavanis: Founder of Creative CoWorking and the Historic Colvin House

  6. Chloe Smith: ETHS 2020 Honor Student Plus

  7. Malik Turley, Founder of Hip Circle Empowerment Studio

  8. Karli Butler, Social Director Curts Cafe South

  9. Dr. Natalee Olson, Chiropractor

  10. Dickelle Fonda, Psychotherapist, Social Justice Activist, Trauma Survivor, #MeToo

Kristin Sanders, open singing Amazing Grace, NWU student

Cindy Jones: Producer, Writer, and Spoken Word Artist

This event is FREE with an RSVP:

Sponsored By the Evanston Art Council, City of Evanston and Evanston Made. Photograph of Fran Joy taken by Christopher Bradley,

Speakers/Presenters Slideshow

Earlier Event: November 3
First Saturday Art Events - November
Later Event: December 1
First Saturday Art Events - December