ART WORKS Projects’ NextGen Committee provides an opportunity for emerging Chicagoland leaders (age 23 – 35) in the arts, nonprofit, education, and business sectors to engage in and to contribute to human rights programming and community conversations.


For more information on joining AWP’s NextGen Committee, please contact Annalise Taylor at

Upcoming NextGen events: 


Community Ally Action Night
625 N. Kingsbury St., Chicago
Thursday, May 4, 2017
6 to 8 p.m.


Join AWP’s NextGen Committee after work on May 4 for Community Ally Action Night, an evening of resistance and action. We’ll hear from local organizations about how to strengthen our city by supporting and welcoming refugee and immigrant communities.


Community Partners:
ACLU of Illinois
Pilsen Alliance
Pan-African Alliance


Refreshments will be served.
Free and open to the public.


Community Ally Action Night is set in AWP’s newest installation, Sanctuary/Sustenance: The Story of Many Journeys – a photography and multimedia exhibit which traces the journey of a family during the catastrophic events of displacement, on a path to sanctuary, and through the long process of rebuilding life in a new community. On view until May 18.