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Oh Freedom! Songs of the Civil Rights Movement

June 5, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Kick off Summer Reading Club 2023 “Find Your Voice” at a concert at Harvard Diggins Library with award-winning musician Chris Vallillo. Chris will perform his show “Oh Freedom! Songs of the Civil Rights Movement” live and in-person. This concert is free and open to the public, all ages welcome to attend, but registration is required. Registration for this event will open May 1, 2023 here on the event calendar page.

This concert is sponsored by Illinois Humanities through the Road Scholars Speakers Bureau.

Adult members of Summer Reading Club will receive a raffle ticket for attending, and an extra badge for those tracking their reading on Beanstack. Questions about our adult summer reading club? Please send an email to Leticia at

Illinois Humanities, the Illinois affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, is a statewide nonprofit organization that activates the humanities through free public programs, grants, and educational opportunities that foster reflection, spark conversation, build community, and strengthen civic engagement. Illinois Humanities provides free, high-quality humanities experiences throughout Illinois, particularly for communities of color, individuals living on low incomes, counties and towns in rural areas, small arts and cultural organizations, and communities highly impacted by mass incarceration. Founded in 1974, Illinois Humanities is supported by state, federal, and private funds. to learn more about Illinois Humanities, visit their website here.


June 5, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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900 E. McKinley St.
Harvard, 60033 United States
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