Living with Insecurity in a Brazilian FavelaBy: R. Ben Penglase, PhDThis book examines how inequality, racism, drug trafficking, police brutality, and gang activities affect the daily lives of the people of Caxambu.
Celebrating its 10th year as a Magnificent Mile holiday tradition, Art and Faith of the Crèche: The Collection of James and Emilia Govan returns to the Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA). New this year, the collection of more than 100 worldly works will be supplemented by The Craft of the Crèche: Materials and Techniques, an exhibition that explores the unique materials and creative techniques used to make the works on display. Both exhibitions will be on view from Tuesday, November 14, 2017, through Sunday, January 7, 2018.
Loyola University Chicago is pleased to announce the Quinn Community Center of St. Eulalia Catholic Church as the winner of its third annual Martyrs Award. Located in Maywood, Illinois, the center provides important social outreach and programming for more than 370 people annually, 75 percent of whom come from low-income families in Chicago’s western suburbs. The center’s goal is to serve 600 people annually by 2020, and the $25,000 Martyrs Award will help fund its growth.