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ChildServ's Legacy Banquet

Location: 1905 East Higgens Road, Elk Grove Village

ChildServ’s Legacy Banquet
Sunday, February 11, 2 to 4 p.m.
Avalon Banquets
1905 East Higgins Road, Elk Grove Village
Recognizing Lucy Rider Meyer Courage Award Winner

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Rev. Janet Wolf Director, Children’s Defense Fund Nonviolent Organizing and Haley Farm

Keynote Speaker, Rev. Janet Wolf “Dislocated by Grace: Listening to Children”

A nationally recognized poverty rights organizer and United Methodist pastor, Rev. Wolf is a college/seminary professor; learner/teacher/animator with think tanks inside prisons. She is engaged in public theology and nonviolent direct action organizing and is currently working with Children’s Defense Fund to disrupt, dismantle the cradle to prison pipeline through leadership by and partnership with those caught in the pipeline and caged.

To reserve your seat:
Contact Kim Coffing at or at 773. 239.8710 or visit

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