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Chicago, IL
18-19 October 2019

Gandhi 150: The Legacy of Peace

Bringing the descendants of history’s greatest peace leaders to Chicago to honor Gandhi's 150 birth anniversary through the experiences of their patriarchs, the people and the movements they represent.


We have the pleasure of hosting

Ela Gandhi, granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi,

Maki Mandela, daughter of Nelson Mandela and

Anthony Chavez, grandson of Cesar Chavez

Santita Jackson, daughter of Rev. Jesse Jackson

along with Che 'Rhymefest' Smith

Field Museum, Chicago, IL
18 October 2019
06:30 pm

Kasturba / Gandhi


A play which is deeply feminist where Kasturba, the wife of Gandhi is revealed as a woman ahead of her times. 

Metea Valley High School, Aurora, IL
19 October, 2019
02:00 pm


18 October 2019

Proud to bring inspirational speakers from across the globe who will be sharing the same platform for the first time. 


India Development Service, WBEZ Chicago, The Gandhi Commemorative Stamp Initiative, and United For Peace are bringing descendants of history's greatest peace leaders to Chicago.


Remembering Gandhi


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