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News & Updates

  1. Join WBEZ’s Tony Sarabia for an Inside Look at “Working in America”

    December 8th, 6:00 pm at the Harold Washington Library Center, Pritzker Auditorium. 


    WBEZ’s Tony Sarabia will host a conversation at the Harold Washington Library Center with the creative team behind Project&’s  “Working in America,” a new multimedia initiative that explores the challenges and triumphs of working in America today. Inspired by Studs Terkel’s 1974 book “Working,” the initiative includes three components: an exhibition at the Harold Washington Library Center that features photographs of 24 everyday workers; a radio series on NPR, “Working: Then and Now,” that includes never-before-heard recordings of Terkel’s field interviews; and a living online archive called “Your Working Story,” where members of the public can upload their own stories and photographs.


    Before a live studio audience at the Harold Washington Library Center’s Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, Sarabia will sit down with Project& President and Artistic Director Jane M. Saks, who conceived and created the initiative, architect Jeanne Gang who designed the exhibit, architect Clare Cahan who aided in the design the exhibit, and Radio Diaries Executive Producer Joe Richman, who co-produced the radio series.



    • Tony Sarabia, WBEZ (moderator/host)
    • Jane M. Saks, Project&
    • Joe Richman, Radio Diaries
    • Claire Cahan, Studio Gang
    • Jeanne Gang, Studio Gang

    Doors open at 5:30 pm on Thursday, December 8. Programming begins at 6 p.m. This event is open to the public and registration is not required.