Erase Hate Chicago

The Matthew Shepard Foundation is headed to Chicago!
Join the Foundation March 8th-11th, to help spread the message of
“Erasing Hate, while Replacing it with Understanding, Compassion & Acceptance”

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Judy Shepard Speaks at the Chase Auditoriu

In Conjunction with the Chase PRIDE Business Resource Group


10 S. Dearborn Street | 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Chicago Reception Benefiting the Matthew Shepard Foundation

Hosted by Stewart Smith, Elaine Fosse, & Diane Freeman

Join Judy Shepard & the Matthew Shepard Foundation Staff for a special cocktail reception from 6-8 p.m. and help support a future without Hate.

Tickets: $100 at
Tickets will not be sold at the door.
Entertainment by The Elaine Dame Jazz quartet
THE CARLYLE | 1040 N. Lake Shore Drive
Limited Parking is available for $6.00
Click here for a full list of Partners & Sponsors of this event!

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

H.E.R. Day at the Center on Halsted

With Keynote Judy Shepard at 11 a.m.

Every day, more than 1,000 people visit Center on Halsted, the Midwest’s most comprehensive community center dedicated to building and strengthening the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community. H.E.R. Day is Center on Halsted’s marquee women’s event empowering female-identified individuals to live healthier, happier lives through a full day of special events and programs.

Tickets: $12 at

CENTER ON HALSTED| 3656 N. Halsted

Redtwist Theatre Presents ‘The Laramie Project – Ten Years Later

A Chicago Premiere Production Directed by Greg Kolack

Sat. March 10th at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $100

Wine & Appetizer Pre Reception with Judy Shepard.
Talk-Balk Discussion with Laramie Project Specialist, Susan Burk.

REDTWIST THEATRE | 1044 Bryn Mawr | 773-728-7529

Benefit tickets for March 10:

Full Foundation Press Release:  Chicago Press Release 2.12



With your help we can continue our work to share Matthew's dream of replacing the hate in the world with understanding, compassion, and acceptance.

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