Events Brought to you by do-over.me
do-over.me is active in the community. We offer a variety of events that support our members and build community. This page is updated frequently with special events we're hosting throughout the community and virtually.
Special Reception - Faces of the Fox at Adler University
Thursday, April 11 from 3:00 - 4:30 PM
at the Rotating Art Exhibit Hall on the 15th Floor / This event is FREE and open to the public / Refreshments will be served / There will be a brief presentation at 3:30 PM
Faces of the Fox was conceived by the founder of do-over.me, Cynthia K. Wade and Adler University intern, Laura Esposito. Using photography and stories, Faces of the Fox showcases a variety of different people and what they have in common their living area. We have photographed the a widest possible range of people representing as many different variations on the human spirit as possible, including but not limited to people who are diverse racially, ethnically, educationally, economically, religiously, mentally, physically, emotionally, sexually, and in their gender identification. Click here for more information.
Founder is TEDx Speaker
Founder, Cynthia K Wade was one of 10 speakers at TEDx Oak Park Women on Thursday, December 6 at the 19th Century Club in Oak Park. This event, the fourth for TEDx OPW, brought together over 270 people to listen and discuss ideas worth sharing.
Cynthia’s talk, was conceived in the Faces of the Fox project that is described below. Rather than let preconceived bias dictate our understanding of others, the goal of Faces was get to know some of the people of the Fox Valley by sitting down and really listening to their stories; listening and learning. Using a technique that was taught to her by a mentor of her daughter, and that she was able to teach the audience, we all realized that at the end of the day, we are all the same.