How Long Will I Cry? Voices of Youth Violence -Reading and discussion

July 12th 11:00 am Open to everyone and Free at the Heartwood In Evanston if you want some background review this Steppenwolf study guide.

Community Book Readings: Please join DC3F as we read excerpts from How Long Will I Cry? and engage in conversations about youth violence at one of the following community book readings in Evanston:

•Saturday, July 12 ~ 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ~ Heartwood Center (Skylight Event Space), 1818 Dempster St. Friday, July 25 ~ 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.~ Sherman United Methodist Church, 2214 Ridge Ave.

Pick up FREE copies of HLWIC? at the following locations:

  • Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave.
  • Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center, 1655 Foster St.
  • Church Street Barber Shop, 1905 Church St.
  • Ebony Barber Shop, 1702 Dodge Ave.

Theatrical Performances: DC3F has partnered with Evanston Public Library’s Teen Loft to present a theatrical adaptation of How Long Will I Cry? on Saturday, August 9, 3 p.m., at the Evanston Public Library.  Immediately following the theatrical adaptation, all are invited to a conversation with Cobe Williams, a Violence Interrupter with Cure Violence.  Williams is featured in the accalaimed 2011 documentary, The Interrupters. Williams will discuss the Cure Violence approach to stopping the spread of violence.   For more information about the play, please email director Jarrett Dapier at