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Circle of Knowledge

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The Circle of Knowledge is an awareness and outreach initiative of The Family Institute, working in collaboration with our Board of Directors and friends. It consists of educational gatherings where experts from The Family Institute present helpful and informative talks about children, families and relationships.

FY2014 Calendar of Events

Love & Happiness: Relationships in the African American Community

Presented by Bishop Horace E. Smith, MD, Reginald Richardson, PhD, LCSW, Donna Baptiste PhD and Anthony Chambers, PhD

October 29, 2013

Victory Apostolic Church, 20801 Matteson Avenue, Matteson


Sex, Power & Love: A marital triangle

Presented by William Pinsof, PhD, and Cheryl Rampage, PhD

November 14, 2013

Northmoor Country Club, 820 Edgewood Road, Highland Park


Unlocking Anger: A key to strengthen relationships

Presented by Fran Giordano, PhD

March 13, 2014

Edgewood Valley Country Club, 7500 South Willow Springs Road, LaGrange


Shall We Dance? Understanding the choreography of love & intimacy

Presented by Alexandra Hambright Solomon, PhD

March 14, 2014

Exmoor Country Club, 700 Vine Avenue, Highland Park


Two Perspectives, Two Generations: Straight talk about young adults and their parents

Presented by William Pinsof, PhD, and Jacob Goldsmith, PhD

April 24, 2014

University Club, 76 West Monroe Street, Chicago


Intimacy and Love in the African American Community

Presented by Bishop Horace E. Smith, MD, Reginald Richardson, PhD, LCSWDonna Baptiste PhD and Anthony Chambers, PhD



You’re Talking but I Can’t Hear You: Building family communication & closeness

Presented by Lynne Knobloch-Fedders, PhD

May 8, 2014

Jackson Junge Gallery, 1389 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago


Gay & ‘Married’: Welcome to the family!

Presented by Aaron Cooper, PhD, and Cheryl Rampage, PhD

June 5, 2014

Center on Halsted, 3656 North Halsted Street, Chicago


The Circle of Knowledge Series would not be possible without the support of our sponsors.


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For more information on the Circle of Knowledge, or to register for one of our events, please contact Institutional Advancement at 312-609-5300, ext. 484 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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