Upcoming Events

Zoom presentation with “Book Buzz” Women’s Club of Evanston Book Group

Date: November 19, 2020

Time: 7 p.m. CT

Location: More info about the Women’s Club of Evanston

Redlined interweaves a riveting family story with the history of redlining. In this live Zoom talk, Linda will connect the dots between today’s racial profiling and inequities to the government policy of redlining that segregated America into Black and white. She’ll read snippets of the family archives that inspired Redlined and share digitized versions of 1940s redlining maps. Plenty of time for Q&A.

Private event.

Zoom presentation with The Chicago Map Society

Date: December 3, 2020

Time: 6 p.m. CT

Join author, educator, and archivist, Linda Gartz, for a discussion of her award-winning book Redlined: A Memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in 1960s Chicago.

Redlined interweaves a riveting family story with the history of redlining. In this live Zoom talk, Linda will connect the dots between today’s racial profiling and inequities to the government policy of redlining that segregated America into Black and white. She’ll read snippets of the family archives that inspired Redlined and share digitized versions of 1940s redlining maps. Plenty of time for Q&A.

Zoom presentation with Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.)

Date: April 21, 2021

Join author, educator, and archivist, Linda Gartz, for a discussion of her award-winning book Redlined: A Memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in 1960s Chicago.
Redlined interweaves a riveting family story with the history of redlining. In this live Zoom talk, Linda will connect the dots between today’s racial profiling and inequities to the government policy of redlining that segregated America into Black and white. She’ll read snippets of the family archives that inspired Redlined and share digitized versions of 1940s redlining maps. Plenty of time for Q&A.

Past Events

Book Club (Private Event)

Date: November 20, 2019

Time: 7 p.m.

Redlined Presentation at Batavia Public Library

Date: November 7, 2019

Time: 6:30 - 9 p.m.

Location: Batavia Public Library — Newton Room; 10 S. Batavia Ave. (Rt. 31), Batavia, IL 60510

Hosted by the AAUW Batavia-Geneva-St.Charles Branch, author Linda Gartz will discuss her book Redlined at Batavia Public Library on November 7th.

Redlined Presentation at Elmhurst Public Library

Date: November 4, 2019

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Elmhurst Public Library, 125 S. Prospect Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126

Author Linda Gartz will discuss her memoir Redlined at Elmhurst Public Library.

Redlined Presentation at North Shore Senior Center

Date: July 8, 2019

Time: 1–2:30 p.m.

Location: North Shore Senior Center, 161 Northfield Road Northfield, IL 60093

Redlined Presentation at The Standard Club

Date: June 5, 2019

Time: 11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.

Location: The Standard Club, 320 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604

Author Linda Gartz will discuss her memoir Redlined at The Standard Club. Tickets are $38. Last Minute Reservations & Inquiries: Contact club events at events@stclub.org.