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Current Fools  eNews

Find out what's new and who's who . . . Read all about it!!

Want more eNews from the Fools--Here's the archive

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Come Celebrate 25 years with us!

Reserve your place at our 25th anniversary event. Song, performances, dance and so much more!!

We are are so glad you are part of our community.

Feb 2023
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Celebrating the Coming Light

We remember and we celebrate--we remember those who have died on the streets and we celebrate those who bring light to our lives.

Dec 2022
Oct 2022 Learning at Fools
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Learning with the Fools

Learning is in full swing and so are we--read about upcoming events.

Aug 2022 Back to School

Back to School

Getting ready for the fall--back to school Fools' style and upcoming events.

June 2022 Your Gift
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The Gift, Your Gift

Poetry, gifts, and highlights from celebrating our high holy month

March 2022 Spring Celebrations
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Finding Fools in Faithful Feminine

Oh, my! So much to celebrate in March!! The Feminine, the Foolish, and Poetry. Come read all about it.


Celebrating Black Excellence

Celebrating Black Excellence!!! Yes, and all the ways that we learn. The Institute for Street Level Learning has a new Fool Faculty member--Silena Layne whose Black History Month blogs brings us a world of insight and connection. We also celebrate the slow return of Street Retreats and other learning activities.

Feb 2022 Black History Month
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75 Million Pennies and 22 Years

Oh, the comings and goings over the years. This month we celebrate paying off our final loan on the Fools' building, remember Kay Jorgensen and Marcie Kroft . . . and welcome Silena Layne. 

Jan 2022 75 Million Pennies
Dec. 2021 Season of Solstice
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Season of Solstice

The season of Solstice has much to offer from remembering friends we have lost to thinking deeply about what it means to live in an SRO (single room occupancy). Join us for a year end reflcetion.

Read our Season of Solstice Blogs--Dec 18 to 23


Walk 'n Roll is in Full Swing!!!

Carmen is getting her miles in . . . and Flat Carmen is traveling the world. Plus poetry by Spanish poet Antonio Machado "Traveler, There is no Path."

Oct 2012 Walk n' Roll Full Swing


Remembering Norm DePlover and Terry Sullivan. And asking ourselves: When people are offered housing that is cramped, without windows, and isolating, how can we blame them for hesitating to take it? This and other questions of what adequate housing means in this issue of the Fools' eNews.

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We Need Each Other

Linda Chrismann re-introduces to somatic healing, Olin Rocha contemplates accompaniment, and Marissa Silverman, a medical student, contemplates healing at home in an SRO plus a Kim Diamond poem.

Sept 2021 Walk 'n Roll
June 201 Housing?
April 2021 We Need Each Other
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Walk 'n Roll Celebration

Walk 'n Roll with us in Celebration of Solidarity and Carmen's 60th Birthday!


What's a Coddiwomple? Foolishly wandering to an as-yet unknown destination, of course.  Learn about that, what's on the mind of Chicago Fool Marvin Fourte, and much more

March 2021 Purpose-Fooly
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