Champions for Justice Annual Dinner

OCTOBER 14, 2018

4:00 PM — 6:30 PM

Two Brothers Roundhouse
205 N Broadway
Aurora, IL 60505

Celebrate the work of NIJFON and our fearless partners!


Northern Illinois Justice For Our Neighbors celebrates its 8th year with an event at Two Brothers Roundhouse in downtown Aurora.

Your presence will support the work of NIJFON as it continues to protect immigrants by providing free, high quality legal services. NIJFON also invites allies to learn about complex immigration issues and advocate for justice.

Champion for Justice Award

Bishop Sally Dyck

Resident Bishop of the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church

The Main Event

NIJFON Client and Volunteer Stories

Nestor Gomez

father; husband; professional storyteller; winner of 35 competitive storytelling SLAM events from NPR’s The Moth (including 2 Grand Slam wins); and producer/curator of his own storytelling show – 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories. Visit him on-line at

Come and enjoy

  • Great food. Appetizers, pasta, dessert.
  • Current information about the work of Northern Illinois Justice For Our Neighbors.
  • Wonderful craft beer from Two Brothers Brewery sold at a cash bar.
  • Introduction of Claudia Marchan, the newly hired first Executive Director of NIJFON.
  • Silent and live auctions of items “too good to be true.”
  • This event is Metra friendly. The Two Brothers Roundhouse is adjacent to the Aurora Metra Station. Arrive on the 4:01 train from Chicago and return (we hope) on the 6:19 train to Chicago.


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE – See ticket options for details

To pay by check, please make check out to NIJFON (Fundraiser in memo line) and send to NIJFON, PO Box 68892, Schaumburg, IL 60168.