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||PASSAGES Civic leader, LGBTQ+ ally Josephine Minow dies at 95
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Josephine Baskin Minowa civic leader with an interest in social justice and Chicago and Jewish historyhas died at age 95, The Chicago Tribune reported.
Minow was the past president of the Juvenile Protective Agency and a member of the Jane Addams Juvenile Court Foundation.
In her later years, Minow continued to focus on social justice. At age 85, she co-chaired an event at which she was honored for her longtime support of Chicago's Center on Halsted, a community center for the LGBTQ+ community.
Also, while in her late 70s, she worked to restore the name of the African American Olympic great Jesse Owens to a Chicago school.
A memorial service is being planned to take place at the Chicago History Museum in the spring.
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