Join Latin@ Techies as Latin@ Hackathon’s winning team presents their project and kicks off Latin@ Techies’ regular breakout group at Chi Hack Night! This past November, the all-day hackathon gathered 30 housing advocates, artists, developers, journalists, and community members to create community-driven tech solutions on fair housing and community development. Teams worked towards diverse solutions, from making zoning meetings […]

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Whether watching from afar to capture a photograph, or marching and chanting along with thousands of Chicagoans, as participants of this weekend’s historic Women’s March, Alonzo and I also chronicled some moments from this massive gathering. For me, this was an experience I won’t soon forget and I hope it resonated with you as well. […]

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By guest contributor Pilsen Alliance, a social justice organization committed to developing grassroots leadership in Pilsen. Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King moved to Chicago to seek fair housing and respect for communities in which working-class Chicagoans lived and worked. Today, gentrification threatens these very same neighborhoods. The most recent manifestation of this in Pilsen is […]

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With a morning salute to Three Kings Day on Facebook this past Friday, singer-songwriter Ani Cordero debuted a beautiful animated new music video for her song “Corrupcion” (via Billboard) which is featured on her forthcoming album, Querido Mundo. “Corrupción has two levels, a direct level — aimed at politicians in Puerto Rico where nepotism and corruption […]

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