(Note: This article along with Our Neighbor are being published to highlight veterans of wars in these lands as well as other lands. Please join us at this Memorial Day event as we remember and stand together.) In the week after Thanksgiving, my cousin Reggie and I traveled to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in […]

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Our Neighbor

Our family moved to the US from Mexico in the 1970’s. Our paternal grandfather, Ignacio Corral, had worked all over the country for about 20 years and had decided to move his family to the Aurora, Illinois area. Our parents lived in the house next to our grandparents, with one fence joining the two yards, […]

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(Press Release) Winning Chicago Team to Compete in the US Finals in Miami in June WHAT:  Neymar Jr’s Five, the world’s biggest five-a-side football tournament returns to Chicago. Five-a-side teams battle it out in 10-minute matches with a twist. Every time one team scores, the opposition loses a player, which makes it fast, technical, tactical. It’s inspired by the street football […]

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Upcoming Events

Friday, May 26 Comparsa de Carnaval! Mask and Puppet-Making with Y no habia luz Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, Chicago
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day – feat. SOULPHONETICS Sportsman’s Club, Chicago
Tuesday, May 30 Support Abuelita Genoveva at her Immigration Check-In 101 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60605-1074, United States,
Tuesday, May 30 Angela Jackson – ” A Surprised Queenhood” – CSRPC The Seminary Co-op Bookstores, Chicago
Tuesday, May 30 LAST Chance to TRACK ICE! Nontechies & Coders Needed! Merchandise Mart, Chicago
Wednesday, May 31 Loose Ends Dance Party! ,
Thursday, June 1 Community Limpias Tonantzin “Community Arts and Cultural Gallery”, Chicago
Thursday, June 1 Save the Date! Soirée in the City 2017 Morgan Manufacturing, Chicago
Friday, June 2 Technophobia / The Inheritance / Wingtips / +1 TBA OPEN Center for the Arts, Chicago
Saturday, June 3 Backroads to Lake Geneva JUNE 2017 Chicago, Chicago
Saturday, June 3 3D Hat Coding Workshop – CHI Blue1647, Chicago
Saturday, June 3 Rodrigo y Gabriela: Tenth Anniversary Tour at The Vic Theatre The Vic Theatre, Chicago
Sunday, June 4 The Story of “El Jibarito”: A Conversation with Alejandro “Chalí” Hernández Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, Chicago
Sunday, June 4 Cumbanchero II: The Rafael Hernández Chicago Tribute Tour Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural, Chicago
Sunday, June 4 Cumbanchero II: The Rafael Hernández Chicago Tribute Tour Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural, Chicago
Friday, June 9 The People’s Summit Chicago Mccormick Place, Niles
Friday, June 9 Spring Awakening Music Festival 2017 – Official Addams/Medill Park, Chicago
Friday, June 9 Fiesta Back of the Yards Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council, Chicago
Saturday, June 10 The 2nd Annual Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival 100 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60603, United States,
Saturday, June 10 The 2nd Annual Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival 100 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60603, United States,
Saturday, June 10 The 2nd Annual Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival 100 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60603, United States,