On the heels of finishing its first workshop series on immigrant rights, Organized Communities Against Deportations (OCAD) is teaming up with several organizations on a new round of workshops on undocumented immigrants’ rights in the workplace, rental properties, and the health care system. The new series launched last Saturday with events on opposite sides of the city: a “Know Your Rights” workshop […]

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This Sunday, coders, designers, and nontechies are rolling up their sleeves and getting down to work at the second Migra Map Hack Day. From 10am to 4pm, participants will help make Migra Map the go-to resource for tracking ICE raids. UIC computer science student Guillermo Rojas reached out to Migra Map creators United We Dream and Latino Rebels about […]

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From Pilsen Alliance Press Release: During these difficult times for our immigrant community we have heard many promises from the city of Chicago and public institutions such as Chicago Public Schools, which have consistently announced their commitment to protect and support our immigrant families. However, parents at Orozco Academy in Pilsen tell a much different […]

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For International Women’s Day, artist-activist Ana Tijoux published a powerful opinion piece on Chile’s Radio Villa Francia, calling for a reclaiming and re-empowerment of feminism, one that incorporates its inextricable connection to anti-capitalism and anti-racism. In the essay, Tijoux, whose parents were jailed and later fled Chile under the Pinochet dictatorship, recounts the struggles of women she’s […]

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 26 In Defense of Organizing: Webinar on Federal Prosecutions ,
Wednesday, April 26 Corridos: Mexican Tragic Ballad Songwriting Workshop Gail Borden Public Library, Elgin
Wednesday, April 26 Noche de Estrellas Mi Tierra En La Villita, Chicago
Wednesday, April 26 Poesía En ABRIL The School of Solitude by Peruvian Poet Luis Her Instituto Cervantes Chicago, Chicago
Wednesday, April 26 Pedro Mi Amor National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
Wednesday, April 26 Poesia en Abril : Programas de fin de mes Contratiempo, Chicago
Wednesday, April 26 A Tribe Called Quest / Tribute party at Punch House Punch House, Chicago
Wednesday, April 26 ¡Pachanga! Chicago East Room, Chicago
Thursday, April 27 Zona Abierta: 13 Colors of the Honduran Resistance UIC Latino Cultural Center, Chicago
Thursday, April 27 An evening with Chicago Mariachi Project La Taberna, Chicago
Thursday, April 27 Public Newsroom #15: 90 Days, 90 Voices Build Coffee, Chicago
Thursday, April 27 Screening – COUNT ME IN La Catrina Cafe, Chicago
Thursday, April 27 SOULPHONETICS at Sportsman’s Club Sportsman’s Club, Chicago
Friday, April 28 Art, Publics, Politics: Legacies of the Wall of Respect Block Museum, Evanston
Friday, April 28 Standing Silent Witness Daley Plaza Downtown Chicago, Chicago
Friday, April 28 Support Noe’s Fight to Remain with his Family 101 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60605-1074, United States,
Friday, April 28 Film Screening: If Walls Could Talk Uri-Eichen Gallery, Chicago
Friday, April 28 13 Colors of the Honduran Resistance Berger Park Cultural Center, Chicago
Friday, April 28 SOULPHONETICS at Trench | Wicker Park Trench, Chicago
Friday, April 28 MHMF Presents: The Chicago House Music Tour Pilsen, Chicago
Saturday, April 29 2017 Gaza 5K – Chicago Diversey Harbor, Chicago