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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After weeks of speculation, Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia seems poised for another mayoral run in 2019. At 2:26 PM, Garcia’s official Facebook page posted the following: “2 years ago we shook Chicago with your support. Where will you be in 2 years?” The post included a link to a USA Today article detailing how […]

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Outspoken journalist and immigration advocate Jorge Ramos rallied Latin@s to fight against the latest anti-immigrant legislation and dropped some major truth on Trump supporters. Check out the video from his speech at tonight’s Premio Lo Nuestro (English translation below). “I’m an immigrant like many of you. I’m a proud Latino immigrant here in the United States. You know […]

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The Trump administration officially released two DHS memos detailing new immigration enforcement rules, repealing previous guidance granted under the Obama administration, and widely expanding the scope of immigrants eligible for deportation. Below are key changes. We will post responses from immigration rights’ groups as they become available. KEY CHANGES • “hiring 5,000 additional Border Patrol agents, as […]

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, March 23 Forging From Fire- YEPP’s New Production 2936 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-4120, United States,
Friday, March 24 Chicago Salsa & Bachata Festival 2017 Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare, Rosemont
Saturday, March 25 Social Justice Summit 25 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611-2045, United States,
Saturday, March 25 Learn About Lead Contamination in Auburn Gresham Thurgood Marshall Library, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 Chicago Is Not Broke Presentation Frank W. Reilly Elementary School, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 ¡Conoce Tus Derechos! Know Your Rights Chicago Public Library – Little Village Branch, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 Alternatives to Calling the Police During Mental Health Crises 1011 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608-2306, United States,
Saturday, March 25 Building Bridges not Walls: A fundraiser for Latinos Progresando 5 Rabbit Cerveceria, Bedford Park
Saturday, March 25 McKinley Park Play Garden Fundraiser Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 AfriCaribe’s Winter Academy Recital and Monthly Bombazo! Africaribe Cultural Center, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 Nopales Y Milagros Frida’s Cafe, Hessville
Saturday, March 25 The Hoodoisie – Logan Square (Pt. 2) 3527 W Cortland St, Chicago, IL 60647-4816, United States,
Saturday, March 25 Ralphi Rosario: ‘Spring Affair’ A night with the house legend Thalia Hall, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 Chicago HER Launch Party GMan Tavern, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 Femina-X , Andy Suzuki & The Method at Elbo Room Chicago The Elbo Room, Chicago
Sunday, March 26 Developmental Differences Resource Fair DePaul College Prep, Chicago
Sunday, March 26 MigraMap 2.0 Hack Day #2 La Catrina Cafe, Chicago
Sunday, March 26 Sneak Peek Chicago Holiday Inn Chicago Matteson Conference Center, Matteson
Sunday, March 26 Black & Brown Babes Brunch #12 3653 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-2344, United States,
Sunday, March 26 Mochi Ice Cream Class for 2 at Yuzu Sushi and Robata Grill Yuzu Sushi and Robata Grill, Chicago
Sunday, March 26 TALK: Trans Liberation NOW! (Vives Q Lab) Taskforce Prevention & Community Services, Chicago