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9:00 am

Tech For Justice Hackathon+ Veterans

March 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - March 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Hilton Chicago Hotel, 720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60613 United States

Goal: Develop community models and technology tools to improve access to justice for veterans and those who aim to support them. Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Veterans will bring together Nonprofit Advocates, Legal Aid Organizations, Private Lawyers, Technologists, Students, Educators, Counselors, Activists, Businesses, Entrepreneurs, Public Housing Officials, State and City Representatives, Judges, and more, to come […]

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10:00 am

Chicago Bilingual & Diversity Job Fair 2017

March 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 S Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Chicago, IL 60616 United States

Are you bilingual or diverse? Join us for a free professional job fair like no other! This is your opportunity to meet with top quality employers seeking diversity in bilingual and professional candidates like you - so bring plenty of copies of your resume and dress to impress, because our employers are looking for hires! […]

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12:00 pm

2017 Climate Change Conference

March 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - March 17, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Loyola University Chicago Institute of Environmental Sustainability, 6349 N Kenmore Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States

Join us at Loyola University Chicago’s fourth annual Climate Change Conference. This year’s conference, “Climate Justice: The Struggle for Our Common Home,” will feature discussion about our world’s current environmental issues (such as the water crisis in Flint Michigan and the pipeline protests at Standing Rock Reservation). The conference will stress the fact that climate […]

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4:30 pm

Day 48 of the Resistance: Protest the revised Muslim Ban!

March 16, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
101 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60605-1074, United States

WHEN: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 4:30 PM press conference, 5:00 PM rally WHERE: 101 W. Congress Parkway, downtown Chicago On March 16th, 2017, Trump’s new version of the Muslim Ban will go into effect across the United States. The new ban still affects people from 6 Arab, Muslim, and African countries, including Libya, Somalia, Sudan, […]

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5:00 pm

South Side Girls: Growing Up in the Great Migration

March 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
701 S Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60607-4211, United States

Location: 701 South Morgan | Institute for the Humanities | Lower Level of Stevenson Hall | RSVP: The UIC Social Justice Initiative, African American Studies at University of Illinois at Chicago and Gender and Women's Studies at UIC invite you to a book talk with Dr. Marcia Chatelain, Associate Professor in the Department of […]

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6:00 pm

Public Newsroom #10: Interactive Storytelling with Games

March 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
6100 S Blackstone Ave, Chicago, IL 60637-2912, United States

Can games make you more empathetic? The "serious game" movement is changing the way people think about interactive gaming and its potential to tell stories in a new, compelling way. Empathy games, a subset of that movement, aim to put the audience into the shoes of the protagonist, allowing them to explore a world that […]

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The Black/Brown Coalition: Is it Possible?

March 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rainbow PUSH Coalition, 930 E 50th St
Chicago, IL 60615 United States

The Black/Brown coalition in Chicago saw a resurgence in the mayoral campaign of Commissioner Jesus Chuy Garcia, however since that campaign ended much of the discussion around this vital coalition and its importance has disappeared. With consistent failures in education, policing, and economic policies effecting the progress of both communities of color it is time […]

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7:00 pm

The Art and Life of Frida Kahlo

March 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N Dunton Ave
Arlington Heights, IL 60004 United States

Frida Kahlo remains as much of an icon as she ever was. Art Historian Michelle Mishur explores her legacy and illuminates the interrelationship between various events in Kahlo's life and her powerful artwork, including numerous self portraits. Date and time: Thursday, March 16, 7-8:30 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room, 2nd floor, Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 […]

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Immigration in the Time of Trump

March 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
N Kenmore Ave, Chicago, IL 60660, United States

Journalists around the country have spent the two months since President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration clamouring to cover the new administration’s evolving immigration plan. Between executive orders and massive protests, journalists have been left to figure out the best way to cover immigrants and refugees in the United States. Loyola’s Chapter of the Society of […]

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8:00 pm

Stand With Standing Rock: The Battle Isn’t Over

March 16, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Bluelight, 3251 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60618 United States

Join us as we support our Native brothers and sisters by coming together to raise awareness and funds. The battle for Standing Rock is far from over. Water is life! Help our water protectors on their peaceful protest. Power Style Radio, Chi Rock Nation, Chicago Tribe, Ninja Church, Renegades of Funk, and more are combining […]

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