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5:30 pm

Oaxacan Art Show & Artist Meet and Greet

April 6, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wintrust Bank Pilsen, 1800 S Blue Island Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608 United States

Meet Carlos Orozco, founder of the Puech Ikots, and learn more about his efforts with the artists' collective, and view some of the wonderful alebrijes he has created. Free food and drinks will be provided during this family friendly event.

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6:00 pm

Re-Imagining; YWCA Racial Justice Summit

April 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - April 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge Ave
Evanston, IL 60201 United States

YWCA Evanston North Shore is on a mission to eliminate racism. To that end, we will be hosting the second annual Racial Justice Summit April 6-7, 2017. Our inaugural summit drew more than 170 people and is the only one of its kind on the North Shore. The 2017 Summit will open on the evening […]

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Somos Latinx: Arts Showcase

April 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
CCC Latino Alliance, 618 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 United States

Latino Alliance’s culture and community arts festival! Come celebrate a night of art that explores Latinx identities in creative spaces: -Spoken word performances -Musical guests -Dance groups -Film screening -Network with Chicago’s local Latinx artists & organizations SUBMISSIONS FOR ART + PERFORMANCE OPEN NOW:

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Public Newsroom #13: People-Centered Immigration Storytelling

April 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Build Coffee, 6100 S Blackstone Ave
Chicago, IL 60637 United States

Over the past several months, Illinois Humanities' Audience Engagement Fellow Angilee Shah has been developing a project focused on fostering dialogue and collaboration between journalists and the people they cover. She shared her work at the People-Powered Publishing Conference last November, and is returning to Chicago this spring to share her findings at City Bureau […]

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6:30 pm

Intersextionality: A Talk with Pidgeon Pagonis

April 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, The University of Chicago, 5733 South University Ave
Chicago, IL 60637 United States

Join us for a discussion with Pidgeon Pagonis, intersex activist and filmmaker! Pidgeon will give a talk about what it means to be an intersex person of color in today’s political and social climate. The talk will be followed with a screening of the documentary, "The Son I Never Had: Growing Up Intersex!" Pidgeon Pagonis […]

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Hagamos a Berwyn Ciudad Santuario | Make Berwyn a Welcoming City

April 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Berwyn Public Library, 2701 Harlem Ave
Berwyn, IL 60402 United States

En este momento en el cual comunidades inmigrantes estan bajo ataque, Berwyn puede defender a su comunidad inmigrante pasando una Ordenanza Santuario fuerte y inclusiva. Aprenda mas sobre estos esfuerzos y lo que usted puede hacer para asegurar que Berwyn se convierta en una Ciudad Santuario. Para reservar su lugar llame al 708-410-2000 o haga […]

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Hood Zine Workshops: Pilsen

April 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - April 12, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
La Catrina Cafe, 1011 W. 18th st
Chicago, IL United States

***TWO WORKSHOPS: Thursday, APRIL 6 & Wednesday, APRIL 12*** HOOD ZINE WORKSHOPS are an opportunity for neighborhood residents to reframe the narrative surrounding where they live. Popular media and news outlets are often in control of the ways in which people are portrayed, especially marginalized communities of black & brown people. A quick google search […]

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