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Hood Zine Workshops: Pilsen

April 6 @ 6:30 pm - April 12 @ 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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9:30 am

2017 Youth Innovation Conference: Social Justice & Diversity

April 12 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Multicultural Affairs, Columbia College Chicago, 618 S Michigan Ave, 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60605 United States

Innovation. Creativity. Leadership. The future for youth has never looked more promising. Youth making a difference, youth on the cutting edge, youth inspiring change. Be a part of this dynamic one of a kind youth conference featuring youth and youth advocates in a series of discussions, workshops and demonstrations. Interested in becoming a workshop/presenter for

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4:30 pm

Racing the International: Globalizing Racial Capitalism

April 12 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, 5733 S University Ave
Chicago, IL 60637 United States

"Globalizing Racial Capitalism" Recent economic histories have returned to question of transatlantic slavery’s constitutive role in the origins of capitalism and contributed to a renewed interest in the political economy of race. Focusing on the turn of the twentieth century and contemporary developments, this panel examines the intersections of racialization and financialization. A panel discussion

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6:00 pm

Reunion Comunitaria: Ordenanzas Santuario

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
PASO – West Suburban Action Project, 3415 W North Ave, Suite D
Melrose Park, IL 60160 United States

Acompañenos este Miercoles a una reunion comunitaria para discutir el progreso de las ordenanzas santuario en Melrose Park, Berwyn y otras municipalidades en Illinois. También estaremos hablando del empuje para pasar una ley a nivel estatal dedicada a proteger a las comunidades bajo ataque de la administración de Trump. Lxs esperamos!

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7:30 pm

Palabra Pura, Of the Cuban Diaspora

April 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
La Bruqueña, 2726 W Division St
Chicago, IL United States

Join the Guild Literary Complex For our April Palabra Pura Of the Cuban Diaspora: Venturous Journeys among gluttOny and sniFFs Jesús J. Barquet and om ulloa, both poets of the Cuban diaspora, will present new works where the theme of exile and migration is the distant but everpresent background of their current and everchanging realities.

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