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NeverForget92 :The 25th Anniversary

April 17 @ 5:30 pm - April 20 @ 6:30 pm
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL 61820 United States

In 1992 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students organized for the equitable treatment of Latinx students on this campus. These students were met with violent opposition by the University and the Police were called in with riot gear. After the police forcefully removed these students the University recieved negative media attention nationwide. The negative media […]

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12:30 pm

Return Migration: Advocating for Transnational Famlies & Women

April 19 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
UIC Latino Cultural Center, 803 S. Morgan
Chicago, IL United States

Transnational families are organized within more than one country, make constant decisions across borders, and challenge the current legal, political and social infrastructure. In 2015, the Pew Research Center reported that the number of transnational families returning to Mexico from the United States is larger than those leaving Mexico for the United States. A survey […]

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3:00 pm

Earth Week 2017: From Flint: Voices of a Poisoned City

April 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
UIC Latino Cultural Center, 803 S. Morgan
Chicago, IL United States

Earth Week @ LCC Monday April 17 3pm-4:30pm Historias Monarca Create seed bombs for Monarch butterflies and share your story with Historias Monarca, a Chicago Mexican storytelling project about Monarch conservation. Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/103890326831577/ Tuesday April 18 3pm-4:30pm Environmental & Climate Justice Civic Dialogue Our cultural practices are intertwined with the natural world, even if we […]

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6:00 pm

Artist Talk: Time to Get Ready: Civil Rights Photography of Mari

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St
Chicago , IL United States

Maria Varela will reflect on her National Museum of Mexican Art photography exhibition through images and poetry. This free lecture is part of the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Arts and Culture Organizations Residency Program and will take place at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington in the Garland Room from […]

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Code & Coffee at Jellyvision

April 19 @ 6:00 pm
Jellyvision, 848 W Eastman St #104
Chicago, IL us

We're all learning to code, whether you've just decided to get started or you've been at it for years. Come hang out for a couple of hours with some friendly fellow coders.  All languages and skill levels welcome. Bring a project you're working on or jump in on some pair exercises. Will you learn something […]

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Code & Coffee at Jellyvision

April 19 @ 6:00 pm
Jellyvision, 848 W Eastman St #104
Chicago, IL us

We're all learning to code, whether you've just decided to get started or you've been at it for years. Come hang out for a couple of hours with some friendly fellow coders.  All languages and skill levels welcome. Bring a project you're working on or jump in on some pair exercises. Will you learn something […]

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8:30 pm

Herencia de Timbiquí – World Music Wednesday: Extended Play

April 19 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Szold Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4545 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 United States

"Herencia de Timbiquí is one of the most exciting tropical music acts out of Colombia in recent years.” - WorldMusicCentral.org While Colombia is often synonymous with Cumbia, the music from the Pacific Coast, like that of Herencia de Timbiquí, remains largely unexplored. Herencia de Timbiquí works to preserve the ancestral roots of the marimba de […]

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