All photos by Miguel Vazquez via Miguel Vazquez Digital Art & Photography This past Saturday Chicagoans took over downtown to protest the election of Donald Trump and the Dakota Access Pipeline. Photographer Miguel Vazquez captured these images from the protests.  

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Like you, the Gozamos crew has been processing, discussing, and protesting the presidential election results. Here are reflections from some contributors: “I can’t say that I’m surprised at the election results. The moment the Democratic Party became complacent was the moment that Trump had a real shot. Democrats became comfortable with the promises and minimal progress […]

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“Social justice is ‘in’ in the art world.” – @billythecamera Social justice is defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “a state or doctrine of egalitarianism (Egalitarianism defined as 1: a belief in human equality especially with respect to social, political, and economic affairs; 2: a social philosophy advocating the removal of inequalities among people).” In their […]

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 23 Reading and Dialogue with Tara Betts and Kristiana Rae Colon 57th Street Books, Chicago
Friday, February 24 Workshop: Kentaro Toyama – Designing for Vulnerable Communities 14 E. Jackson, 507,
Friday, February 24 A Tribute to Salvador J.Vega La Catrina Cafe, Chicago
Friday, February 24 You’re Killing Me Susana Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
Friday, February 24 Art Hearts: Opening Reception & Exhibition FSC: Paulina, Chicago
Friday, February 24 Gabriel Iglesias: FluffyMania Coronado Performing Arts Center, Rockford
Friday, February 24 Future Listening – Afro Latin Rootz Boleo, Chicago
Saturday, February 25 FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) Fest Loyola’s Corboy Law Center, 25 E. Pearson St.,
Saturday, February 25 Mars-Di Gras The Adler Planetarium, Chicago
Saturday, February 25 Understanding Adultism: Building Partnerships with Youth Chicago Freedom School, Chicago
Saturday, February 25 Chicago Cultural Center Exhibitions Open House Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
Saturday, February 25 Latinxs Against Trump Protest Cloud Gate, Chicago
Saturday, February 25 Identity, Power & Oppression 719 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605-2108, United States,
Saturday, February 25 Sacred Heart Sip and Paint Fundraiser The Surreal Rabbit, Chicago
Saturday, February 25 The Hoodoisie, Humboldt Park (Pt. 2) UrbanTheater Company, Chicago
Saturday, February 25 ¡CUBA VA! Chicago-Guantanamo Blues Exchange Fundraiser Citlalin Gallery, Chicago
Sunday, February 26 Neighborhoods of the World: Brazil’s Carnival Navy Pier, Chicago
Sunday, February 26 LGBTQ Latinx Potluck (Vives Q Lab) PASO – West Suburban Action Project, Melrose Park
Monday, February 27 Lives in Limbo: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America Book S Ida Noyes Hall at the University of Chicago, Chicago
Monday, February 27 Python Office Hours (PYOO) South Side Hackerspace: Chicago – ssh:chicago, Chicago
Tuesday, February 28 Drop-In Center for LGBTQ youth ages 12 to 17 El Rescate, Chicago