Contratiempo’s monthlong poetry festival, the 9th Annual Poesía en Abril, continues with its grand finale week! All events are free and open to the public! 26 DE ABRIL | APRIL 26 Wednesday, April 26, 6 pm Instituto Cervantes 31 W Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60654 Poesía en Abril Grand Weekend Kick Off Event: The School of Solitude […]
Immigrant Parents Denounce Intimidation, Demand Immediate Resignation of Orozco Elementary Principal
By Gozamos on March 10, 2017
From Pilsen Alliance Press Release: During these difficult times for our immigrant community we have heard many promises from the city of Chicago and public institutions such as Chicago Public Schools, which have consistently announced their commitment to protect and support our immigrant families. However, parents at Orozco Academy in Pilsen tell a much different […]
The Grammys only acknowledge a portion of commercial music, so we dove into the culture of music for an extensive list of music they missed…
By Gozamos on January 20, 2017
A guide to protests, rallies and marches taking place this weekend; tips for being prepared to attend them; and how to continue resisting in the coming months
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.
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 […]
By Gozamos on October 18, 2016
“The mission of MoneyMio is to provide Spanish and English speaking Latino/as with the tailored content and tools our community needs to become financially literate.”
By Gozamos on September 21, 2016
“It is not just a Puerto Rico thing … It is a movement that has sparked followers across the United States as well.”
By Gozamos on August 18, 2016
“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 […]
By Gozamos on July 21, 2016
Actor George Takei has recorded a message for his Latino fans and friends concerning the hateful rhetoric used by Donald Trump and others.
By Gozamos on July 18, 2016
We ain’t afraid of no ghosts — especially sexy ghosts.
By Gozamos on May 26, 2016
Gozamos is giving away a pair of three-day GA passes to Spring Awakening Music Festival June 10-12 at Addams/Medill Park