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 […]

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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, March 23 Forging From Fire- YEPP’s New Production 2936 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-4120, United States,
Friday, March 24 Chicago Salsa & Bachata Festival 2017 Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare, Rosemont
Saturday, March 25 Social Justice Summit 25 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611-2045, United States,
Saturday, March 25 Learn About Lead Contamination in Auburn Gresham Thurgood Marshall Library, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 Chicago Is Not Broke Presentation Frank W. Reilly Elementary School, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 ¡Conoce Tus Derechos! Know Your Rights Chicago Public Library – Little Village Branch, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 Alternatives to Calling the Police During Mental Health Crises 1011 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608-2306, United States,
Saturday, March 25 Building Bridges not Walls: A fundraiser for Latinos Progresando 5 Rabbit Cerveceria, Bedford Park
Saturday, March 25 McKinley Park Play Garden Fundraiser Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 AfriCaribe’s Winter Academy Recital and Monthly Bombazo! Africaribe Cultural Center, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 Nopales Y Milagros Frida’s Cafe, Hessville
Saturday, March 25 The Hoodoisie – Logan Square (Pt. 2) 3527 W Cortland St, Chicago, IL 60647-4816, United States,
Saturday, March 25 Ralphi Rosario: ‘Spring Affair’ A night with the house legend Thalia Hall, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 Chicago HER Launch Party GMan Tavern, Chicago
Saturday, March 25 Femina-X , Andy Suzuki & The Method at Elbo Room Chicago The Elbo Room, Chicago
Sunday, March 26 Developmental Differences Resource Fair DePaul College Prep, Chicago
Sunday, March 26 MigraMap 2.0 Hack Day #2 La Catrina Cafe, Chicago
Sunday, March 26 Sneak Peek Chicago Holiday Inn Chicago Matteson Conference Center, Matteson
Sunday, March 26 Black & Brown Babes Brunch #12 3653 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-2344, United States,
Sunday, March 26 Mochi Ice Cream Class for 2 at Yuzu Sushi and Robata Grill Yuzu Sushi and Robata Grill, Chicago
Sunday, March 26 TALK: Trans Liberation NOW! (Vives Q Lab) Taskforce Prevention & Community Services, Chicago