At a time when vulnerable communities are under attack, residents of Berwyn and suburban advocates will urge the City Council to make Berwyn a Welcoming City.
By Guest Author on April 1, 2017
“At first we thought it was strange to hear police sirens a few minutes after the loud bangs, and then we had a funny feeling they might not have been firecrackers,” recalled Justin Davis.
By Guest Author on March 29, 2017
Joint statement by Organized Communities Against Deportations (OCAD), The People’s Response Team and Mijente, in response to the shooting of Felix Torres by an Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent, which shows that immigration raids make our communities unsafe and expose the heightened militarized tactics.
By Guest Author on March 9, 2017
From Pilsen Alliance press release Parents, students, and staff at Benito Juarez High School in Pilsen arrived at school Tuesday morning to find that the roof of the bridge had blown off during the middle of the night. The roof, which was installed less than 10 years ago, caused classroom flooding and debris accumulation near the […]
An inauguration day poem, “Born Out of Darkness,” by Deivid Rojas – for your #DailyHealing
By Guest Author on January 17, 2017
By guest contributor Pilsen Alliance, a social justice organization committed to developing grassroots leadership in Pilsen. Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King moved to Chicago to seek fair housing and respect for communities in which working-class Chicagoans lived and worked. Today, gentrification threatens these very same neighborhoods. The most recent manifestation of this in Pilsen is […]
Latino artists with spinal cord injuries and disease will share their work and voices in the upcoming ‘Unbroken: Art After Injury’ show at the Bridgeport Arts Center.
Xenophobia on the CTA Blue Line.
By Guest Author on March 8, 2016
by Dana Castillo from WomenEmployed.org I can’t recall in great detail the first couple of years after my mother and I immigrated to the United States from El Salvador, but from what little I do remember, the transition was anything but seamless. One of my most vivid memories is waking up in the middle of […]
By Guest Author on March 3, 2016
And Why Gina Rodriguez is Bad Ass IRL
The chef and owner of the popular Miami restaurant The Federal Food, Drinks & Provisions offers his black bean burger recipe in time for Super Bowl Sunday.
By Guest Author on November 23, 2015
Thank you to artist Ricardo Gamboa for granting us permission to publish his Facebook post. A while back my close friend and collaborator forwarded an e-mail to me. We were invited to participate in a project of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA). Working with the likes of the MCA becomes low-priority for me in […]