“Standing for the Living,” a short film, addresses the struggle to protect the water, documents the violent raids to shut down the Oceti Sakowin prayer camp in North Dakota and draws connection between the colonization of indigenous people & resources and the displacement of Mexican people in Pilsen through gentrification.
By Ilene Palacios on March 6, 2017
Chicago native Chance the Rapper donates $1 million to Chicago Public Schools and has more in store
By Ilene Palacios on February 28, 2017
5 Events this week to celebrate & support LGBTQI folks
Gozamos contributing editor, Ilene, was on Vocalo radio this morning to discuss her upcoming trip to Standing Rock in support of the water protectors
By Ilene Palacios on November 8, 2016
If you are able to vote, we encourage you to do it! Here are 15 things to keep in mind when voting, regarding your rights and informing yourself about who’s on the ballot.
Watch the beautiful new trailer for the upcoming local indie show, “Brown Girls.”
By Ilene Palacios on October 13, 2016
Please donate to help fund a new community space in Pilsen, run by Ciera McKissick of AMFM!
By Ilene Palacios on October 4, 2016
There will be a town hall tonight from 6-7:30pm, regarding the recent cases of arson in Pilsen and the lack of response from local government and police. Gozamos will be Facebook livestreaming the town hall. / Habrá un foro comunitario esta noche del 6-7:30pm acerca de los incendios recientes en Pilsen y la falta de respuesta de parte del las autoridades locales. Gozamos tendrá un Livestream del event por Facebook Live.
We’re sharing summer song playlists curated by random Chicagoans! These lovely people are sharing what Chicago in the summer sounds like to them and today we feature fellow Gozadora, Ilene Palacios.
Today is Bi Visibility Day! Why do we need greater visibility for bi people when we already have Pride?
By Ilene Palacios on September 6, 2016
“Water is life.” Here are 12 ways you can support the water protectors and protestors of the Dakota Access Pipeline. #NoDAPL
By Ilene Palacios on August 1, 2016
Local DJ and event organizer, Rae Chardonnay, had all her stuff stolen–let’s show her some love!