Join Latin@ Techies as Latin@ Hackathon’s winning team presents their project and kicks off Latin@ Techies’ regular breakout group at Chi Hack Night! This past November, the all-day hackathon gathered 30 housing advocates, artists, developers, journalists, and community members to create community-driven tech solutions on fair housing and community development. Teams worked towards diverse solutions, from making zoning meetings […]

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Whether watching from afar to capture a photograph, or marching and chanting along with thousands of Chicagoans, as participants of this weekend’s historic Women’s March, Alonzo and I also chronicled some moments from this massive gathering. For me, this was an experience I won’t soon forget and I hope it resonated with you as well. […]

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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 […]

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, February 21 Teatro Americano 2017 Spring Program OPEN Center for the Arts, Chicago
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