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Newberry Library
May 26, 2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Chicago Activists

This symposium highlights indigenous concepts of identity and sexuality that surpass standard contemporary gender binaries. American Indian and other indigenous communities have historically celebrated multiple gender identifications, including two-spirit peoples, as well as the unique roles that women and men … Continue reading

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Veterans Memorial Park
May 26, 2017 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Chicago Activists

Chicago Veterans 4th annual Ruck March! Last year over 1,200 veterans, family members & supporters, laced up their boots and strapped on their backpacks to Ruck 22 Miles to honor and remember those we lost at home and on the … Continue reading

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Humboldt Park Library
May 27, 2017 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Chicago Activists

EXACT DATE TBD. MAY BE MOVED UP TO MAY 20TH, 2017 DEPENDING ON A VOTE.

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The Whistler
May 31, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Chicago Activists

The next in our series of Volunteer Meetups is going to take place at The Whistler (2421 N Milwaukee Ave). We’ll be over there Monday May 31 6-8pm with some refreshments on hand, so come out and join some friendly … Continue reading

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Under The Gun Theater
June 1, 2017 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm Chicago Activists

Embark on a PRIDE-filled comedic journey through America as gender is thrown out the window, microaggressions are ridiculed in the spotlight, and gay myths are debunked (and sometimes confirmed)! Featuring a new LGBTQA+ solo opener each night, as well as … Continue reading

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8th Day Center for Justice
June 1, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Chicago Activists

Resist Trump’s Wars- Building an anti-war movement: A forum and discussion with Kevin Gostolza of Shadowproof, and Pat Hunt of Chicago area CodePINK. For well over a decade, US drone strikes, special forces raids, and aerial bombardments have reigned down … Continue reading

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Kibbitznest
June 1, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Chicago Activists

The increasing ubiquity of gun violence has become the norm across the world and particularly in the United States, where we have begun to hear horror after horror on a daily basis. So much so that it has started to … Continue reading

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Local 130 Plumbers Union Hall
June 3, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Chicago Activists

[Attention: SEIU Local 1 Membership Meetings are only open to SEIU Local 1 members] Tired of Governor Rauner? Come hear from the Democratic candidates for Illinois governor. You’ll hear from your candidates on raising the minimum wage, our airport worker … Continue reading

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Democratic Party of Oak Park
June 3, 2017 8:30 am - 10:00 am Chicago Activists

Women, learn how to get connected, get involved, and stay engaged, with Off The Sidelines Chicago founder, Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer; Kara Highfall, former campaign manager; and Mica Vargas, Chief of Staff for Commissioner Gainer. Off the Sidelines Chicago … Continue reading

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Grace Lutheran Church
June 3, 2017 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Chicago Activists

Meet Illinois gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy at ABT-Evanston’s chapter meeting. This is part of ABT-Evanston’s “Meet the Candidates” series. *This event is for informational purposes only. Action for a Better Tomorrow is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that does not endorse … Continue reading

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Daley Plaza
June 3, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join the March for Truth, Saturday June 3, 2017 where citizens will gather to demand more accountability and transparency from their federal, state and local elected officials. A successful democracy requires Truth, transparency, openness and the rule of law. This … Continue reading

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Sidewinder Gallery, 4880 N Clark St., Chicago, IL
June 4, 2017 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm Cannabis 420 Social Club

Come on out an enjoy the changing laws! We have a large group of people that enjoy cannabis and getting together. The group is a mix of both medical and recreational users and everyone has the same great vibe. Medical … Continue reading

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Thorp O AElementaryScholastic Acad
June 6, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Chicago Activists

The WPPNA is proud to announce that we will be hosting a series of Governor’s Candidate Meet & Greets with all the candidates running for Illinois Governor. Our first speaker in the series will be J.B Pritzker on June 6th … Continue reading

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Chicago Group of the Sierra Club
June 6, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Chicago Activists

Learn about the Sierra Club, meet volunteer leaders, staff, other new volunteers, and get involved in our campaigns! The evening will kick-off with an informal social at 6pm. Light snacks will be provided. Then volunteer leaders will briefly discuss the … Continue reading

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100 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60603, United States
June 10, 2017 11:00 am - 7:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join us on June 10th 2017 between 11am – 7pm for an all vegan experience featuring comfort food, craft brews, wine and spirits! We know you’re hungry! Our 100% vegan vendors will be announced soon. Expect the cities best, and … Continue reading

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Holiday Inn Crystal Lake
June 11, 2017 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Chicago Activists

FREE Concealed Carry Class – Day 2

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5400 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-1210, United States
June 11, 2017 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Chicago Activists

Chicago Equality Rally at Andersonville Midsommarfest Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 11AM Pride Stage (on Balmoral between Clark and Ashland) Please RSVP on this event! Speakers and further information is forthcoming Join the Chicago and Illinois LGBTQ community for a … Continue reading

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Park District of Franklin Park
June 12, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Chicago Activists

Join me Senator Harmon and Representative Willis at our Town Hall Meeting for legislative updates. All are welcomed!

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Harrison Park
June 15, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Chicago Activists

Admission to all Festival Connect Events are FREE. In collaboration with the Chicago Park District and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, the Grant Park Music Festival brings free chamber and choral performances to cultural centers, parks, and … Continue reading

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Mohammed Webb Foundation
June 17, 2017 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm Chicago Activists

Mohammed Webb Foundation will be holding two community iftars this year! Our second iftar will be hosted by MWF Vanguards Judy Weddle and Osama Elshafie on Saturday, June 17th at 8 PM. We have also invited our friends from the … Continue reading

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Chicago, IL
June 17 - 18, 2017 Chicago Activists

★ ★ Water Medicine: community juntx + teach in + get down ★ ★ Saturday, June 17th, The Dojo (Message for address, will release the day of) We invite you to our community of Pilsen for a day of learning … Continue reading

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Alliant Energy Center
June 17, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Chicago Activists

Where anyone and everyone — from curious omnivores to longtime vegans — can enjoy delicious vegan food and find helpful information on protecting animals, the environment, and your health. This year we are moving into a full exhibition hall at … Continue reading

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La Catrina Cafe
June 24, 2017 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm Chicago Activists

La Cultura Cura: Mercadito Cooperativa del Barrio A Cooperative Market for Barrio Sustainability Graciously hosted by: La Catrina Cafe 12:00PM-8:00PM 2 Rooms of Vendors/Artists Plus Patio Music TBA….. Featuring: Cariñosa Designs Rebel Betty Arte Ayurvedic Elements Las Artelitas more tba…… … Continue reading

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Chicago, IL
June 24 - 25, 2017 Chicago Activists

Ok Foodies here we go again for the 4th annual Chicago Food Truck Festival. We are proud to host the largest attended and most diverse food truck lineup gathered in the state. So, we will build on our strengths. Stop … Continue reading

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2233 S Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Chicago, IL 60616, United States
July 06 - 09, 2017 Chicago Activists

Socialism 2017 is a four-day conference bringing together hundreds of socialists and radical activists from around the country to take part in discussions about Marxism, working-class history, and the debates and strategies for organizing today. With well over 100 meetings, … Continue reading

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Chicago
July 08 - 09, 2017 Chicago Activists

Come support the strong NASTY women of the world, and have a few drinks while you’re at it. Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-nasty-womans-charity-bar-crawl-tickets-32102911673 Schedule will be announced 1 week before the event. Some of the Bars We Plan to Hit: … Continue reading

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Mary's Attic
July 14 - 15, 2017 Chicago Activists

The VERY FIRST Mr Gay Illinois USofA Pageant staring Mr Gay USofA 2016….Desi Andrews! FRIDAY, JULY 14th @ 7pm: All Star Show and Contestant Meet & Greet SATURDAY, JULY 15th @ 7pm: Mr Gay Illinois USofA 2017 Hosted By: The … Continue reading

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Chicago, IL
July 22, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Chicago Activists

IT’S THAT TIME ONCE AGAIN!!! Are you ready for the 14th Annual Disability Pride Parade in Chicago on Saturday, July 22nd? The parade steps off promptly at 11 AM and the Post Parade festivities beginning at Daley Plaza at 12 … Continue reading

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Chicago
August 04 - 06, 2017 Chicago Activists

Come together and celebrate, heal, and organize! We will have a weekend that kicks off with a big party followed by a day of workshops and healing arts and closing out with a day of developing a stong strategy for … Continue reading