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Join the Jacobin Chicago reading group for a discussion from Jacobin’s recent book, “ABCs of Socialism.” Below are the suggested readings for the event: “Aren’t Socialism and Feminism Sometimes in Conflict” by Nicole Aschoff ABCs of Socialism, pg 82 (https://s3.jacobinmag.com/issues/jacobin-abcs.pdf) … Continue reading
Please Join Meredith’s Giveback Foundation for our 1st annual Back to School Event. We will be giving away school supplies for grades K-12th. (While Supplies Last). FOOD, FUN and DRINKS provided. Earily arrival strongly suggested. For donations email us at … Continue reading
Come lend a hand as Chicago Wolverines help Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore Chicago bundle donations at the ACE Hardware Fall Market at McCormick Place, where vendors and booth operators will be donating merchandise to Habitat for Humanity. Volunteers are needed … Continue reading
on public sidewalk in front of Petland… along Rollins. Park in Jewel/Hobby lobby lot…
https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/@4239254 The “totality” – the is to say the point when the eclipse gets super eclipse-y, will be at 1:23 PM CST and last a little more than 2 minutes. The partial eclipse however begins around 12 and passes by … Continue reading
Kingian Nonviolence Workshops: Chicago * Presented by the Addie Wyatt Center for Nonviolence Training August 21-22, Monday-Tuesday: Introductory Two-Day Core (Certificate of Completion awarded, CPDUs available for teachers) August 23-25, Wednesday-Friday: Advanced Train-the-Trainer Completion of the Two-Day Core is required … Continue reading
Please join United Neighbors of the 35th Ward and The People’s Lobby for a town hall meeting with Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx. We will be discussing bail reform and other reforms to the justice system.
CHAMPIONS FOR AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE’S FIRST EVENT! “The greatest health crisis today is not cancer, not heart disease, obesity, or diabetes. It’s something much more common and far less often mentioned: poverty. Without question, the poor die sooner. Blacks die sooner. … Continue reading
Look for the logo and try These Wingz? Sure are… Good Wingz! Buffalo and Bar-B-Que Vegan Wingz @Taste of Vegan
MISSHA BOYCOTT: MARCH/RALLY AGAINST VIOLENCE IN OUR COMMUNITIES. We will host a Rally at MISSHA Beauty Supply then we will March through the neigborhood that are experiencing a lack of funding and equal opportunity.
Join Veterans for American Ideals members and refugee advocates in this special screening of the incredible documentary “Salam Neighbor”. We will have a Q&A Session (following the film) featuring local members of Veterans for American Ideals and other agencies, who … Continue reading
Local vegan tastes- with tastes from the Caribbean, Israel, deserts as well as speakers, music, and great vibe!
This is an action where we will collaborate with PETA who will provide materials including a human meat tray demo! Time and place is TBD.
This is an LGBT 101 training designed to empower participants with tools to engage in introductory conversations about gender and sexuality that support their ability to be critical, conscious, and culturally aware professionals within diverse working environments. Participants will use … Continue reading
Reclaim Chicago is building a progressive grassroots organization on the North Side and beyond. We’re organizing neighbor to neighbor to reclaim our city from machine politicians and their wealthy backers. We believe a more equal and democratic world is possible … Continue reading
Known for its artistic creativity, the Chicago Jazz Festival is a favorite Labor Day Weekend tradition. It promotes awareness and appreciation for all forms of jazz through free, quality live musical performances at Millennium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center. … Continue reading
2nd Annual Harvard Balloon Fest will host over 20 hot air balloons over Labor Day Weekend. Proceeds from Harvard Balloon Fest benefit 25 Different Harvard area Not-for-Profit Organizations who provide the hundreds of volunteers required to put on the festival. … Continue reading
Underground System (Afrobeat) with Kimosha P. Murphy (Dances from the African Diaspora). Part of World Music Festival Chicago The 21st Annual Chicago SummerDance #ChicagoSummerDance Fridays–Sundays, June 23–September 14, 2017 Swing, waltz, cha-cha…or simply enjoy the music at the largest annual … Continue reading
Join thousands of 20 & 30 somethings for “A Night At The Zoo!” This adults only event will give guests the opportunity to enjoy beer & wine while taking in views of the zoo’s amazing animals & gardens. There will … Continue reading
The first portion of the meeting will consist of updates from each Chicago 350 committee, the second portion will be to work on our fossil fuel divestment campaign. All welcome!!
Feufollet (Cajun) Louie Stallone + Monica Vachlon (Cajun Two-Step + Waltz). Part of World Music Festival Chicago The 21st Annual Chicago SummerDance #ChicagoSummerDance Fridays–Sundays, June 23–September 14, 2017 Swing, waltz, cha-cha…or simply enjoy the music at the largest annual outdoor … Continue reading
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks in conversation with Judge Ann Claire Williams of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear Justice Ginsburg, who has served on the nation’s … Continue reading
This will be a peaceful protest against the abuse and cruelty that Kelly Miller Circus has inflicted on it’s animals for years.
Kalapriya closes out #ChicagoSummerDance with Bhangra Blowout with DJ and Live Dhol! Part of World Music Festival Chicago and Chicago SummerDance in the Parks
Join the Chicago caravan to the Sept 16-17 People’s Congress of Resistance in DC! People will be descending on Washington from every corner of this country to build a powerful, broad and independent resistance of the grassroots to the Trump … Continue reading
Nobuo Uematsu in attendance! Arnie Roth, Conductor Distant Worlds Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus Tickets on sale February 14th at 10 AM CST! This September, Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY presents a new series of orchestral concerts: FINAL FANTASY 30th … Continue reading
My new activism presentation draws on some ideas introduced in my recent book, Farm to Fable: The Fictions of Our Animal-Consuming Culture, to provide grassroots activists with a set of insights that I hope will help them navigate and better … Continue reading
Join us as hundreds of motorcycles take to the street to enhance lives today and accelerate a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow for people living with autism. Start: Fox River Harley Davidson St. Charles IL End: Skooters Roadhouse Shorewood, IL … Continue reading
Animal rights activists from across the midwest will converge September 22 – 25th to take action for nonhuman animals! Invite your friends! Some housing at activist houses will be available, we will start a housing thread below and will assign … Continue reading
Join us for a celebration of vegan culture including speakers, cooking demos, vegan food, panels, live music, a kids area, and a space full of cruelty-free vendors. Everyone from curious omnivores to longtime vegans are welcome. Information about protecting animals, … Continue reading
Help raise awareness about mental health and suicide prevention. The Chicagoland Walk is a community for those struggling with mental health conditions, individuals with lived experience and survivors of suicide. It is a day to share stories and bring hope … Continue reading
****PLEASE NOTE: Tickets will be REQUIRED for entry.**** The event will also be LIVE-STREAMED via Haymarket Books Facebook page. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel 5850 S Woodlawn Ave ——– Haymarket Books, … Continue reading