Please join your fellow activists here to continue the conversation here: http://chat.thetruthism.org:3000/ and learn to use the system under 4 minutes here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTst5TOedu0

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Prairie Production
March 24, 2017 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Chicago Activists

The face of homelessness has changed. We will never know until their #Voices are heard. Join La Casa Norte’s young professionals board as they begin to unveil the unseen and untold stories of Chicago’s homeless by giving them #Voices. Enjoy … Continue reading

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1939 W Cornelia Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-1021, United States
March 24, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join us this Friday and EVERY FRIDAY for our DxE Chicago Friday Potlucks, which will always be hosted at the DxE Chicago House from 7-9pm, unless we notify you otherwise. So drop in, bring a vegan dish/snack or suggested $5 … Continue reading

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City of Evanston Civic Center
March 24, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Chicago Activists

Millions of People have been in the Streets here and around the world. The forum will discuss the reasons for resistance and future actions

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Chicago Teachers Union Center
March 24, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Chicago Activists

In reaction to the changes imposed on public schools across the country in the name of “education reform,” the Chicago Teachers Union redefined its traditional role and waged a multidimensional fight that produced a community-wide school strike and transformed the … Continue reading

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1011 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608-2306, United States
March 25, 2017 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Chicago Activists

Co-sponsored by The People’s Response Team and SURJ, this workshop will train folx in alternatives to calling the police when an individual is experiencing a mental health crisis. Training will include: 1. Ways to identify various mental health crises in … Continue reading

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30 W Huron St, Chicago, IL
March 25, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Chicago Activists

We are all animals united for animal liberation! For this action, we welcome activists to bring nonhumans along for an entirely outdoor demonstration to challenge speciesism and the idea that some animal lives are worth more than others. Any nonhuman … Continue reading

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1939 W Cornelia Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-1021, United States
March 25, 2017 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join us for a writing meet-up! At the beginning of class we will learn about some techniques for writing speak-outs, and then in class you will have time to practice writing a speak-out with given prompts related to animal liberation. … Continue reading

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Kane County Fair
March 25, 2017 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm Chicago Activists

URGENT!! ATTENTION CHICAGO AND CHICAGO SUBURB ANIMAL ACTIVISTS!! SHARE SHARE SHARE!!!! This Saturday the Kane County Fair Grounds in St. Charles is hosting an animal-led circus. At this time I am unaware of which circus it is due to the … Continue reading

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Mulberry Hill Farm Animal and Mindfulness Sanctuary
March 26, 2017 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Chicago Activists

Come help us begin spring clean up on the farm! Its time to shake off the hibernation of winter to bring forth the green new life of spring! We need lots of hands and lots of muscles! Please go to … Continue reading

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Café Chien
March 28, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Chicago Activists

Albany Park Neighbors Monthly Meeting – March

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1640 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608-1336, United States
March 28, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Chicago Activists

Taking an intersectional approach, the Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change present the second of two moderated discussions intended to help members of the campus community better understand their civil liberties beyond a legal framework. Topics covered will include: … Continue reading

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Chicago Literacy Alliance
March 29, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Chicago Activists

PLEASE RSVP USING THE EVENTBRITE LINK BELOW. Space is limited. Wondering why SURJ showed up to support the Black Friday movement that shut down the Magnificent Mile in 2016? Want to know why so many Chicagoans are calling for police … Continue reading

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Canvas
March 29 - 30, 2017 Chicago Activists

amfm & Canvas presents: I Gotchu: Showing Up for Intersectional Women’s Rights Join us for an evening of compelling discussion, powerful performances, art, music, and drinks as we celebrate women with an emphasis on our strength through intersectionalism. A response … Continue reading

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Hilton Chicago Hotel
March 30, 2017 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Chicago Activists

Don’t Dictate, Negotiate a Fair Contract with State Workers! Stop Holding Illinois Hostage—Pass A Fair Budget Now! Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is hosting a “Governor’s Dinner” to raise money for himself and other Republican politicians—charging $40,000 for a “Gold Level” … Continue reading

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1939 W Cornelia Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-1021, United States
March 31, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join us this Friday and EVERY FRIDAY for our DxE Chicago Friday Potlucks, which will always be hosted at the DxE Chicago House from 7-9pm, unless we notify you otherwise. So drop in, bring a vegan dish/snack or suggested $5 … Continue reading

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Six Corners
April 1, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Chicago Activists

On April 1st, the Six Corners Association is hosting its annual Spring Clean Up & Art Dedication. Community volunteers will head around the shopping district to pick up trash, clean sidewalks, and spruce up landscaping. All community members are encouraged … Continue reading

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National Museum of Mexican Art
April 01 - 02, 2017 Chicago Activists

Join us for Onward Together, a Chicago area volunteer and advocacy fair. This two-day event will be held on Saturday, April 1 in Pilsen and Sunday, April 2 in Lakeview (see below for additional details). Onward Together has a simple … Continue reading

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Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture
April 1, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Chicago Activists

Note new date, time, and location! Free admission! Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor in person! Many human rights organizations contend that housing is a fundamental human right, but a safe and affordable place to live is not a given in our society. WHERE … Continue reading

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Peet's Coffee
April 1, 2017 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Chicago Activists

Every year, the Chicago Baconfest serves as a venue to enthusiastically desecrate the bodies of thousands of innocent individuals. This year Direct Action Everywhere Chicago will counter by honoring the lives lost to the fetishization of “bacon”. Join us in … Continue reading

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Chicago
April 1, 2017 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Chicago Activists

Exact Location & Leadership TBA On Saturday April 1st, 2017, thousands will unite around the world to join in the Fire the Fool Declaration Rally in DC. This rally was founded to impart a satirical, symbolic, and powerful message of … Continue reading

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Centro Autónomo de Albany Park, Chicago
April 1, 2017 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Chicago Activists

Trump is the Symptom, Capitalism is the Disease, Socialism is the Cure! Speakers, Discussion, Workshops Topics: What is Socialism? – Stopping Trump’s Attacks – Black, Brown and Red Liberation – Marxist Feminism – LGBTQ Freedom – Saving the Planet – … Continue reading

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SEIU Healthcare Illinois & Indiana
April 1, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Chicago Activists

This is a call to all Chicagoland activists, organizers, artists, and passionate community members- join us at a PEOPLE’S PARTY for the PLANET on April 1st as we organize for the nation-wide mobilization. To change everything, we need everyone. That’s … Continue reading

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3001 Ridge Rd, Highland, IN 46322, United States
April 6, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Chicago Activists

Come help Fair Haven Center for Women kick off Sexual Assault Awareness month with our first “Start By Believing” rally! We will be out at the Highland Town Square Gazebo. If you feel as passionate as we are about ending … Continue reading

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West Suburban Temple Har Zion
April 6, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Chicago Activists

Delve into Jewish text and learn practical ways to advocate for Refugees and Immigrants. West Suburban Temple Har Zion presents Social Justice Beit Midrash- Justice for Refugees and Immigrants with Aryeh Bernstein. Aryeh Bernstein is a fifth-generation Chicago South Sider … Continue reading

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1939 W Cornelia Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-1021, United States
April 7, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join us this Friday and EVERY FRIDAY for our DxE Chicago Friday Potlucks, which will always be hosted at the DxE Chicago House from 7-9pm, unless we notify you otherwise. So drop in, bring a vegan dish/snack or suggested $5 … Continue reading

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Chicago Teachers Union Center
April 8, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Chicago Activists

These are difficult times for people who value an inclusive, progressive, and hopeful America. Yet there is hope bubbling up all around us as lifelong organizers and activists join with new converts to fight back against harmful policies emanating from … Continue reading

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Second Unitarian Church of Chicago
April 9, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Chicago Activists

We hope you are all excited for another Black & Pink Community Meal! We would like to invite you back (or for the first time) to our Black & Pink Community Meal on Sunday 4/9 from 2-3pm. We will be … Continue reading

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Wedrose Acres Animal Sanctuary
April 9, 2017 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Chicago Activists

Please join us for our Vegan PotLuck ..bring carrots for the animals, chairs or blankets for you, a Vegan dish to share ( with ingredient list) & your camera…No $$ is required but a Freewill offering to help provide for … Continue reading

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211 E Newton St, Versailles, MO 65084-1263, United States
April 11, 2017 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Chicago Activists

This comprehensive course examines the concept of implicit bias and how this phenomenon can affect the law enforcement community. An analysis of contemporary cultural diversity challenges, in addition to discussion related to changing demographics and multicultural representation is also included … Continue reading

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Palmer House
April 11, 2017 11:00 am - 1:30 pm Chicago Activists

Come see Erik Larson speak on Tuesday, April 11 for ESC’s Annual Celebration of Volunteer Service Luncheon! We are celebrating the significant impact of volunteers and those who serve nonprofits in our community. Our guest speaker will be best-selling author … Continue reading

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Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture
April 12, 2017 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Chicago Activists

“Globalizing Racial Capitalism” Recent economic histories have returned to question of transatlantic slavery’s constitutive role in the origins of capitalism and contributed to a renewed interest in the political economy of race. Focusing on the turn of the twentieth century … Continue reading

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4545 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2102, United States
April 13, 2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Chicago Activists

BOOKS ARE AWESOME! Take ’em and leave ’em at our Book Swap! (Brought to you by Open Books.) Bring and take as many as 15 books, but nothing musty, dirty, torn, or in poor condition, and no encyclopedias, periodicals, or … Continue reading

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1939 W Cornelia Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-1021, United States
April 14, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join us this Friday and EVERY FRIDAY for our DxE Chicago Friday Potlucks, which will always be hosted at the DxE Chicago House from 7-9pm, unless we notify you otherwise. So drop in, bring a vegan dish/snack or suggested $5 … Continue reading

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Millennium Park
April 15, 2017 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Chicago Activists

Why doesn’t the President pay taxes? Where are his tax returns? Inspired by the last few months of protest, particularly the Women’s March, we are going to relentlessly demand the President’s taxes. We want to know who he owes money … Continue reading

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Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture
April 17, 2017 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Chicago Activists

An introduction to the work of one of the CSRPC’s Faculty Projects-in-Residence – the South Side Home Movie Project (SSHMP) with Jacqueline Stewart (Professor, Cinema and Media Studies) and Candace Ming (Project Manager/Archivist, SSHMP). The South Side Home Movie Project … Continue reading

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1939 W Cornelia Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-1021, United States
April 21, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join us this Friday and EVERY FRIDAY for our DxE Chicago Friday Potlucks, which will always be hosted at the DxE Chicago House from 7-9pm, unless we notify you otherwise. So drop in, bring a vegan dish/snack or suggested $5 … Continue reading

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McCormick Place
April 21 - 23, 2017 Chicago Activists

The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo – also known as C2E2 – is a comic book and pop culture convention spanning the latest and greatest from the world of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games in downtown … Continue reading

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Chicago
April 22, 2017 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Chicago Activists

On Earth Day, April 22, 2017, we will march on downtown Chicago to take a stand for science. Exact time and location is TBD. Find more information at www.sciencemarchchicago.org. OUR MISSION -To show support for the scientific community. -To safeguard … Continue reading

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Islamic Center of Naperville
April 23, 2017 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Chicago Activists

Please join us at our spring, #OpenMosqueDay #OMD at the Islamic Center of Naperville. Spend time with your #neighbors and enjoy the #Mosque Tours, Presentations, #Ethnic #Food, #Henna, Meet the #Imam, and Fun for #Kids.

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Carlisle Banquets
April 23, 2017 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm Chicago Activists

Attend the DuPage Democratic Party Gala Dinner! We are honored to have Congressman Keith Ellison as our keynote speaker as we work together to reclaim the values of this party and align democrats working together for social and economic justice.

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1939 W Cornelia Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-1021, United States
April 28, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join us this Friday and EVERY FRIDAY for our DxE Chicago Friday Potlucks, which will always be hosted at the DxE Chicago House from 7-9pm, unless we notify you otherwise. So drop in, bring a vegan dish/snack or suggested $5 … Continue reading

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Daley Plaza Downtown Chicago
April 28, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Chicago Activists

Standing Silent Witness is RVA’s signature event for #SAAMChi! In a visual demonstration of the silencing of survivors of sexual violence, participants gather silently for one hour wearing t-shirts that bear stories and messages protesting rape. T-shirts will be provided.

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Chicago
April 29, 2017 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Chicago Activists

– SAVE THE DATE – Join the People’s Climate Movement this April 29th in Chicago and across the country to stand up for our communities and climate. We are in the planning phases of this march and many details will … Continue reading

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Harrison Park
April 30, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join the Chicago Futbolistas for a: WOMYN’S/TRANS/GENDER-NON-CONFORMING FUTBOL GAME Sunday, April 30, 2017 2am-5pm Harrison Park, Pilsen, Chicago This is also a potluck, so please bring food and/or drinks! The womyn’s/trans/GNC game debuted during Copa Comunidad a few years ago … Continue reading

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Union Park
May 1, 2017 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Chicago Activists

APARTA LA FECHA: Marcha Día Internacional de los Trabajadores Unamonos de Nuevo! Lunes, 1° de Mayo 11am – en el Parque Union; Marcha a las 12 Parque Union (esquina de la Ashland y Lake) Sin nostoros, este pais se paraliza … Continue reading

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Richard J. Daley Center
May 1, 2017 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join the Chicago Federation of Labor, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, and Sierra Club Illinois for the May Day rally to take a stand against Donald Trump and Bruce Rauner

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Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture
May 3, 2017 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Chicago Activists

“American Empire” While the United States has long represented itself as an anti-imperial nation, its origins as an expanding settler colony, its forays into colonial rule abroad and its contemporary position as the hegemonic global power index the contours of … Continue reading

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1939 W Cornelia Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-1021, United States
May 5, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join us this Friday and EVERY FRIDAY for our DxE Chicago Friday Potlucks, which will always be hosted at the DxE Chicago House from 7-9pm, unless we notify you otherwise. So drop in, bring a vegan dish/snack or suggested $5 … Continue reading

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Moonlight Studios
May 5, 2017 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm Chicago Activists

In solidarity with sister shows around the globe, come together for Nasty Women Art Chicago, a one-night exhibition and fundraiser to hear and support the voices of artists identifying as Nasty Women. While Donald Trump used the phrase “nasty woman” … Continue reading

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Inspiration Kitchens
May 7, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am Chicago Activists

If you are having problems understanding or remembering some of the basic civic and government processes, this might be the hour and a half for you. There may be modifications to the content, but we plan to cover: Don’t Put … Continue reading