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January 2017

Immigration Rally for Resistance, Unity and Respect

January 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Chicago Teachers Union Center, 1901 W. Carroll
, Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Less than a week before Inauguration Day, thousands of immigrants, refugees faith, labor, community leaders and allies from throughout the Chicago region will march and rally in defense of those under attack as part of over 20 national mobilizations taking place across the country. Spread the word! Please share this event widely, and RSVP atwww.icirr.org/jan14 Please contact Phoebe at pflaherty@icirr.org with any questions or to support the event! More info: Join us on January 14th for a mass mobilization of…

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Artists Against Hate: Inauguration Protest Show

January 20, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Uptown Underground, 4707 N Broadway St
, Chicago, IL United States
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ARTISTS AGAINST HATE Inauguration Day Protest Show Friday, January 20 at 8pm (doors at 7:30pm) Uptown Underground: 4707 N. Broadway, Chicago $19-39, Ages 21+ Tickets and info: http://ArtistsAgainstHate.org/ A dozen of Chicago's finest circus performers, musicians, dancers, magicians, visual artists, and firespinners join forces to fight Trump with art! Rhetoric vilifying POC, immigrants, LGBTQ+, Muslims, people with disabilities, and women hurts us all. We refuse to allow hate to win. ** Proceeds will be donated to the ACLU. ** Dawn…

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Chicago Progress Drinks & Discourse! Monthly Meetup

January 26, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Jerry’s, 4739 N Lincoln
Chicago, IL United States
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Join us for our second monthly Chicago Progress Meetup and first post-inauguration meetup. This is an informal space where we can get together face to face to hang out, drink, and discuss politics. It's a space to share what we are doing and see what everyone else has been up to and casually discuss completely changing the world. As our good friend Keith Ellison recently said "Also, we need to be doing meet-ups all over this country. I’m talking about…

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April 2017

Drinks and Discourse: Avoiding Burnout is an Act of Resistance

April 19, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Jerry’s – Lincoln Square, 4739 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 US
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Drinks and Discourse is an informal space where we can get together face to face (irl) to hang out, drink, and discuss politics. It's a space to share what we are doing and see what everyone else has been up to and casually discuss completely changing the world. This month the theme will be "Avoiding Burnout IS an Act of Resistance" It's nearly impossible not to feel entirely overwhelmed these days but we have to stay strong. Come vent, discuss…

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One Block At a Time: Urban Gardening with Farm Works

April 23, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
400 N Albany Ave, Chicago, IL 60612-1710, United States, 400 N Albany Ave
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Join My Block, My Hood, My City for our One Block at a Time Initiative in celebration of Earth Day! We will be partnering with Chicago FarmWorks to prepare for Spring planting. Chicago FarmWorks is a 2.6 acre urban farm located in Chicago's East Garfield Park that donates over 10,000 pounds of produce to Chicago food banks. Heartland Alliance We would love for our volunteers to rep My Block, My Hood, My City on this day so please plan to…

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May 2017

Chicago Free Black Women’s Library Pop-up

May 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S Stony Island Ave
Chicago, IL 60649-1460 US
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Inspired by The Free Black Women's Library, a monthly mobile library pop-up organized by Ola Ronke in NYC, a small group of Black women in Chicago have come together for the 2nd year to celebrate Black women and girls through books. This day-long event will be centered on a free library of books written by or about Black women and girls. Join us for healing sessions, teach-ins, collage/bookmaking workshops, readings (including the Johnson Publishing Archive + Collections), etc. Attendees will…

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Rapid Action ACA Protest – Springfield

May 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us as we hold our elected officials accountable for their catastrophic votes that repealed the ACA. Rodney Davis & Darin LaHood chose to deny access to healthcare for 24 million people, a tax cut for the wealthy and a disastrous cut to our nations medicaid programs. This is about the lives of ourselves and everyone we care about. This is the beginning of making sure they are never elected to their seats again!

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Reclaim Chicago North Launch Event @ Mary’s Attic

May 10, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Reclaim Chicago North Chapter on May 10th as we have our first official community monthly meeting and network event! We will discuss how to make sure that in these times, we come together for a movement that we are all invested in - reclaiming Chicago so that the local government is representative of and held accountable by the people. We will have a plenary, break out discussions, and end with a mixer. We're all in this together so let's…

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August 2017

Monthly Meeting of Reclaim Chicago North Chapter

August 30, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Conrad Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 US
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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 when ordinary people realize their collective power. Every month we hold a public meeting to talk about the work we're doing, reflect on why it matters, and plan the next steps. We invite new people to get involved and encourage…

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June 2018

No More Copaganda – the Dangers of Community Watch

June 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Budlong Chicago Public Library, 5630 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, 60659 United States
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Who’s watching your community? More than 26 organized community watch programs are operating in Chicago, from West Ridge’s “yellow jackets” program, to block clubs, to “positive loitering” -- and more. But most don’t know these racist “safety” programs are funded and organized by the Chicago Police Department’s Office of Community Policing, which has a $5.3 million annual budget. Join Reclaim Chicago North Chapter's Pop Ed Program for an exploration of Chicago’s community watches, how they’re funded, and what residents can…

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