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The 1,000 Mile March: The Journey to Justice Continues

  What: Dr. King referred to the August 1966 march into Marquette Park and the other efforts of the Chicago Freedom Movement that summer as the “first step in a one thousand mile journey.” In many ways, that march, as well as the series of organizing efforts associated with the Movement, was about challenging a […]

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Night Out in the Park with AfriCaribe

What: Night Out in the Park’s will feature dance performances which will bring you to all corners of Chicago and across the globe – from Spain to West Africa to Puerto Rico. When: Monday, July 11 at 6:30PM – 8PM Where: Wicker Park – 1425 N. Damen Ave

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Ruido Fest

What: Ruido Fest is a 3-day Latin Alternative Music Festival When: Friday, July 8th – Sunday, July 10th Where: Adams/Medill Park – 14th & Loomis

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Hoops in the Hood Registration and Basketball Camp

What: Hoops in the Hood Registration and Basketball Camp When: Saturday, July 9 (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.) Where: Back of the Yards College Prep High School, 2111 W. 47th Street For info, contact Berto Aguayo, 773-407-2603

7.8

What: 7.8 is an exhibition organized by emerging Ecuadorian artists with the support of OPEN Center for the Arts.  Your donations will support children affected by the recent earthquake that hit Ecuador. When: Friday, May 13 7 p.m. Where: OPEN Center for the Arts, 2214 S. Sacramento Ave.

10th Annual Saint Anthony Summer Fest 2016

What: 10th Annual Summer Fest 2016 The fest will feature live music, carnival rides, food from local restaurants, health education, back-to-school physicals, free backpacks and more. When: Saturday, June 4, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: 2875 W. 19th Street        

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ACCESS Center for Discovery and Learning Series Presents: Lead in Our Community

What: ACCESS Center for Discovery and Learning Series Presents: Lead in Our Community After learning about the water crisis in Flint, MI, residents were scrambling to get information on lead, and what they can do about it. Given recent headlines in area media outlets, Access Community Health Network wants to empower community residents and provide important […]

The Port Ministries Open House

  The Port Ministries welcomes community members, volunteers, and supporters to learn more about their programs and services, tour the space, sign up for new programming, meet the staff and coordinators, and enjoy family fun activities! Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 7 from 3-8 p.m.!

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Los Vicios de Papa

Chicago’s very own Los Vicios de Papa, known for their own unique brand of Latin Ska fusion will be playing a free show to kick off the new year. When: Wednesday, Jan. 6, 8:30 p.m. Where: Old Town School of Folk Music 4544 N. Lincoln Ave. For more info visit oldtownschool.org.   

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Fiesta de Los Reyes and toy giveaway in Brighton Park

WHO: Ald. George Cardenas (12), Ald. Raymond Lopez (15), Southwest Side families WHAT: Ald. Cardenas and Ald. Lopez will honor the time-honored Latino community tradition of the Fiesta de Los Reyes by hosting the largest celebration of the holiday and toy giveaway on Chicago’s Southwest Side. WHERE/WHEN: The Brighton Park neighborhood, a center of Latino culture, […]