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(Updated 04/23/2017)
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Chicago Abortion Fund

Bowl-a-thon

Sunday, April 23, 1 PM to 5 PM

Burnt City Brewing, 2747 N. Lincoln, Chicago


The Bowletariats.
Chicago Abortion Fund.
National Network of Abortion Funds.

Greater Oak Park Branch CDSA

Socialist Reading Group

Monday, April 24, 6:30 PM to 8 PM

Barclay & Strobel, 150 N. Lombard St, Oak Park

MORE INFORMATION.

Northside Chicago Branch CDSA

April General Meeting

Wednesday, April 26, 7 PM

Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church, 600 W. Fullerton, Chicago

MORE INFORMATION.

Northern Illinois DSA Organizing Committee

Intro to Democratic Socialism

Saturday, April 29, 10 AM to Noon

JustGoods Fair Trade Marketplace, 201 7th St, Rockford

Presentations by Bill Barclay and Femi Agbabiaka. MORE INFORMATION.
People's Climate March Chicago

Federal Plaza, Dearborn & Adams, Chicago

Join the People’s Climate Movement this April 29th in Chicago. On Trump's 100th day in office, take the streets to demand justice for our climate and our communities. This march is one of hundreds across the country. MORE INFORMATION.

South Side Chicago Branch CDSA

April Membership Meeting

Saturday, April 29, 3 PM to 4:30 PM

Rudy Lozano Library, 1805 S. Loomis, Chicago

MORE INFORMATION.
A Day Without Immigrants May Day March

Monday, May 1, 11 AM to 4 PM

A Day Without Immigrants

General Strike

International Workers' Day March

Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph, Chicago

MORE INFORMATION.
May Day Rally

Monday, May 1, 4 PM to 6 PM

May Day Rally

Daley Center, 50 W. Washington, Chicago

Take a stand for migrants, a healthy environment, workers rights, and against Trump and Rauner. MORE INFORMATION.

Northside Chicago Branch CDSA

Will Guzzardi

Wednesday, May 3, 6 PM to 7:30 PM

Bucktown -- Wicker Park Library, 1701 N. Milwaukee, Chicago

Northside DSA invites you to meet Will Guzzardi, state representative for Illinois' 39th district! He'll discuss his time in office and the legislation he's supported, talk about the role of electoral politics on the left, and take questions from attendees. MORE INFORMATION.

Canvass for an Elected School Board in Chicago

Saturday, May 6, 10 AM to 3 PM

Resurrection Lutheran Church, 3309 N. Seminary, Chicago

A bill to create an elected representative school board (ERSB) has passed out of committee in the Illinois House, and will likely pass when brought to a vote at the end of this month. Unfortunately Senate President John Cullerton has so far refused to even let the bill get a hearing in committee. Brief training followed by a canvass of Cullerton's district. MORE INFORMATION.

West Suburban Illinois DSA Chapter

May Meeting

Sunday, May 7, 11 AM to 12:30 PM

College of DuPage, SRC Building Cafeteria, 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn

MORE INFORMATION.
What Is Democratic Socialism?
A brief introduction to what is democratic socialism.
REGISTRATION MORE INFORMATION
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Chicago DSA

Executive Committee Meeting

Saturday, May 13, Noon

Chicago DSA Office, 3411 W. Diversey, Ste 7, Chicago*

Business, but all DSA members are welcome.
*location may change.
People and Planet First Budget

March to Springfield Kick-Off

Monday, May 15, Noon to 1 PM

Thompson Center, Clark & Randolph, Chicago

Join us in downtown Chicago for the March to Springfield kickoff event! We will be gathering at the Thompson Center at noon to celebrate the dedication of our through-marchers as they begin their 200-mile journey to Springfield. There will be live music, the chance to hear from our through-marchers about their stories, and a send-off event. MORE INFORMATION.

Chicago DSA

59th Debs -- Thomas -- Harrington Dinner

A Way Forward

A Way Forward

Keynote by

Alderman Carlos Ramirez Rosa

Friday, May 19, 6 PM

Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop, Halsted & Madison, Chicago

Please join us in honoring

Larry Cohen

  • Board Chair, Our Revolution
  • Senior Fellow, Campaign for America's Future
  • Chair, Democracy Initiative
  • President (retired), Communication Workers of America

Adriana Alvarez

  • Activist and International Spokesperson, Fight for 15

Tickets and more information HERE.


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Community Events of Interest



Events listed below are not necessarily endorsed by Chicago DSA but should be of interest to DSA members, friends and other lefties. If you are involved in an upcoming political event in the Chicago area, feel free to pass it along. It really should be accompanied by a web URL that provides "more information". Inclusion is not guaranteed (we don't usually list fundraising events, for example), and preference is given to events supplied by Chicago DSA members.

Please check the MORE INFORMATION links for any changes in time, venue, program. Note that some programs ask or require advance registration (RSVP). Admission price is listed when we know about it.


Wednesday, March 22 through Sunday, May 7
"Beyond Caring"
Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan, Chicago
Play re: a work day in the lives of 4 temporary workers. $$. MORE INFORMATION.

Thursday, April 20 through Monday, April 24
Open Engagement 2017: Justice
Various, including UIC
Socially engaged art, panels and presentations. $$. MORE INFORMATION.

Thursday, April 20 through Saturday, April 29
4th Annual (In)Justice for All Film Festival
Various
Films of crime and justice: dignity, restoration and survival. MORE INFORMATION.

Sunday, April 23, Noon to 2 PM
Careforce Disco
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, 800 S. Halsted, Chicago
A day of dance and protest, including a participatory dance workshop facilitated by Marisa Morán Jahn. RSVP MORE INFORMATION.

Sunday, April 23, 1 PM
The Salaam Shalom Music Project
SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston
Muslim, Jewish and Christian musicians offer harmony. $$. MORE INFORMATION.

Sunday, April 23, 1 PM
"A Face in the Crowd"
Facets, 1517 W. Fullerton, Chicago
Movie and teach-in moderated by Hugh Iglarsh. RSVP MORE INFORMATION.

Sunday, April 23, 2 PM to 4 PM
Rebel Voices: Protest Songs of Joe Hill, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen
Town and Country Public Library, 320 E. North St, Elburn
Music and historical commentary by Bucky Halker. MORE INFORMATION.

Sunday, April 23, 2 PM to 4 PM
Freedom City Rally
North River Street Park, 44 E. Downer Place, Aurora
Rally to protect immigrant and refugee rights. MORE INFORMATION.

Sunday, April 23, 2 PM to 5 PM
Build the Movement, Not a Wall!
Latino Union of Chicago, 4811 N. Central Park, Chicago
Spring open house: art, self care, celebration. MORE INFORMATION.

Sunday, April 23, 5:15 PM
"The Occupation of the American Mind"
Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State, Chicago
Documentary re: Israel & American politics & media. $$. MORE INFORMATION.

Monday, April 24, 6 PM to 7:30 PM
"Austin Boulevard: The Invisible Line Between Two Worlds"
Legler Library, 115 S. Pulaski, Chicago
Author Jeff Ferdinand on his book re: race and class, Chicago and Oak Park. MORE INFORMATION.

Monday, April 24, 6 PM to 8 PM
"Chicago Is Not Broke"
Grace Episcopal Church, 637 S. Dearborn, Chicago
Author presentation by Tom Tresser. MORE INFORMATION.

Tuesday, April 25, Noon to 3 PM
Illinois Women March on Springfield
Springfield
For a progressive agenda and a responsible budget. MORE INFORMATION.

Tuesday, April 25, 1:30 PM to 3 PM
NUGW #FullFive Rally and Petition Delivery
The Rock@Northwestern University, 1881 Sheridan Rd, Evanston
In support of 5th year summer funding. MORE INFORMATION.

Tuesday, April 25, 5:30 PM
Are Current Educational Reforms Really Democratic?
Goodwin College of Education, Northeastern IL University, 5500 N. St. Louis, Chicago
Presentation by Dr. Michael W. Apple, reception. MORE INFORMATION.

Tuesday, April 25, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Homer to Vonnegut: A Print Odyssey
National Veterans Art Museum, 4041 N. Milwaukee, Chicago
Part 2 focuses on the art of Kurt Vonnegut. REGISTRATION MORE INFORMATION.

Tuesday, April 25, 6 PM
The Girl Talk with Jen Sabella, Erika Wozniak & The Monthly Squad
The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, Chicago
The Earth Mothers Edition: Water. $5. MORE INFORMATION.

Tuesday, April 25, 7 PM
"The Black G.I."
Blanc Gallery, 4445 S. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chicago
1970 documentary re: the Black GI experience in Vietnam and discussion. MORE INFORMATION.

Wednesday, April 26, 3:30 PM to 5 PM
Rally to Save Paid Sick Days and Minimum Wage in Palatine
Palatine Village Hall, 200 E. Wood St, Palatine
The Mayor of Palatine plans to take away paid sick days and the minimum wage increase on May 1st. MORE INFORMATION.

Wednesday, April 26, 5:45 PM to 9 PM
Ethical Fashion Show and Panel Discussion
Columbia College, 618 S. Michigan 2nd Floor, Chicago
With keynote by Kelsey Timmerman. MORE INFORMATION.

Wednesday, April 26, 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Reparations in Native American & Japanese American Contexts
Block Museum of Art, 40 Arts Circle Dr, Evanston
Kristine Aono, Laura Fugikawa, Kelly Wisecup, and Ji-Yeon Yuh re: theory and complexity of reparations in American history. REGISTRATION MORE INFORMATION.

Wednesday, April 26, 6 PM to 7:30 PM
"An American Sickness"
Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Chicago
Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal on her book re: how healthcare became big business and how we might take it back. MORE INFORMATION.

Wednesday, April 26, 6 PM to 8:30 PM
"A House Divided"
Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Rd, Glenview
2016 documentary with Norman Lear, discussion and poetry by Billy Tuggle. RSVP MORE INFORMATION.

Wednesday, April 26, 6:30 PM
Give Your Choice a Voice
Township, 2200 N. California, Chicago
an intimate and interactive night of story-telling, music and dialogue about reproductive justice, choice and agency. $10. TICKETS MORE INFORMATION.

Wednesday, April 26, 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Student Privacy Rights
Citizen Advocacy Center, 182 N. York St, Elmhurst
What rights do students have in public schools. RSVP MORE INFORMATION.

Thursday, April 27, 1 PM to 3 PM
"Clothes to Die For"
Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington, Evanston
Documentary re: Rana Plaza tragedy, Q&A with Kelsey Timmerman. MORE INFORMATION.

Thursday, April 27, 11 AM to 2 PM
Teach Out for Illinois Higher Education
Illinois State Capitol Building, Springfield
Teach Out and rally in Capitol Rotunda; march to Governor's Mansion. MORE INFORMATION.

Thursday, April 27, 3:30 PM to 5 PM
"13 Colors of the Honduran Resistance"
UIC Latino Cultural Center, Lecture Center B2, 803 S. Morgan, Chicago
Stories of the post-2009 coup told by author Melissa Cardoza and singer Karla Lara. MORE INFORMATION.

Thursday, April 27, 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Understanding the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen
Eighth Day Center for Justice, 205 W. Monroe, Ste 500, Chicago
Presentation by Kathy Kelly. MORE INFORMATION.

Thursday, April 27, 6 PM to 9 PM
Women Resist! Reclaiming our local elections.
Bar Louie, 500 Holiday Plaza Dr, Matteson
Down ballot strategies. MORE INFORMATION.

Thursday, April 27, 6 PM to 9 PM
"Count Me In"
La Catrina Cafe, 1011 W. 18th St, Chicago
Documentary re: participatory budgeting with discussion. MORE INFORMATION.

Thursday, April 27, 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Speaking Up: A Survivor's Story
Deerfield Public Library, 920 Waukegan Rd, Deerfield
Presentation by Patrick Korellis re: common-sense gun measures. MORE INFORMATION.

Thursday, April 27, 7 PM to 9:30 PM
Applied Words, Class and Opportunity
Film Front, 1740 W. 18th St, Chicago
Performance and panel discussion re: access and the arts. MORE INFORMATION.

Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29
Art, Publics, Politics: Legacies of the Wall of Respect
Block Museum of Art, 40 Arts Circle Dr, Evanston
Symposium on the 50 year anniversary of the Wall of Respect. REGISTRATION MORE INFORMATION.

Friday, April 28 through Sunday, April 30
Humanity Rising
The New Studio Evanston, 2948 Central St, Evanston
Art and panels re: social / political reaction to the tenor of our country. MORE INFORMATION.

Friday, April 28, various
Workers' Memorial Day
Various
To commemorate and protest workers' lives lost on the job. MORE INFORMATION.

Friday, April 28, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sexual Violence
PA, 810 N. Milwaukee, Chicago
Reading and discussion group. MORE INFORMATION.

Friday, April 28, 7 PM to 9 PM
"13 Colors of the Honduran Resistance"
Berger Park Cultural Center, 6205 N. Sheridan Rd, Chicago
Melissa Cardoza and Karla Lara. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, April 29, 7:30 AM to 5 PM
Beyond Reimagining, Accelerating Praxis: Social Medicine in Practice Today
Malcolm X College Chicago
Conference on social medicine. $50. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, April 29, 9:30 AM to 5 PM
What Is an Artistic Practice of Human Rights
Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St, Chicago
Artist presentations. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, April 29, 10 AM to 4 PM
People's Climate March Chicago
Federal Plaza, Dearborn & Adams, Chicago
Energy policy & climate change. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, April 29, 10 AM to 5 PM
Social Justice Conference
Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St, Oak Park
Health, education, economic, and criminal justice inequities. REGISTRATION MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, April 29, 10 AM to 8 PM
Mother Jones Museum May Day Celebration
Mt. Olive, Illinois
MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, April 29, 11 AM to 4 PM
It's Now: North Lawndale Mural Painting
3346 W. 16th St, Chicago
Design by the Prison + Neighborhoods Arts Project. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, April 29, Noon to 1 PM
Rich Man, Poor Man: Tales of Two Americas
First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple, 77 W. Washington, Chicago
Sarah Smarsh and John Freeman, readings and conversation about poverty in America. $15. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, April 29, 2 PM to 3 PM
Keeping Our Water Safe
First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple, 77 W. Washington, Chicago
Presentations by Kim Wasserman-Nieto and Michael Tiboris. $15. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, April 29, 4 PM to 5 PM
"Kindred: A Graphic Novel"
Studebaker Theater, 410 S. Michigan, Chicago
Octavia Buter's novel adapted by Damian Duffy, illustrated by John Jennings, in conversation with Krista Franklin. $15. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, April 29, 5:30 PM
Medicare for All
Louis Pasteur Memorial, 1901 W. Harrison, Chicago
Rally for healthcare as a human right. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, April 29, 7 PM
"Birth of a Movement"
Beverly Unitarian Church, 10244 S. Longwood Dr, Chicago
Documentary re: William Trotter and the 1915 fight against "Birth of a Nation". MORE INFORMATION.

Sunday, April 30, 11 AM to 2 PM
Picnic at the Pub
McGaffers Saloon, 7737 W. Roosevelt Rd, Forest Park
Pre-May Day celebration with speakers Larry Spivak and Pinar Ozcan, food and drink. $15. MORE INFORMATION.

Sunday, April 30, 2 PM to 3 PM
Museums and Race
Chicago Cultural Center Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E. Washington, Chicago
David Pilgrim, Carlos Tortolero, and Chip Colwell re: changing curatorial practices and efforts at community engagement. $15. MORE INFORMATION.

Sunday, April 30, 2 PM to 3 PM
"The Death Gap: Social Inequity and Health"
Venue SIX10 Feinberg Theater, 610 S. Michigan, Chicago
Physician and author David Ansell in conversation with Harold Pollack. $15. MORE INFORMATION.

Sunday, April 30, 2 PM to 4 PM
Democratic Plan of Action in a Trump / Rauner Era
Oakton Community Center, 4701 Oakton St, Skokie
Lou Lang, Jan Schakowsky, Sara Feigenholtz, Greg Harris. RSVP MORE INFORMATION.

Sunday, April 30, 2 PM to 4 PM
Sustainability and Social Justice
Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln, Chicago
Presentations and engagement opportunities. MORE INFORMATION.

Sunday, April 30, 4 PM
"Holy Outlaw"
Darst Center, 2834 S. Normal, Chicago
1970 documentary re: Fr. Daniel Berrigan, panel discussion. MORE INFORMATION.

Sunday, April 30, 5 PM to 7 PM
Official Unofficial Voting Station: Voting for Those Who Legally Can't
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, 800 S. Halsted, Chicago
Closing reception for exhibition, with music and performance. REGISTRATION MORE INFORMATION.

Monday, May 1, 10:30 AM to 11 AM
Lucy Gonzalez Parsons Way Sign Unveiling
3200 W. George St, Chicago
Honoring Lucy Parsons with an honorary street name. MORE INFORMATION.

Monday, May 1, 10:30 AM to Noon
Pilsen May Day March
Plaza Tenochtitlan, 1513-1519 W. Cullerton, Chicago
MORE INFORMATION.

Monday, May 1, 11 AM to 1 PM
May Day Rally & Feeder March
Roosevelt Rd & Ogden Ave, Chicago
Underscoring the connections between racial justice and economic justice. MORE INFORMATION.

Monday, May 1, Noon to 5 PM
A Day Without Immigrants
Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph, Chicago
Noon: Illinois Labor History Society event, followed 1 PM by rally and march for immigrant rights and International Workers Day. MORE INFORMATION.

Monday, May 1, 4 PM to 6 PM
May Day Rally
Daley Center, 50 W. Washington, Chicago
Against Trump and Rauner. MORE INFORMATION.

Monday, May 1, 6 PM (Doors open)
May Day Concert and Party
The Alhambra Palace Restaurant, 1240 W. Randolph, Chicago
Featuring Septeto Nacional. $20. TICKETS MORE INFORMATION.

Monday, May 1, 6 PM to 7:30 PM
"Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America"
57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St, Chicago
Author James Forman, Jr in conversation with Martha Biondi. MORE INFORMATION.

Monday, May 1, 6 PM to 9 PM
What Is an Artistic Practice of Human Rights?
Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St, Chicago
Public forum. MORE INFORMATION.

Monday, May 1, 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Speak Out for Workers' Rights
Palatine Village Hall, 200 E. Wood St, Palatine
Speak out against an ordinance opting Palatine out of earned sick days and Cook County's minimum wage. MORE INFORMATION.

Monday, May 1, 6:30 PM
"Sicko"
Facets, 1517 W. Fullerton, Chicago
Michael Moore documentary and teach-in re: the future of affordable care led by David Edelberg, MD. RSVP MORE INFORMATION.

Tuesday, May 2, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
The Invisible Wall: Barriers to Opportunity for Immigrant Families
Google, 320 N. Morgan, Chicago
Panel and dialogue. REGISTRATION REQUIRED MORE INFORMATION.

Tuesday, May 2, 6 PM
First Tuesdays with Mick & Ben
The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, Chicago
Snarky politics with Ben Joravsky and Mick Dumke. $5. MORE INFORMATION.

Thursday, May 4, 4 PM to 7 PM
DePaul Town Hall with St. Rep. Ann Williams
Cortelyou Commons, 2324 N. Fremont, Chicago
A "state of the state" sort of event. MORE INFORMATION.

Thursday, May 4, 6 PM to 9 PM
"First Thursday"
Woodlawn Tap, 1172 E 55th St, Chicago
Talk politics, share strategy, build community. MORE INFORMATION.

Thursday, May 4, 7 PM to 9 PM
W. Kamau Bell
Arts Center of Oak Park, 200 N. Oak Park Ave, Oak Park
Author talk with book. $33. MORE INFORMATION.

Thursday, May 4, 8:15 PM
"The Occupation of the American Mind"
Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State, Chicago
Documentary re: Israel & American politics & media. $$. MORE INFORMATION.

Friday, May 5 through Thursday, May 11
"Risk"
Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State, Chicago
Video portrait of Julian Assange. Chicago premiere. $$. MORE INFORMATION.

Friday, May 5 through Thursday, May 18
"Finding Oscar"
Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State, Chicago
Documentary re: massacre by Guatemala's military and the search for a child survivor. $$. MORE INFORMATION.

Friday, May 5, 5:30 to 10:30 PM
Nasty Women Art Chicago Exhibition
Moonlight Studios, 1446 W. Kinzie, Chicago
Art, music, speakers, food in support of women, reproductive rights. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, May 6, 10 AM to 3 PM
Canvass for an Elected School Board in Chicago
Resurrection Lutheran Church, 3309 N. Seminary, Chicago
Canvass Senate President John Cullerton's constituents so the Senator will cease his opposition. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, May 6, 11 AM to 4 PM
Global Cannabis March Chicago
Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington, Chicago
Speakers, music, entertainment for legalization. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, May 6, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
TIF Illumination
Kelfvyn Park, 4438 W. Wrightwood, Chicago
Tom Tresser on TIFs in the 26th, 31st, 35th, & 36th wards. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, May 6, 1 PM to 4 PM
History of Voter Suppression
Chicago Freedom School, 719 S. State St, 4th Floor, Chicago
The never ending battle for the right to vote. REGISTRATION MORE INFORMATION.

Monday, May 8, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Ameya Pawar
DANK-HAUS German Cultural Center, 4740 N. Western Ave, Chicago
Ameya Pawar and his proposed New Deal for Illinois. MORE INFORMATION.

Tuesday, May 9, 11 AM
Immigration: The American Dilemma
Maggiano's Banquets, 111 W. Grand Ave, Chicago
Jesus Garcia, Sylvia Puente, Juan Rangel, John Rowe. $50. MORE INFORMATION.

Tuesday, May 9, 7 PM
#RESIST
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago
Michelle Alexander and Naomi Klein in conversation with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. $6. TICKETS MORE INFORMATION.

Wednesday, May 10, 4 PM to 5:30 PM
Mother's Day Tea
Jones Day, 77 W. Wacker, Ste 3500, Chicago
Panel re: child welfare system. REGISTRATION MORE INFORMATION.

Wednesday, May 10, 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Protecting Students from Discrimination
Citizen Advocacy Center, 182 N. York St, Elmhurst
Protections for students and gaps in the law. RSVP MORE INFORMATION.

Friday, May 12, 7 AM to 10 AM
Roskam Rally
Hilton Lisle/Naperville, 3003 Corporate West Dr, Lisle
Absent a town hall, demand answers from the Congressman. MORE INFORMATION.

Friday, May 12, 7:20 PM
Broadcasting Service vs Propaganda
DuPage UU Church, 1828 Old Naperville Rd, Naperville
"The Brainwashing of My Dad" and discussion. MORE INFORMATION.

Friday, May 12 through Thursday, May 18
"Citizen Jane: Battle for the City"
Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State, Chicago
Video biography of Jane Jacobs re: urban planning. $$. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, May 13, 1 PM to 4 PM
Direct Action Basics and Movement Building in the Trump Era
Logan Square Public Library, 2708 S. Pulaski, Chicago
Workshop on direct action basics and movement building. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, May 13, 2 PM to 4 PM
Immigration in Trump's America: Community-Based Solutions
Batavia Public Library, 10 S. Batavia, Batavia
Panel re: defending labor, immigrant rights under Trumpism. MORE INFORMATION.

Monday, May 15 through Tuesday, May 30
March to Springfield
From Chicago to Springfield
In support of a People & Planet First Budget. MORE INFORMATION.

Monday, May 15, Noon to 1 PM
March to Springfield Kickoff Event
Thompson Center, Randolph & Clark, Chicago
Music, speeches, marching for the People and Planet First Budget. MORE INFORMATION.

Tuesday, May 16, 4:30 PM to 7 PM
Where Has Childhood Gone?
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, 800 S. Halsted, Chicago
People working within the juvenile justice system will facilitate a conversation that will explore juvenile justice, education and pressures on today’s children. RSVP MORE INFORMATION.

Tuesday, May 16, 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
How to Elect More Women & People of Color in 2018 in Illinois
The Montgomery Club, 500 W. Superior, Chicago
Symposium featuring Jonathan Peck, Rebecca Sive & others. $25. MORE INFORMATION.

Wednesday, May 17, 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Our Schools: What the City's Done, What It Can Do
Union League Club Chicago, 65 W. Jackson, Chicago
Panel and documentary. Dress code. REGISTRATION MORE INFORMATION.

Thursday, May 18, 4 PM to 6 PM
The Patriot Returns to His Barrio
Starting out at La Casita de Do Pedro, 2625 W. Division, Chicago
Welcoming Oscar Lopez Rivera home. MORE INFORMATION.

Friday, May 19 through Saturday, May 20
Psychology of the Wall
National Louis University, 122 S. Michigan, Chicago
2017 Racial Justice in Praxis conference. $$. REGISTRATION MORE INFORMATION.

Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20
"Heather Booth: Changing the World"
Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State, Chicago
Documentary re: the ongoing and ever-evolving legacy of activist and community organizer Heather Booth, with discussion. Chicago premiere. $$. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, May 20, 10 AM to 11:30 AM
"Chicago Is Not Broke"
Allen Metropolitan Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 10946 S. Lowe, Chicago
Book (and political) talk by Tom Tresser & others. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, May 20, Noon to 4 PM
March Against Monsanto
Federal Plaza, Dearborn & Adams, Chicago
No GMOs. MORE INFORMATION.

Saturday, May 20, 1 PM to 4 PM
Activist EXPO for Illinois 6th
DuPage UU Church, 1828 Old Naperville Rd, Naperville
Grassroots training and engagement to unseat Roskam. MORE INFORMATION.

Tuesday, May 23 and Wednesday, May 24
This Land / That Land Symposium
Gallery 400, 400 S. Peoria, Chicago
The politics of land sovereignty. MORE INFORMATION.

Wednesday, May 24, 6:30 PM to 8 PM
School Discipline
Citizen Advocacy Center, 182 N. York St, Elmhurst
How may schools discipline students? RSVP MORE INFORMATION.

Thursday, June 1, 5 PM to 10 PM
Nasty Women Art Exhibition
Feed, 259 S. Schuyler, Kankakee
Solidarity in the face of threats to roll back women's rights. MORE INFORMATION.

Friday, June 9 through Sunday, June 11
The People's Summit 2.0
McCormick Place, Chicago
Keynote by Bernie Sanders. $$. MORE INFORMATION.

Thursday, June 15, 6 PM to 8 PM
West Side Arts: Rootwork, Girl Bands, and Activating Public Archives
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, 800 S. Halsted, Chicago
Panel. RSVP MORE INFORMATION.


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