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Art and Workshops Held to End Mass Detention and Incarceration

Art and Workshops Held to End Mass Detention and Incarceration

Hundreds of people gathered Apr. 5 at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) Student Center to participate in dynamic speeches, workshops and a march– all hoping to end mass detention and incarceration. The event opened with powerful introductory speeches with speakers who have been directly impacted by these issues. “This is a marathon, not a sprint,” […]

The Loss of a Pilsen muralist

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Chicago artist Francisco Mendoza, 53, teacher and well-known muralist, passed away from multiple myeloma Monday, March 12. Here is a look at his work and legacy. [View the story “The Loss of A Pilsen Muralist ” on Storify]

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Celebration of Women held at Union League Club Thursday

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Celebration of Women held at Union League Club Thursday

More than 200 people gathered at the Union League Club in Chicago to celebrate International Women’s Day on Thursday.The event was organized by the International Trade Club, WorldChicago, and also the Union League Club of Chicago. The event was the 11thannual gathering of women leaders. Check out news and views of International Women’s Day from around Chicago by […]

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