Three Things To Do in Chicago, August 26-September 1

Join Borderless for free handouts of our latest comic, meet refugee farmers over a salad bar and pick up free food

Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities.

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Sun. Aug. 29 – Meet us at ZINEmercado at the Comfort Station (2579 N. Milwaukee Ave.) in Logan Square to get a free copy of our new comic! Our engagement reporter Diane Bou Khalil will be handing out copies between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The comic tells the story of the youth-led campaign for environmental justice on Chicago’s Southeast Side.


Sun. Aug. 29 – Learn about the Global Garden Refugee Training Farm (2954 W. Lawrence Ave.) at its open house session between 4 and 6 p.m. You’ll connect with staff, farmers, and local community members over a salad bar and other refreshments! 


Tues. Aug. 31 – Can’t make it to ZINEmercado on Sunday? Diane will also be at Boost the Block, a mutual aid and public art project presented by Axis Lab and the Vietnamese Association of Illinois at 1101 W. Argyle St. Meet her between 12:30 and 3:30 p.m and get a copy of our comic book. While you’re there, pick up free food, masks and hygiene items!


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