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Three Things To Do In Chicago, January 20–27

By January 20, 2022September 30th, 2022Things to do

An immersive evening of Cuban culture, a conversation on environmental racism on the Southeast Side and more

protesting, environmental justice, Chicago, General Iron, permit City Bureau, eventImage courtesy of City Bureau
By January 20, 2022September 30th, 2022Things to do

An immersive evening of Cuban culture, a conversation on environmental racism on the Southeast Side and more

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Thursday, Jan. 20 – 🎤 Experience Cuban culture tonight with live music, food and guest speakers in a celebration of the Cuban Revolution. The event is hosted by Political Education for the Revolutionary and the We Got Us Initiative and is from 6-8 p.m. at 2242 S. Damen. Learn more here.

Friday, Jan. 21 💻 – City Bureau’s Public Newsroom is hosting a virtual conversation about fighting environmental racism. Panelists include the Southeast Youth Alliance organizers featured in our comic book about the fight against General Iron, “Reclaiming the Sacrifice Zone.” Event is from 6–8 p.m. Register here.

Saturday, Jan. 22 🧧 Celebrate the Lunar New Year early this Saturday with a lion dance performance, gift bags and more! The event by the Vietnamese Association of Illinois is from 12-3 p.m. at 5110 N Broadway St. Masks are required. Learn more here.

Recurring 🧘‍♀️ – Stretch, rest and reflect from 9 to 10 a.m. for the next four consecutive  Sundays in the comfort of your home. The Immigrant Action Alliance is offering  virtual relaxation sessions for you to focus on trauma-informed gentle movement, breathwork and meditation. Contact [email protected]org for the Zoom link.

Do you have an event that you’d like us to feature? Email us at [email protected] and we’ll try to include it in the future!

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