A talk on Palestinian identity, an anti-Asian hate rally and more events to check out this week in Chicago
Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities.
Thursday, Jan. 27 – Learn how to start your U.S. citizenship process tonight from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. The virtual info session is hosted by the Southwest Suburban Immigrant Project. Call (630) 296-6755 to register.
Friday, Jan. 28 – Dr. Lila Sharif, assistant professor of Asian American studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will be giving a virtual talk about the relationship between the olive tree and Palestinian identity at 2 p.m. Register here.
Saturday, Jan. 29 – Amigas Latinas was founded in 1995 as a volunteer-run organization that served the LGBTQ Latina community. Learn about how artists and scholars are using the Amigas Latinas archival collection in their work. The virtual discussion is from 2 to 4 p.m. Learn more here.
Sunday, Jan 30. – Join cities across the nation for a virtual rally and press conference to take action and fight against Asian hate, racism and stand in solidarity with the victims. The Asian Justice rally will start at 1 p.m. CST. Tune into Facebook Live here.
Sunday, Jan. 30 – Welcome the year of the tiger and celebrate the Lunar New Year in Chinatown Square, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Learn more here.
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