Check out the four-day Barrioteca celebration, a Black-Asian solidarity march and more!
Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities.
Thursday, July 28 – 📖 Join Chicago Latina Moms for a discussion of bilingual education and the different programs available for developing and maintaining Spanish language skills. The Facebook Live event starts at 7 p.m.
Thursday, July 28 through Sunday, July 31 – 💃 Barrioteca, a four-day event at Dvorak Park (1119 W. Cullerton St.) celebrates the culture of Chicago’s Latino barrios with live music, dance, comedy and karaoke.
Friday, July 29 – 📽️ Catch a 4:30 p.m. free virtual screening of “Fire & Flood: Queer Resilience in the Era of Climate Change” hosted by the Cicero Community Farm. The film tells the story of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the fires in Santa Rosa, California through the voices of LGBTQ people who experienced them.
Saturday, July 30 – ✊ The first-ever Blasian March in Chicago, a solidarity event between Black, African, Asian and Black-Asian people, takes place at noon in Federal Plaza (219 S Dearborn St.). The free rally is open to the public and includes speakers and performance art.
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