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Three Things To Do In Chicago, Oct. 27 – Nov. 2

By October 27, 2022November 2nd, 2022Things to do

Learn about the power of pardons in stopping deportations, take time to remember a loved one or help beautify a beach.

Dia de los Muertos ofrenda with photos, cameras, candles, conchas, flags, and sugar skullsPhoto by Michelle Kanaar
By October 27, 2022November 2nd, 2022Things to do

Learn about the power of pardons in stopping deportations, take time to remember a loved one or help beautify a beach.

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⚖️ Thursday, Oct. 27 – Learn how pardons can be used to stop deportations. Hear from lawyers and others who have gone through the process during Unraveling La PoliMigra: Pardon for Jair! / Desenredando La PoliMigra: ¡Indulto para Jair. Jair Arnold Castillo was deported to Colombia — a country he hadn’t been to since he was 3 months old — in 2020. Now he is fighting to be able to rejoin his siblings in Chicago. This free, virtual event begins at 6:30 p.m. and is hosted by Organized Communities Against Deportations. Learn more about Jair’s story at BringJairHome.com.

🌹 Saturday, Oct. 29 – The National Museum of Mexican Art (1852 W. 19th Street) will transform into a place for remembering the lives of loved ones for Día de los Muertos Xicágo. This free event is open from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and includes live music, art activities and a large ofrenda created by community members.

🌳 Saturday, Oct. 29 – Help clean up Calumet Beach with Alliance of the Southeast, Southeast Youth Alliance and the Shedd Aquarium! The cleanup will take place from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. followed by a Halloween celebration until 12:30 p.m. Food will be provided by Taco Sublime Chicago. RSVPs are required.

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