Illustration: Thumy Phan
Illustration: Thumy Phan

Chicago Tenants Movement Weekly Casework Meeting

Online

Every week, the Chicago Tenants Movement hosts a session where tenants facing hardship can register to join the organization and workshop the issues they're facing. Register at bit.ly/ctm-casework

Free

Toward an Anti-Racist Art Ecosystem in the US

Online

Join the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for this discussion (the second of three) on how to build an anti-racist art ecosystem. The event features a panel of artists and designers to discuss the impact of segregation, successful examples of anti-racist work, and how to work together to remove barriers to entry for Black, Indigenous, and people of color. A Zoom webinar link and password will be sent to all registrants prior to the event.

Free

City Council Committee on Special Events, Cultural Affairs and Recreation Meeting

Online

The committee will meet to report on ongoing matters, and to discuss a proposed ordinance that would use Open Space Impact Fee funds to reimburse NeighborSpace for their work expanding Chicago Farmworks. Information on online attendance can be found on the City Clerk's website. To submit written public comment, email Marge.Durkin@cityofchicago.org by noon on November 1.

Free

CTU Delegates and School Leaders Training

Online

The Chicago Teacher Union's Delegates and School Leaders Training will feature workshops such as New Delegates 101, Safety Committee and PPCs in Action, and Assertive Grievance Strategies. Find workshop selection and register at bit.ly/3vK1oeP.

Free

Center Sundays: Rot and Grow

Hyde Park Art Center 5020 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago, IL

Join Hyde Park Art Center's monthly Center Sundays activity in November for workshops and discussion centered around food and sustainability.

Free

City Council Committee on Pedestrian and Traffic Safety

Online

The committee will meet to report on ongoing matters and consider new business. Written public comment may be submitted to pedestrianandtrafficsafety@cityofchicago.org until noon on November 1. Information on online attendance, and the agenda (when it is finalized) can be found on the City Clerk's website.

Free

City Council Committe on Housing and Real Estate

Online

The committee will meet to report on ongoing matters and consider new business. Written public comment may be submitted to phyllis.gooden-smiley@cityofchicago.org until 3PM on November 8. Information on online attendance, and the agenda (when it is finalized) can be found on the City Clerk's website.

Free

City Council Committee on Budget and Government Operations

Online

The committee will meet to report on ongoing matters and consider new business. Writen public comment will be accepted at Committeeonthebudgetandgovernmentoperations@cityofchicago.org until 10AM on November 9. Information about online attendance, and the agenda (when it is finalized) can be found on the City Clerk's website.

Free

African Diaspora: Chicago | An Exhibition Curated by Gallery Guichard

One Two Pru 180 N. Stetson Ave., Chicago, IL

Gallery Guichard, located on the first floor of the Bronzeville Artist Lofts, prides itself as being a safe haven for fine-art enthusiasts looking to immerse themselves in rich culture that touches the soul. Led by gallery owners and artists Andre and Frances Guichard, the gallery’s mission is to expose patrons to multicultural artists specializing in the African Diaspora. Now with One Two Pru, Gallery Guichard seeks to create an even larger platform for underrepresented artists and introduce them to a host of potential collectors.

Free

CPS Vaccine Awareness Day

Multiple locations Chicago, IL

On November 12, classes will be cancelled and CPS's Youth and Family COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics will operate between 9am and 4pm, giving vaccines to children aged 5-11 years. The South Side locations where CPS will offer vaccines are Richards High School and Chicago Vocational.

Free

La Santa Cecilia

Joe's Bar 940 W. Weed St., Chicago, IL

The Los Angeles-based band has amassed a fanbase in Chicago, and as an extension of the Frida Festival that took place in Pilsen last weekend, the Mexican-American band will be performing at Joe's Bar. The group plays a blend of cumbia, bossa nova, Latin rock and boleros. Must be twenty-one or older.

$36

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