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Three Things To Do In Chicago, Aug. 11-Aug. 17

Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities. Friday, Aug. 12 – 🦋 Enjoy a celebration of local Latino culture at The Monarch Festival from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Camera Park (101 E Fullerton Ave). The festival includes local bands like Los Corb and Zeus Rock, Aztecan dancers, Mexican folkloric dances, local artisans, and food vendors.
CHICAGO, IL
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Four Things To Do in Chicago, Aug. 4-Aug. 10

Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities. Saturday, Aug. 6 – 🎤 Enjoy a free Celia Cruz tribute concert plus live music, food and local merchants from noon to 5 p.m. at Kelvyn Park (4438 W Wrightwood Ave).
CHICAGO, IL

Four Things To Do in Chicago, July 28-Aug. 3

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.
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Three Things To Do in Chicago, July 21-July 27

Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities. Thursday, July 21 – 🪕 Join the Old Town School of Folk Music/Chicago Future Folk Project for a free concert at Harrison Park (1824 S. Wood St.) from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. See performances by Ida y Vuelta, which features Afro-indigenous music from southern Mexico, and Hannah Mayree, a Bay Area singer-songwriter and banjo player.
CHICAGO, IL

End of Roe v. Wade brings new challenges for AAPI community

May Thach, National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum Florida Organizing Manager, attends a Unity March event in Washington, D.C., June 25, 2022. The event, which organizers called the first national rally led by Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, called on the government to take action on reproductive rights, economic justice and ending racial violence specifically toward the AAPI community.
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Four Things To Do in Chicago, July 14-July 20

Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities. Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16 – 🎷 The Chicago Latin Jazz Festival starts at 5 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday. The free, family-friendly event will be held at Humboldt Park Fieldhouse (1440 North Humboldt Drive). Bring chairs or picnic on the lawn.
CHICAGO, IL

West Chicago is Cleaning Up the Last of its Nuclear Contamination. Residents Exposed to Radiation Say ‘It’s Not Over’

Sandra and Jesse Arzola in front of Sandra's family’s house in West Chicago, Ill., Saturday, June 25, 2022. The couple lived with Sandra’s family in West Chicago during the 1990s when the city was cleaning up radioactive waste left behind by an old factory last owned by the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation. Jonathan Aguilar/Borderless Magazine.
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Five Things To Do in Chicago, July 7-July 13

Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities. Thursdays – 🍺 The Argyle Night Market kicks off Thursday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Argyle Street between Sheridan Road and Kenmore. The free summer event is every Thursday through August 25th and includes live music, food, local vendors and more.
CHICAGO, IL

Three Things to Do in Chicago, June 30-July 6

Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities. Saturday, July 2 – 🏳️‍🌈 Join Chicago Black Pride for the Pride South Side 2022 event, which includes a bar, live music, food vendors and festival vibes. The event takes place from 12 noon to 5 p.m. at the DuSable Museum of African American History (740 East 56th Place).
CHICAGO, IL

Three Things To Do in Chicago, June 23-June 29

Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities. Friday, June 24 – Come say hi to Borderless’ Youcef O. Bounab at the free World Refugee Day Conference hosted by World Refugee Day Chicago and DePaul University. The conference will examine critical issues of forced migration with renowned leaders, academics and activists in this field. The event will take place at DePaul University’s Arts and Letters Hall 103 (2315 N Kenmore Ave) from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
CHICAGO, IL

A Mini World Cup Celebrates Refugees in Chicago

Soccer players from Invincible United, a mostly Malaysian team, and Talara, which included players from many refugee backgrounds, pose for a picture in the Rogers Park neighborhood in Chicago, Ill., Saturday, June 18, 2022. The teams were the first to play in a soccer tournament celebrating World Refugee Day in Chicago. Jonathan Aguilar/Borderless Magazine.
CHICAGO, IL

Three Things to Do in Chicago, June 16-June 22

Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities. Friday, June 17 – ✏️ Public Narrative and Juneteenth Productions present “Reclaiming Our Narrative: A Community Building Event for Changemakers and Journalists.” The in-person event features panelists in journalism and BIPOC community-based organizations, including Borderless. The event will take place at DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Student Center (2250 N. Sheffield Ave.) from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
CHICAGO, IL