Office of Community Affairs and Outreach Programs Archive

  • Free Chinatown Rising Film Screening – October 7

    Free Chinatown Rising Film Screening – October 7

    Join the Coalition for A Better Chinese American Community and the Office of Community Affairs at Illinois Tech on Friday October 7 at 6pm for a free screening of Chinatown Rising at Schulz Auditorium.

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  • Be the Healing Conference 2022 – September 23-24

    Be the Healing Conference 2022 – September 23-24

    Please join us for the annual Be the Healing Conference that addresses topics of systemic racism, trauma, and healing. The conference convenes educators, social workers, housing advocates, health professionals, community activists, and community members that Public work with children and families in Chicago. This free conference will be conducted over two full-days at Conviser law Center (Chicago-Kent College of Law) on September 23 and 24 beginning at 9 a.m.

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  • We Will Chicago Framework Draft Available for Public Input!

    We Will Chicago Framework Draft Available for Public Input!

    Last week, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Planning and Development released the draft We Will Chicago Framework Plan—Chicago’s first citywide plan since 1966.

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  • An Evening of Intergenerational Jazz: Theo Reed and Thaddeus Tukes

    An Evening of Intergenerational Jazz: Theo Reed and Thaddeus Tukes

    Join Theophilus Reed and Thaddeus Tukes on Saturday, July 16, at 7 p.m. for an intergenerational mix of jazz that blends traditional jazz standards with the modern rise and fall of chords that end with freer improvisation.

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  • Blues/Jazz Concert with June Yvon and Felena Bunn

    Blues/Jazz Concert with June Yvon and Felena Bunn

    Illinois Tech welcomes veteran singer, June Yvon, to the Schultz Auditorium at Michael Paul Galvin Tower on Saturday, May 21 at 7 p.m.

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  • Tech & Social Justice: Personal Data, Data Literacy and Discrimination

    Tech & Social Justice: Personal Data, Data Literacy and Discrimination

    Join us for "Personal Data, Data Literacy, and Discrimination: It’s About Much More Than Friends" the second program in the Tech & Social Justice series on Tuesday, May 10 from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. The event will feature a virtual Q&A Session with Tamara K. Nopper, a sociologist, writer, and editor.

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  • 130 Hermanos/Children Film Screening

    130 Hermanos/Children Film Screening

    Join Illinois Tech, ProChile, Kumelen Foundation, Vamos, and filmmaker Ainara Aparici for a special screening of "130 Children" on Saturday April 30, 2022 at 1 p.m. in Schulz Auditorium, Michael Paul Galvin Tower, 10 W. 35th Street, Chicago. A discussion with the filmmaker will follow the screening.

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  • Community Book Club

    Community Book Club

    Are you looking to connect with others? Do you love reading all kinds of books? If you answered yes, the Community Book Club is for you!

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  • Meet the Author of Remembrance, Rita Woods

    Meet the Author of Remembrance, Rita Woods

    Join a conversation with Rita Woods, author of the award-winning debut novel Remembrance, on Friday, March 18

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  • Asian Film Festival

    Asian Film Festival

    Join Illinois Tech’s Office of Community Affairs and Asian Pop-Up Cinema as they present the university's fourth annual Asian Film Festival.

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