Monday, March 23, 2015 3:00 pm

Chicago Cultural Center - GAR Hall and Rotunda
77 East Randolph Street
Chicago, IL

The Indie Caucus, along with WTTW, WNET, PBS, POV, Independent Lens, and ITVS, will be in Chicago for the third and final stop in the National Listening Tour for Independent Films on PBS.

Hosted by
Kartemquin Films,
371 Productions,
Chicago Film Office, and
City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

Make your voice heard on the last stop of the PBS Listening Tour in Chicago. This is your chance to help set the priorities and share ideas around strengthening viewership, distribution, and community engagement of independent film.

It's our final chance to be heard. We need YOU to be there and to speak up. Please rsvp here:

If you are in or around Chicago, please join this important conversation.

Saturday, April 20, 2013 3:00 pm

Experimental Station
6100 South Blackstone Avenue
Chicago, IL
The Illinois Humanities Council hosts a discussion on how youth are taking action via media spaces to organize and amplify their voices in their daily lives, and to explore the possibilities of transforming the lives of young people through new media technologies. L. Anton Seals Jr. outreach specialist for The Interrupters will attend to discuss and demonstrate the new website: is a transmedia project that uses story, education and collaboration as a way to connect and heal communities impacted by violence. The discussion will be moderated by: Claudia Garcia-Rojas, social media fellow at The OpEd Project and will also feature: Cathy Cohen, founder of the Black Youth Project and principal researcher of the Youth & Participatory Politics Survey Project Biko Baker, Executive Director of the League of Young Voters Malcolm London, poet and teaching artist at Young Chicago Authors Martin Macias, media activist and youth organizer at Chicago Fair Trade Charity Tolliver, organizer with Black on Both Sides The event is free to the public, reservations required. Click here for more information or to make a reservation. This series is made possible in part by the generous support of the McCormick Foundation's journalism program. Presented by The Public Square, Black Youth Project, Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, Chicago Votes, and WBEZ/Chicago Public Media. Community co-sponsors include: Community Media Workshop, Chicago Youth Voices Network, Free Spirit Media, Kartemquin Films, and Young Chicago Authors.


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