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Civic Season | Virtual Panel Talk: Voting Rights in Illinois and the United States

Local elections are a critical part of civic engagement and provide citizens the opportunity to have their voices heard in the political process from the earliest stages. Chicago’s local government has historically been vital to the lives and needs of all its residents, and yet local elections–and especially primary elections–tend to have very low turnout More

Members’ Virtual Book Club | The Coast of Chicago

Video and reading guide sent on Wednesday, January 26 Virtual Q&A on Wednesday, February 16, 6:00–7:00 p.m. ‘Tis the season to curl up with a good book! CHM members and the Historical Alliance are invited to join us for a virtual book club led by Peter T. Alter, CHM’s Gary T. Johnson chief historian and More

Virtual Event | Candyman: Housing, Fear, & Reclaiming the Narrative

This year, we saw a reboot of the 1992 classic horror film Candyman, the story about a spirit of vengeance with a hook for a hand who appeared whenever his name was uttered five times in a mirror. Candyman was a first, born of racial violence, and he stalked Chicago’s Cabrini-Green Homes, leaving blood, fear, and questions about public More