March 2020

We don’t have many major updates for March, as we’re taking the month to rest up after some heavy traveling on the front end of the year. We will be continuing our facilitation for Chicago Community Bond Fund, as well as leading a Linking Anti-Blackness and Anti-Immigration workshop for the Revolutionary Oak Park Youth Action…

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November 2019

We participated in a panel at the close of October with Organized Communities Against Deportations to draw public attention to the case of one of their members, Francisco Silva. It’s an honor to support OCAD’s efforts, and to remind non-immigrant communities it is our duty to #AbolishICE, divesting from incarceration and investing in support systems…

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June 2019

It’s summertime, which means it’s the busy season! We’re back working with Northwestern University’s Engage Chicago program from June through August. We’ll be accompanying undergraduates in the Community Organizing concentration on weekly site visits to various grassroots organizations around the city—including Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Chicago Freedom School, and others. The eight-week session kicks off…

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May 2019

A quick April roundup before our updates for May: We had essays in two new publications last month. The first was in the Advocate, and challenged the widespread notion that the recent election of Chicago’s first Black lesbian mayor, Lori Lightfoot—a corporate lawyer and federal prosecutor—was a victory for Black queer Chicagoans. The second was…

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