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Free Summer Movies in Millennium Park

June 4, 2018

Let’s go to the movies! Pop some popcorn; grab a six pack of soda; but don’t take your wallet or purse—because these movies are FREE. Again this summer, the city of Chicago will be presenting free movies in Millennium Park. You can take a seat at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion or lounge on the Great

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NAMI: Eliminating the Stigma of Mental Illness

May 7, 2018

For too long, mental illness has been stigmatized and relegated to the shadows, but the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is on a mission to change that, and it is making significant progress. Light the Darkness is the NAMI Annual Awards Dinner where Chicagoans come together to illuminate the path to change. NAMI believes

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Mole De Mayo: A Family Event

April 2, 2018

Join in the celebration of mole, a sauce found in most Mexican households with fun, food and entertainment at Mole De Mayo. Mole (pronounced Moe-le) is a traditional Mexican staple typically made of chili peppers, spices, nuts, chocolate, and various seasonings. The most classical mole version is a dark red or brown sauce which is

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Gun Violence: What Kind of Country Do We Want? Insight from Tom Nash

March 6, 2018

There is a terrifying epidemic raging across our country. Over the past five years, more than 1,800 Americans have died and nearly 7,000 have been injured in mass shootings (defined as four or more people shot in one incident, not including the shooter). There have been 1,624 such shootings—mass carnage on average nine out of

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