Upcoming Trainings


Creating a Fierce Facebook Page

Nov. 5, 2014

With Susy Schultz, Community Media Workshop

Your organization’s Facebook page is like a second website and is often the first contact your audience has with you. Are you ready to meet new “friends”? Unsure how to get people to “like” you? We’ll teach you how in this interactive, intensive workshop. For a full description and to register, please click here.


Storytelling on the Run: How to Effectively Use your Mobile Phone

Nov. 19, 2014

With Charlie Meyerson, Rivet Radio

The phone in your pocket can power a media outreach more powerful than the biggest printing presses or the largest broadcasting antennas. We’ll show you how to use it. For more information and to register, please click here.

Telling the Story of History

How does the past live within us and influence our current actions?  Who determines how nations remember painful pasts? 

Join us for an engaging dialogue with renowned scholars Hugo Rojas Corral, Dr. Francesca Lessa, and Jeff Kelly Lowenstein that will use Chile’s grappling with historical memory and indifference 40 years after the Pinochet coup to consider these issues here in the United States and in other countries.

When: May 20, 2014

  • 6:00-6:30 p.m. Refreshment
  • 6:30-8:00 p.m. Introduction by Susy Schultz, Community Media Workshop; panel discussion; presentation of Jon Lowenstein’s photographs; and audience Q&A.

Where: 33 E. Congress, Rm. 219

What:  A panel discussion on how memory shapes history.  Photographs of Chile’s past, present and future by award-winning photographer Jon Lowenstein, co-owner of NOOR, will be shown, too.

Who:

Hugo Rojas Coral, Professor of Sociology of Law, University Alberto Hurtado, Santiago, Chile.

Dr. Francesca Lessa, Postdoctoral Researcher, Transitional Justice & Human Rights

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein, Lecturer Columbia College, Fulbright Scholar, 2013.

Jon Lowenstein, Photographer

 

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RSS Chicago is the World

  • A dance at night in Hermosa September 30, 2014
    It’s nearly night-time and the street is quiet. Business is good in the taqueria across the street, but there’s nobody in the panaderia. The day’s goods are sold. Working class Hermosa readies for the end of the day. Hermosa is the neighborhood where Puerto Ricans have gathered anew. They’ve moved out from Humboldt Park, leaving […]

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