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On Thursday, August 24, 2017, we partnered with C.I.C.L.E. and the Pilipino Workers' Center for Taste of Temple Street: Filipino Bites by Bike, presented by Metro. This was a Hidden Hi Fi: Halo-Halo Series event. Together, we biked to various restaurants on Temple and sampled their...

On July 28, 2017, Mike Blockstein's essay, "The Case for Complexity," was published on the Americans for the Arts' ARTSBLOG as part of their Excellence and Equity in Arts for Change blog salon. He writes: Change requires doing things differently, in new, creative, and risk-taking ways. Public Matters...

By: Andy Alvarez --- Reflections from Open Engagement 2017 – JUSTICE   It was my first time ever being in the Midwest and I was amazed at the type of city that Chicago is. This vast, diverse, and progressive metropolitan city has a completely different feel to my home...

By: Christopher Barahona --- Reflections from Open Engagement 2017 – JUSTICE   In all honesty, I had a preconceived notion of what the Midwest was going to be like. That notion was of a city, Chicago, with a lack of diversity and lack of prominent cultural landmarks to see....

By: Omar Vargas --- Reflections from Open Engagement 2017 – JUSTICE   This April, the Urban Futures Lab Fellows had the opportunity to present on our fellowship at Open Engagement, a conference in Chicago. Open Engagement is an annual artist-led conference dedicated to expanding the dialogue around socially engaged...