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How can community issues be fairly represented in the media? What role should the media play in developing solutions to gun violence and other pressing issues facing Chicago communities? The IHC and Community Media Workshop (CMW) invite you to a conversation with top media leaders and stakeholders following a screening of "Ricochet," the MSNBC miniseries on gun violence in Chicago, on Wednesday, December 10 at Columbia College. RSVP today!


With performances in New York City, and soon in Detroit, L.A., Brazil and Greenland, ICE’s OpenICE concert series continues to grow, as this video featuring Claire Chase illuminates. The IHC is thrilled to bring this engaging, free series to Chicago for the third month in a row with Apophthegms, Sunday December 14 at The Hideout, featuring ICE violinists Jennifer Curtis and David Bowlin. RSVP today.


"Every student I have taken to Capitol Forum in the past has named it the most defining event of their high school career."-Geneva Community HS teacher Janie Doutsos
Capitol Forum on America's FutureCapitol Forum on America's Future is an IHC program that creates the foundation for long-term civic engagement by high school students through a focus on human rights concerns worldwide and in their communities. See which Illinois high schools will be participating in the 2015 Capitol Forum, and the powerful words from teachers on the program's impact.


The Smithsonian’s Hometown Teams exhibition has traveled across Illinois since March, exploring what sports teams mean to five Illinois communities. The exhibition is now in Hancock County’s city of Carthage, the sixth and final stop in the Illinois tour. Stop by and see the last leg of this traveling Smithsonian exhibition, open now through December 14.
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