Happy 2022 Chicago Southsiders,
Chicago will lift mask and vaccine mandates on February 28, so get ready to experience a different view of the city.
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Have a prosperous week!
Charlene from Chicago
Wabash YMCA Historic Tour. Time: 10:30AM to 11:30AM. Location: Historic Former Wabash YMCA, 3763 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60653; Admission: Free. $20 suggested donation. Please click here for more information.
2022 Legacy Awards Gala. Location: Malcolm X College. Time: 6-11 PM. Click here for more information and to register.
Cancel COVID Fitness Expo. Join our Cancel Covid Health Expo with health vendors and one-hour workout class with celebrity trainer Siddiqu Muhammad & Associates. Location: Pullman Community Center located at 10355 South Woodlawn Avenue. Time: 11 AM CST. Click here for more information and to register.
Chicago Urban League The State of Black Business in Illinois. In late 2021, DCEO, Chicago State University and the Chicago Urban League launched the first-of-its-kind statewide Black business survey to solicit feedback directly from Black-owned businesses. This virtual panel will discuss high-level findings from the survey and identify major takeaways from the research. Time: 10 - 11:30 AM; Location: Virtual. Register here to join the conversation.
Chicago Urban League Black Entrepreneurship Movie Night. Film screening about successful Black Entrepreneurs and discussion about operating your business. Time: 6:00 - 8:30 PM; Location: Chicago Urban League: 4510 S. Michigan Ave. Register here to participate. Space is limited.
The Black Man Extravaganza: Honoring Black Men All Across the Country. Time: 5PM. Location: Cinema Chatham at 210 W. 87th Street in Chicago. Click here for more information.
Black Girl Ventures Pitch Competition Roadshow: Chicago Pull Up & Pitch with Shelly "Omi" Bell. If you want to hear amazing women pitch their businesses, RSVP NOW. Time: 5:00PM – 7:00PM CST, Location: Virtual; Please click here for more information.
Chicago Urban League Financial Literacy Class. Join the class to learn more about credit, budgeting & saving. Location: Virtual Workshop. Time: 6 - 7:30 PM. Click here to register for the free virtual class.
DuSable Museum of African American History. Free admission on Wednesdays. There is also free admission to military and to first responders. That means Police, Fire, EMT’s. With valid ID. Time: 11:00pm-4:00pm. CST, Location: 740 East 56th Place in Chicago, Illinois 60637. Phone: (773) 947-0600. Please click here for more information and to register.
Chicago Urban League Black Wellness Fair. CUL is partnering with Centers for New Horizons to host a vaccine clinic for children and adults. Everyone who gets a first or second dose vaccine will receive a $50 gift card. Those who get a booster will receive a $25 gift card. We will offer Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson. Location: Chicago Urban League located at 4510 S. Michigan Ave. in Chicago. Time: 10 AM - 1 PM. Walk-ins are welcome, but please register here to let CUL know you’re going.
Wabash YMCA Historic Tour. Date: March 12, 2022. Time: 10:30AM to 11:30AM. Location: Historic Former Wabash YMCA, 3763 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60653; Admission: Free. $20 suggested donation. Please click here for more information.
She ROCKS It and The iCan Collective I AM SHE Day Party in honor of Women's History Month. Date: March 13, 2022; Time: 2-6pm. Don't miss out; get your tickets today!
2022 D103 Toastmasters Annual Hybrid Conference - Powered by Momentum Fueled for Leadership. Date: April 22-23, 2022. Keynote Speakers: Ed Tate and Craig Valentine. Click here for more information.
Star Trek Mission Chicago. Date : April 8 - 10, 2022; Location: McCormick Place, 2301 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL 60616 - West Building. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
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