The LCC supports creative practices to advance social and environmental justice. From student creatives to community artists, these art projects bring diverse people together to advance greater understanding of local issues and solutions they are using to improve community life.

Take Action!

FUA scholarship – Donate here to support UIC students

Chicago for Mexico & Puerto Rico Relief Fund – Donate to help disaster relief efforts, organized by Chicago’s National Museum of Mexican Art and the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance.

Upcoming Programs

Theater of the Oppressed: Unpacking the Im/migrant Journey. Interactive workshop with Teresa Veramendi. November 16 3:30-5pm.

Past Programs

  • Student Body - Antonio Martorell, Spring 2012

  • Outdoor Mural - Hector Duarte, Spring 2016

  • Art of Alebrijes - Carlos Orozco, Spring 2017

  • Image of painted urns in garden

    Social & Environmental Pollinators - 10 artists, Fall 2016

  • Ayotzinapa Art Installation - Piloto, Spring 2016

  • Image of Student Art

    Student Art Submissions, Spring 2017

  • Art of Political Cartoons - Eric J. Garcia, Fall 2017

  • Stolen Lives - Esperanza Gama, Fall 2017