Apr 17

Earth Week Celebration at the LCC

April 17, 2017

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center

Monday, April 17, 2017 | 3pm-4pm– Create seed bombs for Monarch butterflies and share your story with Historias Monarca, a Chicago Mexican storytelling project about Monarch conservation.


  • Tuesday, April 18th | 3pm-4:30pm (Environmental & Climate Justice Civic Dialogue) – Our cultural practices are intertwined with the natural world, even if we don’t always realize it. Using artifacts to symbolize personal stories, this dialogue will highlight links between the environment and social justice issues, and help participants consider cultural diversity as an asset to find solutions to common challenges.
  • Wednesday, April 19th | 3pm-4:30pm (From Flint: Voices of a Poisoned City in partnership with the UIC Freshwater Lab) – From Flint goes beyond the news headlines to spotlight the impact of the devastating water contamination crisis on the people of Flint, Michigan.This film highlights the stories of residents who were personally injured, along with the work of local organizations and individuals that rallied to support them. Screening followed by discussion facilitated by Professor Rachel Havrelock.

All audiences are welcome to join us at these programs. Captioning, ASL Interpretation and Audio-Description services will be available upon request by contacting us.

Poster: Earth Week 2017 [PDF]

Admissions: Free

Location: 803 S. Morgan St. LCB2 Chicago, IL 60607
Co-sponsors: Heritage Garden Student Group, Latino Planning Organization for Development, Education, and Regeneration (LPODER), and Mexican Student de Aztlán (MeSA)


Mario Lucero

Date posted

Jul 17, 2018

Date updated

Jul 17, 2018