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Apr 13 2022

EARTH WEEK – Spring 2022

April 13 - 21, 2022

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM


chicago, IL 60607

earth week poster

Presented by the UIC Latino Cultural Center


Radical Research from BIPOC Scholars at UIC

Dr. Monique Holt from Earth and Environmental Sciences will talk about her research on geophysics, focusing on induced seismicity (seismic events that are a result of human activity) and its impact on society.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 13th

TIME: 3pm - 4pm CST


Co-sponsored by the UIC Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.


Civic Cinema El Cacao: The Challenge of Fair Trade

El Cacao exposes the dark side of chocolate production in Latin America by examining the economics of Fair Trade from the point of view of indigenous farmers. Screening followed by a discussion facilitated by Dr. Molly Doane, UIC Department of Anthropology.


WHEN: Tuesday, April 19th, 2022

TIME: 1:00PM - 2:00PM CST



Co-sponsored by the UIC Department of Anthropology.


Noche de Poetas: Land, Freedom, and Homeland

Join Mexican Students de Aztlán (MeSA), Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), and Anakbayan this Spring 2022 Semester for an OPEN MIC! Leading the night will be our featured poet: Crystal Vance Guerra, Christian Sanders, and Dani Isaily.


WHEN: Wednesday, April 20, 2022

TIME:   4:30pm - 6pm CST

WHERE: SCE Room 302

In person RSVP


Zona Abierta: Chicago Sacrifice Zones

Join us as we highlight local youth leaders within the environmental and climate justice movement. The panelists will share the various campaigns they are each involved in with a focus on reclaiming Chicago's sacrifice zones from environmental polluters.


WHEN: Thursday, April 21, 2022

TIME: 1-2pm CST



For access needs or questions, email or call 312-996-3095. Auto-captions enabled on Zoom. ASL Interpretation services may be available by contacting the LCC 5 business days before the program. All audiences are welcome.

Co-sponsored by the UIC Daley Library Logo, Sustainability Fee, Honors College and Office of Diversity.



Date posted

Apr 12, 2022

Date updated

Apr 12, 2022