If you are in Chicago this Thursday May 5 and love politics, don’t miss this free event brought to you by DePaul University’s Department of Latin American and Latino Studies and the Futuro Media Group, producers of Latino USA, Humanizing America, In The Thick and America By the Numbers With Maria Hinojosa:


The event is open to the public. You can register for free at this link. Here is the schedule of events:


9:00-9:30am – Introductions and Coffee

9:30-11:00am – Deconstructing the Myth of Numbers with Maria Hinojosa (Futuro Media Group), Mark Hugo Lopez (Pew Research Center), Cristina Mora (University of California, Berkeley), Michael Rodriguez (University of Chicago), and Julio Ricardo Varela (Futuro Media Group)

11:15-12:30pm – Humanizing America viewing and guests with Christian Diaz (“Young and Latino”) , Anthony Downer (“Leaders of Color”), Omar Lopez (“Senior and Progressive”), Reema Ahmad (“Young and Muslim”), and Maria Hinojosa

12:30-1:00pm Networking and Strategizing Break

1:00-2:15pm – Black/Brown Coalitions with Valerie Johnson (DePaul University), María de Los Angeles Torres (University of Illinois in Chicago), and Laura Washington (Chicago Sun Times)

2:15pm-3:00pm – Hispandering with Latina comedian Cristela Alonzo

DePaul University Lincoln Park Student Center – 2250 North Sheffield Avenue Room 120A (Multipurpose Room), Chicago, IL 60614 – View Map