Knowledge is Power: Suggested Literature & Readings

  To emphasize and celebrate KNOWLEDGE, the first iteration in our “Power” series, here is a list highlighting several important works on race and power in America   Books: How to Be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi   “Ibram X. Kendi’s concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America–but even … Continue reading Knowledge is Power: Suggested Literature & Readings

RUNSY X RSVP Gallery

For Hispanic Heritage Month, RSVP Gallery has partnered with Chicago visual artist Runsy, to bring attention to ESDC’s Food for Hope, a Chicago-based non-profit organization providing vital resources to families throughout the city. Food for Hope distributes prepackaged fresh produce and non-perishable goods to hundreds of families in Chicago and other neighborhoods through its mobile … Continue reading RUNSY X RSVP Gallery

Adidas x Beyoncé Superstar Friends & Family (White/White) Raffle

  Adidas x Beyoncé Superstar Friends & Family (White/White) Raffle   When the adidas Superstar shoes first debuted on the hardwood in the 70’s, no one could of predicted the impact it would have on our culture. To celebrate 50 years of the iconic silhouette, the powerhouse who has redefined pop culture in her own … Continue reading Adidas x Beyoncé Superstar Friends & Family (White/White) Raffle

PRETTY GIRLS SWEAT

    “MAKE fitness fun, CULTIVATE a community of active women, UNITE + EMPOWER women through fitness, FLIP the ingrained negative perceptions that sweat holds, TRAIN future health leaders, FIGHT childhood obesity, and LAUNCH careers for the next generation of health journalists and media professionals,” reads the mission statement of PRETTY GIRLS SWEAT. Founded in … Continue reading PRETTY GIRLS SWEAT

Adidas x Beyoncé Superstar (White/Black) Raffle

  Adidas x Beyoncé Superstar (White/Black) Raffle   When the adidas Superstar shoes first debuted on the hardwood in the 70’s, no one could of predicted the impact it would have on our culture. To celebrate 50 years of the iconic silhouette, the powerhouse who has redefined pop culture in her own right lends her … Continue reading Adidas x Beyoncé Superstar (White/Black) Raffle

Spotlight: Urban Growers Collective

  Urban Growers Collective (UGC) is a non-profit organization founded by Laurell Sims and Erika Allen. Built from the framework of the Milwaukee based organization Growing Power, UGC is built by and for the communities it serves. Currently operating eight (8) urban farms in Chicago, the organization’s programming results in not only accessible produce but job … Continue reading Spotlight: Urban Growers Collective