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Parents and educators discuss the Every Student Succeeds Act, a new federal law that requires states to collaborate with communities to create high quality equitable education for all children. The event was hosted by the Latino Policy Forum and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Every Student Succeeds Act, Latino Policy Forum
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University of Illinois Cancer Center hosts the National Cancer Moonshot Summit encouraging cancer research collaboration across the country. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: University of Illinois Cancer Center, cancer research, health
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Elizabeth Tandy Sherman discusses the historical context behind the widespread lack of support for U.S. public universities. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: U.S. public universities, funding, education
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Roosevelt University professors who have immigrated to the United States from around the world discuss their stories and their relationship to the American Dream. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Roosevelt University, professors
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Ald. Brian Hopkins hosts a community meeting on the future of the Clybourn Industrial Corridor which includes the former Finkl Steel mill. This program was streamed and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Finkl Steel mill
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Panelists discuss the failure to meet state spending obligations at this forum held by the Health & Medicine Policy Research Group. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Illinois budget impasse
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Discussion on the 2019 Illinois Inclusive Curriculum Act which requires all publicly funded Illinois schools to study the roles and contributions of lesbian, gay, transgender and queer people in the history of Illinois and the United States. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Teaching LGBTQ History In Public Schools
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Mark Ishaug of Thresholds discusses healthcare advocacy in Illinois. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: disability
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Colleen Daley, the director of the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence, speaks on the many victims of gun violence and how we can change Chicago. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence
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The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation hosts a discussion on state and federal immigration policy. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation
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Panelists discuss ways Illinois can fix state budget revenue shortfalls at this forum held by the Health & Medicine Policy Research Group. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Illinois budget impasse
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The ongoing lead testing program at Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is discussed at a community meeting with representatives from CPS, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Chicago Department of Water Management (DWM). This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Chicago Public Schools, water, health
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Organizations from throughout Illinois provide Know-Your-Rights resources for immigrants. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: immigrants rights
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Community members call on City Council to vote in favor of the Earned Sick Time ordinance. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Earned Sick Time ordinance, Chicago City Council
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Scott Nance of Access Living explains their Ombudsman Program which offers advocates who assist persons with disabilities with services or their living conditions. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: disability services
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Ken Davis is joined by Greg Hinz of Crain’s Chicago Business. They discuss mayor Emanuel’s appointment of Eddie Johnson as Interim Police Superintendent and Friday’s one-day CTU strike. They also discuss the employment numbers in Illinois, which are higher than might have been expected. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Greg Hinz, Eddie Johnson, CTU, education
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Ken Davis is joined by George Schmidt, publisher of Substance News and current member of the CTU House of Delegates. They discuss Governor Rauner’s budget address, in which he made it clear that he doesn’t favor giving CPS schools a higher proportion of the budget, and about what was going on behind the scenes as the CTU rejected CPS’ recent contract offer. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: George Schmidt, Chicago Teachers Union House of Delegates
ADAPT of Chicago Productions covers a protest organized by the Alliance for Community Services and Northside Action against proposed cuts to the IL Human Service budget. This program was produced by Adapt of Chicago Productions. Adapt of Chicago is a CAN TV Community Partner.
Topic: disability
Environmental experts discuss oil production in the Great Lakes region and the associated health risks. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: oil, environment, health
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Formed in response to the public uproar over the police killing of Laquan McDonald, the Police Accountability Task Force convened this public hearing to hear public comments on the issues of race, community relations, and police oversight and accountability. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Laquan McDonald, Chicago Police Department
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Environmental Protection Agency whistle-blower Miguel Del Toral discusses the safety of Chicago’s drinking water at this event held by the Pilsen Environmental Rights and Reform Organization (P.E.R.R.O.). This program was streamed and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Pilsen Environmental Rights and Reform Organization, P.E.R.R.O.
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Ken Davis is joined by writer/critic and journalist Lee Bey and The Defender author Ethan Michaeli to discuss the impact a Ben Carson stewardship over HUD will have in Chicago. They talk about their fears stemming from Carson's stated belief that poverty is “more of a choice than anything else”, and that poverty can be overcome by simply working harder. They discuss the CHA’s “Plan for Transformation” and the incoming Trump Administration’s preference for the privatization of public...
Topics: Lee Bey, The Defender, Ethan Michaeli, HUD
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Ken Davis is joined by CAN TV’s Executive Director Barbara Popovic. They discuss the role of access TV in the changing media landscape, the network’s new studios, and Popovic’s impending retirement. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: CAN TV, Barbara Popovic
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Ken Davis is joined by Gary Kebbel, University of Nebraska and Yusuf Omar of Dehli’s Hindustan Times to talk about emerging media and journalism, including drone and sensor reporting, selfie journalism and virtual reality in the newsroom. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Gary Kebbel, University of Nebraska, Yusuf Omar, Dehli’s Hindustan Times
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Ken Davis is joined by The Reader’s Ben Joravsky and Troy LaRaviere, president of the Chicago Principals and Administrators Association. They discuss the role of politics in school budgeting and critical personnel issues, and the potential for an expanded visibility for principals in the overall debate over public education policy in Chicago. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Troy LaRaviere, Chicago Principals and Administrators Association
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Rob Rotman interviews writer and disability-rights activist Mike Ervin about his life and creative work. This program was produced by Adapt of Chicago Productions, a CAN TV Community Partner.
Topic: disability
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The Chicago Police Board receives community input on the search for the new Superintendent of Police. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Chicago Police Board
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As part of the Tiny Home Summit held by Pride Action Tank, members of Chicago housing organizations explain how building tiny homes for the homeless can work in Chicago. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Tiny Home Summit, Pride Action Tank, homeless, affordable housing
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The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation’s opening keynote address with Chief Judge Ruben Castillo, the first Latino federal judge in Illinois and the first Latino in the state to become Chief Judge of a federal court. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation, Chief Judge Ruben Castillo
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Panel discussion sponsored by the Art Works Projects on the challenges facing Chicago communities in providing equal justice for everyone. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Art Works Projects
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Lecture focusing on the Chicago Abortion Fund and it's transformation over the past 30 years. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Chicago Abortion Fund, feminism
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Andrew Moddrell, UIC School of Architecture and founding director of PORT Urbanism, discusses PORT’s recent urban design projects at this lecture hosted by ARCHEWORKS. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: ARCHEWORKS, Architecture
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Sister Norma Pimental, Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, shares her perspective on the humanitarian response for refugees along the U.S./Mexico border.   This event was sponsored by the 8th Day Center for Justice and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Sister Norma Pimental, Catholic Charities, Rio Gande Valley
Political historians explore how differing interpretations of the 2016 presidential election are informed by the perspective of history. This event is hosted by Northeastern Illinois University’s Ronald Williams Library and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: 2016 presidential election
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Members of the Chicago City Council Progressive Reform Caucus urge the Emanuel administration to "delay or abandon" its proposal to use roughly $200 million in borrowed money to pay termination penalties for interest-rate swap agreements. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Chicago City Council Progressive Reform Caucus, Emanuel
Experts on local public policy, policing practices and civil rights discuss ways to increase disclosure and transparency between City Hall, CPD and the public at this event hosted by The Illinois Campaign for Political Reform. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: The Illinois Campaign for Political Reform, Chicago, politics
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Ken Davis is joined by Mike Holzer of North Branch Works. They discuss the future of the Planned Manufacturing District on the North side between Clybourn and Elston avenues, where several large plants have left and there’s pressure to redevelop the zone for residential and commercial projects. Chicago needs to redefine “industrial” to include modern manufacturing, he says, in order to keep the PMD and encourage jobs in the area. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network...
Topics: Mike Holzer, North Branch Works
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Ken Davis is joined by Rod Estvan, Policy Director at Access Living Chicago. They discuss financing for the Chicago Public Schools from a historical perspective, along with present-day issues such as yesterday’s postponement of an $875-million bond issue, a possible cash infusion from surplus TIF money, a legislative initiative to restructure the way all Illinois schools are financed, and the impact of the fiscal crisis on special-educations students and their families. This program was...
Topics: Rod Estvan, Access Living Chicago
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Ken Davis is joined by Chicago Tribune investigative reporter David Kidwell. They discuss the dozens of stories Kidwell has authored over more than four years about the deployment and operation of Chicago’s red-light and speed camera system, and the massive bribes for which its principle coordinator, John Bills, was recently convicted. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: David Kidwell, Chicago, red-light cameras
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Muralist Hector Duarte speaks about his roots in the Mexican muralist movement and his approach to issues of identity, work, labor and immigration. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Mexican muralist, labor, immigration
Religious leaders announce boycott of Mayor Emanuel’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Peace breakfast to protest his office’s handling of Laquan McDonald shooting and other unaddressed concerns of Chicago's African American community. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Martin Luther King Jr. Peace breakfast, police, Laquan McDonald
Discussion on how Illinois’ budget impasse affects Chicago’s disability community. This program was produced by Adapt of Chicago Productions. Adapt of Chicago is a CAN TV Community Partner.
Topic: disability
Northside Action for Justice calls on Chicago’s Community Development Commission to vote against allocation of TIF funds to private developers to build luxury apartments in Uptown. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Northside Action for Justice, Chicago's Community Development Commission
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Hear directly from the Cook County Judicial candidates and understand the impact these elected officials will have on the community. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Cook County Judicial Candidates Forum
Chicago area students call on Gov. Bruce Rauner and Speaker Michael Madigan to fully fund public higher education. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Gov. Bruce Rauner, Michael Madigan, Illinois budget
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Ken Davis is joined by Jeremy Gorner (Tribune) and Carol Marin (NBC 5 & WTTW) to discuss the Paul O’Neal shooting and CPD’s release of 9 videos. Also: police training, predictive policing and the public right to access the videos and other records. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Carol Marin, Chicago Police Department, Paul O'Neal
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Residents affected by Chicago violence challenge the state’s expensive interest payouts to Wall Street banks while shortchanging lifesaving anti-violence programs.  This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Chicago, violence
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Railroad Workers United (RWU) call attention to rail safety issues affecting workers and the community.  This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network (CAN TV).
Topics: trains, transportation
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Ken Davis is joined by two members of the Chicago Police Accountability Task Force, Maurice Classen (MacArthur Foundation) and victor Dickson (Safer Foundation). They discuss the key findings of the recently-released report recommending  police reforms, including revisions to the police contract and  dissolution of the Independent Police Reform Authority. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Chicago Police Accountability Task Force
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Women Employed host a discussion on the challenges working women face. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Women Employed, working women
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United Latinos for Empowerment, Education and Development announce the first annual Juvenile Expungement and Family Resource Fair to provide free legal assistance to young adults. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: United Latinos for Empowerment, Education and Development, legal assistance
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Ken Davis is joined by the Reader’s Sarah Macaraeg and Laura Washington from the Sun-Times and ABC7. They discuss police/community issues, including Macaraeg’s recent story “Charged with murder but they didn’t kill anyone, police did.” They also discuss calls for more police officers, stiffer gun penalties, predictive policing, peace surges and the impact Kim Foxx may have on sentencing policies in Cook County. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Sarah Macaraeg, Laura Washington, policing
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The Black Committee to Save Chicago State University holds a rally to demand Illinois lawmakers solve the budget impasse and provide continued funding for higher education. This program was streamed and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Illinois budget impasse, funding, higher education
The Afro-Samba Jazz Concert brings together a group of talented Brazilian and American musicians dedicated to the preservation of Brazilian music at its best. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Brazilian music, musicians
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WBEZ reporter Natalie Moore provides a  snapshot of a fundamental issue facing her native city today: segregation on the South Side. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Natalie Moore, segregation, Chicago
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Dr. David E. Jacobs of the National Center for Healthy Housing discusses the ongoing and wide spread safety concerns of lead in the environment.  This program was sponsored by the Pilsen Environmental Rights and Reform Organization and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: National Center for Healthy Housing, Pilsen Environmental Rights and Reform Organization
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Architect Susan van der Meulen discusses the work of Sophia Hayden Bennett and Marion Mahony Griffin, two women architects who were active in Chicago architecture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Chicago architecture, Sophia Hayden Bennett, Marion Mahony Griffin
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Community organizers recognize Equal Pay Day in Chicago to bring greater awareness to the wage gap experienced by minorities and women. This program was streamed and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: wage gap, women, minorities
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The 4th annual MEX Talks features an all-women lineup, sharing their perspective on what it means to be a Mexicana.  This program was hosted by Latinos Progresando and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: latinas, Latinos Progresando
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KAN-WIN hosts a performance to commemorate the victims and survivors of sexual slavery by the Japanese military during WWII.  This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: KAN-WIN, Japanese military, sexual slavery
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A panel of experts discuss the second-half of Dr. Año Nuevo Kerr’s breakthrough dissertation, The Chicano Experience in Chicago: 1920 - 1970, a study of people of Mexican descent in the Midwest. This program was sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Latin American and Latino Studies Department, and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Dr. Año Nuevo Kerr, The Chicano Experience in Chicago: 1920 - 1970
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Chicago City Council - Committee on Budget Meeting - February 10th, 2020
Topics: Committee on Budget Meeting - February 10th, 2020
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Members of the Public Health Committee of the Illinois General Assembly discuss the Zika virus and prevention of it spreading in the state. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Public Health Committee, Illinois General Assembly
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Experts on zoning and planning discuss the laws that can affect the tiny home movement in Chicago at the Tiny Home Summit held by Pride Action Tank. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Tiny Home Summit, Pride Action Tank, affordable housing
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Journalists discuss Black Lives Matters media coverage at this event hosted by National Association of Black Journalists Chicago Chapter and the Chicago Headline Club. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
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Topics: National Association of Black Journalists, journalism, reporting, media, news
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National and local political leaders discuss Fight for 15, mass incarceration, criminal justice reform, voting rights and expanding democratic participation. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Fight for 15, incarceration, criminal justice
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Cook County State’s Attorney Candidates Forum on gender-based violence at the Chicago-Kent College of Law. This program was streamed and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: gender-based violence, elections, politics
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Airbnb officials and supporters speak out against Chicago City Council’s proposed legislation to impose regulations and fees on home-sharing services. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: housing regulations, fees, home-sharing services
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Discussion about the history of the first African-American fire company in Chicago. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Black Heroes of Fire
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Panelists discuss the impact of the state budget impasse on health and human services organizations at this forum held by the Health & Medicine Policy Research Group. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: health, human services
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Community groups urge the Chicago City Council to enact progressive revenue measures to fund Chicago Public Schools. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Chicago Public Schools, education
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Listen to the indigenous steel pans of Trinidad and Tobago, as well as Latin, Jazz, classical and contemporary music in a performance by the West Point School of Music's Epic Steel Orchestra. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: West Point School of Music's Epic Steel Orchestra
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Ken Davis is joined by Peter Cunningham, a long-time consultant and communications specialist associated with the Chicago Public Schools and the national self-described school reform movement. They discuss the recent rejection of a “tentative offer” by the CTU, the role of charter schools in Chicago’s inner city, relief from toxic swap financing, elected school boards and the large-scale layoffs that could occur at CPS on February 29. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network...
Topics: Peter Cunningham, Chicago Public Schools, education
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Ken Davis is joined by NBC5 Chicago political reporter Mary Ann Ahern. They discuss the results of, and the political fallout from Tuesday’s election, which may have left both Mayor Emanuel and Governor Rauner wounded politically. They also talk about what’s next for Kim Foxx, whose overwhelming victory could put her in the position of needing to tamp down elevated expectations of community activists who will likely demand quick, favorable results. This program was produced by Chicago...
Topics: Mary Ann Ahern, primary election
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Ken Davis is joined by civic activist Tom Tresser. He talks about his history of organizing against privatization, TIFs and the Chicago Olympics. He’s currently crowdfunding a new book, “We Are Not Broke”, which argues for a more rational method of funding municipal government. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Tom Tresser, privatization, TIFs
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A panel of educators explore ways to approach teaching about the election, immigration, race and policy. This program was sponsored by DePaul University College of Education and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: election, immigration, race
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The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law hosts a panel discussion aimed at understanding new data on poverty and racial disparities. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: poverty, racial disparities, The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
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Christiane Taubira, the former Minister of Justice of France, discusses civil rights, women’s rights and the rights of disadvantaged youth. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Christiane Taubira, former Minister of Justice of France
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Fred Tsao of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, Daysi Funes of Centro Romero and Suzanne Akhras Sahloul of the Syrian Community Network discuss their work to improve life for immigrants and refugees both locally and nationally. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, Syrian Community Network
This panel celebrates the second annual exhibit of the Chicago Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Hall of Fame at the Harold Washington Library Center. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Chicago LGBTQ Hall of Fame
Rep. Sara Feigenholz, Rep. Ann Williams and Rep. Kelly Cassidy host a forum on the potential impact of a Trump presidency on civil liberties. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Rep. Sara Feigenholz, Rep. Ann Williams, Rep. Kelly Cassidy
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Energy experts explore the transformative changes in energy technology and delivery systems and discuss the opportunities for employment and growth that they afford to Latinos throughout Illinois. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation, energy, technology
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Ken Davis is joined by the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability’s Bobby Otter to discuss the cost of the CPS/CTU contract, the “Lockbox” amendment and the use of TIF money to plug budget shortfalls. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, Bobby Otter
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Ken Davis is joined by Streetsblog Chicago’s John Greenfield. They discuss the just-enacted Transit TIF that will pay for a major share of massive improvements to the Red and Purple lines north of North Avenue, Transit Oriented Developments emerging along the Blue Line, Donald Trump’s “trillion dollar infrastructure” program and Chicago’s place as a Bike Friendly City. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Streetsblog Chicago, John Greenfield, transit
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André de Quadros, an internationally known music professor, conductor and human rights activist explains the power of music to make social change. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: André de Quadros, social justice, politics
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Coverage of the 13 th annual Disability Pride Parade held in downtown Chicago. This year’s theme- Continuing the Drive: Inclusion Matters.   This program was recorded by ADAPT of Chicago Productions, a CAN TV Community Partner.
Topic: disability
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Scott Nance of Access Living explains their Ombudsman Program which offers advocates to assist persons with disabilities with services or their living conditions.  This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: disability
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Scott Nance interviews Larry Biondi about the effect recent cuts to human services and the ongoing budget impasse in Illinois has on people with disabilities. This program was produced by Adapt of Chicago Productions. Adapt of Chicago is a CAN TV Community Partner.
Topic: disability
A discussion on Japanese American representation in city and county government. This program was sponsored by the Japanese American Service Committee and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Japanese American Service Committee
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Ken Davis is joined by Chicago Reader News Editor Robin Amer and reporter Aimee Levitt. They discuss the paper’s recent expose on Profiles Theater which revealed allegations of wide-spread physical, sexual and verbal abuse toward actors and crew members, and the efforts of some cast members to expose the issues publicly. As a result of the Reader story, the theater closed permanently yesterday. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Profiles Theater, sexual assault
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Public health advocates call on the Chicago City Council to pass the Tobacco-Control Ordinance which would raise the age of sale for tobacco products from 18 to 21 and tax other tobacco products. The ordinance passed at the Chicago City Council meeting on March 16, 2016. This program was streamed and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: health
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Joe Jamison, US Peace Council, discusses his involvement with the mission of US antiwar organizations visit to Syria, hosted by Anti-War Committee Chicago, Loyola University Department of Sociology, Chicago ALBA Solidarity, and Vets for Peace-Chicago. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: US Peace Council, Anti-War Committee Chicago, Vets for Peace-Chicago
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Experts discuss the relationship between the Chicago Police Department and the city’s African-American communities, with a focus on police accountability and transparency.  This program was sponsored by the Chicago Humanities Festival and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: police accountability, police transparency
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Panel argues in support of universal free higher education at this event hosted by UIC United Faculty. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: UIC United Faculty, university, college
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Reimagining Chicago as a sustainable, prosperous, and equitable city is the focus of an event sponsored by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning and Chicago Community Trust.  This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, Chicago Community Trust, equitable city
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Families of people killed in police shootings gather to remember the victims and to demand justice at this event hosted by Stop Mass Incarceration Network Chicago. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: police shootings, misconduct
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Poet Chris Albana is the featured guest at the 12 Annual Haiku Festival, a showcase for student poets from across Chicago to read their work. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Poetry, Chris Albana, student poets
Experts discuss what  parents, families, and other caring adults can do when a juvenile is arrested. This program was sponsored by First Defense Legal Aid and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: First Defense Legal Aid, juvenile justice
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State Senators Heather Steans and Andy Manar hold a town hall meeting on education funding inequities in Illinois. This program was streamed and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Illinois budget, education
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Panelists examine how news outlets can improve reporting on Illinois budget impasse at this forum held by the Health & Medicine Policy Research Group. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: news, media, health, journalism