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Balut Artist Salon Featuring Jose Luis Benavidez + JeeYeun Lee

PO Box Space 6900 N. Glenwood Ave, Chicago

Jose Luis Benavides will share his current research into Aztalan State Park in southeastern Wisconsin. Queering geopolitical landscapes in dialogue with archeologists and the poet Alurista, his investigation into ancient Mexica codexes converges with contemporary Chicano political identity around the origins of the Aztecs from their mythical homelands of Aztlán. JeeYeun Lee will discuss work […]

Love Leaps Borders: A concert benefit for Jose

PO Box Space 6900 N. Glenwood Ave, Chicago

Hosted by Rogers Park Solidarity Network Join us for a concert! All proceeds will be directed to José, a young man who was incarcerated in migrant child detention facilities in Chicago. José has been working with community groups to organize and give testimony about this system of detention. He is now facing deportation and solidarity […]

RP Food Not Bombs Free Food Distribution

PO Box Space 6900 N. Glenwood Ave, Chicago

Food Not Bombs distributes free food every Sunday at 2pm at the PO Box. Food distribution is made possible through the work of volunteers who pick up unsold food at Whole Foods on a regular basis. If you want to volunteer, here's how you can help: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PJ5YF9CpPcW-NmR0ySTp4Qalu4gJPjvA7swdHNqNNYM/edit?fbclid=IwAR2FdXZtW9-4NytikrFpE-0OH8sEiGsf7p7GPCSOLz_Az_KTq67uTS2m85w

Playing in the Dark: Selected Work by Bill Talsma (1971-2019) Opening

Throughout the month of March we will be displaying the work of Rogers Park artist Bill Talsma. Bill's work found beauty in the mundane aspects of life and humor in the banal. Bill died one year ago and his collaborators are staging several events to honor his memory and work and spark public conversation about mental health. […]

CANCELED: Fiber Arts Circle

PO Box Space 6900 N. Glenwood Ave, Chicago

Co-crafting, deconstructing, conspiring and more happens at the PO Box on Monday evenings from 6-8 pm. Please bring something you are working on or thinking about. We skill share or at least give good support. Snacks + groceries provided by Food Not Bombs. Bring take-home containers + bags!

Launch of “Drawn To Strangers”

PO Box Space 6900 N. Glenwood Ave, Chicago

When’s the last time you have written a postcard? How about drawing one? This Monday we are launching Drawn To Strangers, an initiative which invites you to participate in a visual dialogue with one another - drawing on the postcards and sharing your very own story. All materials will be provided and no prior artistic […]

Rogers Park Solidarity Network (RSPN)

PO Box Space 6900 N. Glenwood Ave, Chicago

Rogers Park Solidarity Network (RSPN) meets every Wednesday 6:30-8:30 at the PO Box. RPSN emerged from an action held in Rogers Park that was organized by the Little Village Solidarity Network / Red de Solidaridad de La Villita and other groups. That action was part of a larger campaign against Heartland Alliance’s child detention centers […]

CANCELED: Lucy Parsons Labs working group

PO Box Space 6900 N. Glenwood Ave, Chicago

Lucy Parsons Labs meets twice monthly in the PO Box space to work on various projects, including researching policing and surveillance issues, filing FOIA requests, and developing OpenOversight. Open to anyone interested in working on any of these issues or projects with us!

Movie Night! – 70 Acres in Chicago with Filmmaker Ronit Bezalel

PO Box Space 6900 N. Glenwood Ave, Chicago

Twenty years in the making, 70 Acres in Chicago tells the story of the Cabrini Green public housing development located on the hotly contested 70 Acres of land in Chicago. The film uses personal stories, expert commentary and informative history to celebrate the spirit of a unique community and to mourn its betrayal and destruction. […]