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Experiences at Asian Pacific American Heritage Month events: Part 2

Aloha! In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the DePaul Humanities Center gave a lecture and-performance that combined philosophy, art, history, dance, and several other disciplines in order to investigate the nature of ethics, finding moral inspiration in the culture of Hawaii, and in the being of rocks. Yes, we are talking about ‘rocks’!… Read more »

Experiences at Asian Pacific American Heritage Month events: Part 1

Hi everyone! My name is Ha and I’m currently interning at Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago (Advancing Justice-Chicago). Since this is my first time in Chicago, Advancing Justice-Chicago has given me the best task ever! During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) in May, I will visit several cultural events and update everyone about my experiences… Read more »

A quick bite with Billy Dec

With just 4 days to our Milestone Awards Benefit it’s time to catch up with another awardee, Chicago restaurant and entertainment entrepreneur, Billy Dec.

5 minutes with Raaja Nemani

It’s time to learn a little more about one of our Milestone Makers, Raaja Nemani, CEO and Co-founder of Bucketfeet, a company that collaborates with artists from around the world to create a uniqe product.

Catching up with Jon Cotay

One of our Milestone Award recipients this year is the group behind Akira, one of the most exciting fashion retailers in Chicago! We caught up with co-owner Jon Cotay to find out about some of his favorite things.