[EDIT] By no means is this comprehensive or current.

Public scholarship is a huge part of who I am, not just as a student, but as a person. For the past two years, I have volunteered as a public historian and content writer for Chicago non-profit, Chicago for Chicagoans, and strategic communication planning with Gary, Indiana non-profit, Decay Devils, on a Knight Foundation Grant funded project. Both of these roles have given me the opportunity to further explore the intersection of community and communication.


Feel free to check out upcoming and previous video lecture events (and F2F, local guidelines and social distance requirements permitting):

Chicago for Chicagoans June 1, 2020

Note:The speaker fee from this lecture was donated to Brave Space Alliance, the first Black-led, trans-led LGBTQ Center located on the South Side of Chicago, dedicated to creating and providing affirming, culturally competent, for-us by-us resources, programming, and services for LGBTQ individuals on the South and West sides of the city.

Please donate to them if you can, or follow their social media channels for ways to get involved with direct action.

Backburner what you learned on Mad Men, because we are digging into Chicago’s history of “commercial magicians and priests of consumption.” Posted by Chicago for Chicagoans on Monday, June 1, 2020


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