The Chi DNA Speaker Series collaborates with community groups, schools, and other institutions/people. With its academic roots and community integration, Chi DNA is positioned to analyze, discuss, and further call to action holistic solutions and dialogue around its many themes in a participatory nature.
Movement, Media & Municipal Elections
On February 20th, Cup & Spoon (now Harrison's Cafe and Clubhouse) hosted Chi DNA: Movement, Media, and Municipal Elections, a multifaceted, community-engaging event featuring youth spoken word performances, the Chi DNA Episode 3 micro-documentary premiere, interactive movement activities (InterPlay), voting information, and participatory discourse around the intersections of voting, civic engagement, systemic violence, and radical politics. Read more the Chi DNA collaborators at Interplay.org and NoCopAcademy.com.
DePaul University Honors Program &
Bourbon 'n BrownTown
On October 5, 2018, the DePaul University Honors Program hosted SoapBox's affiliate podcast Bourbon ’n BrownTown in this live podcast recording tackling the Honors Program’s themes of the year, exile and refuge, as well as local/global displacement as a whole. After introducing SoapBox, the Chi DNA project, and the Bourbon ’n BrownTown format, BrownTown, their guests Jessica Puri and Heavy Crownz, and the university audience watched the Chi DNA Micro-Doc Episode 3 as a springboard for their discussion and following Q&A.