Canright Calendar

Canright Calendar

The Canright Calendar is a weekly newsletter compilation of networking and engaging events around the Chicago areas. These are events that we attend and want to share with our readers. Want to get these in your inbox? Sign up for our email list here.


At our featured events, hear about resources available to our youth from local leaders, refresh your career mindset, and make a lasting impact on our community.

You are doing a great job! Remember the three W’s: watch your distance, wash your hands, and wear a mask.

Money Mondays with Melissa: Preparing Our Youth Today

Monday, September 21, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm CDT – WEBINAR
“Money Mondays with Melissa: Preparing Our Youth Today” will bring leaders of some of the highly sought youth organizations in Chicago on a panel to showcase the vast amount of programs and resources available to low-income and first-generation-to-college students to help them get to and through college. This panel will also show students why it’s important and how they can get involved and what resources are available to them. REGISTER

A New Mindset to Advance Your Career

Tuesday, September 22, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm CDT – WEBINAR
There are lots of unknowns and self-doubt is a reality that can leave you going in circles with major decision fatigue. How do you show up from a place of passion, creativity and intention while feeling fulfilled at the end of the day? It’s all about your mindset. This interactive virtual training will walk you through the steps needed to refresh your thinking while giving you the tools to find your best self and share that passion with your professional network. REGISTER

PWCC Benefit Event for Sweet Beginnings, LLC

Thursday, September 24, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm CDT – WEBINAR
Join the women of PWCC for a community outreach event featuring Sweet Beginnings LCC. This event will include a presentation from Sweet Beginnings participants and all proceeds will benefit their organization. We are pleased to partner with Sweet Beginnings and raise awareness of their mission to help formerly incarcerated men and women transition into the workplace. After the presentation, we will break out into groups for networking. REGISTER

First Responders Call

Wednesday, September 23, 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm CDT – WEBINAR
Join the Wright Foundation for a call dedicated to those who are in healthcare and are dealing with the trauma and uncertainty in their jobs, particularly as it relates to the COVID-19 epidemic. The First Responders Call is a place for you to check in on how you’re doing, and share poignant experiences with the group. REGISTER

Reading Recommendations

Elizabeth’s Bookshop & Writing Centre, founded by Rachel Elizabeth Cargle, is an innovative literary centre designed to amplify and celebrate marginalized voices. The catalog highlights, promotes, amplifies, celebrates, and honors the work of writers who are often excluded from traditional cultural, social, and academic canons. Elizabeth’s seeks to educate and re-shape the lens of readers—how they see themselves and how they view the world.

A percentage of all sales from Elizabeth’s will go to The Loveland Foundation to support their mission of making mental healthcare accessible for Black women and girls.

Discover More.

Anti-Racism Resources

This list was compiled by our friends at the Chicago Foundation for Women. To learn more about their organization, visit the CFW website

For White Allies

  • Compiled resources for our white community allies or those seeking to become allies can be found here.

For Latinx Allies

  • Compiled resources in Spanish for our Latinx community allies or those seeking to become allies with Spanish as their preferred language can be found here.
  • Recursos recopilados para aliados de nuestra comunidad Latinx o aquellos que buscan convertirse en aliados y su idioma de preferencia es el español se pueden encontrar aquí.

For Talking About Race with Children

  • Compiled resources for ways to speak to children about racism can be found here.

Get Ready for Spooky Fun!

Canright marketing coordinator Alexandra Sulack is an opera singer and voice teacher. She curates some suggestions for you, and this spooky season, we get to highlight one of her projects:

The Harbingers
Composer Rosśa Crean presents the world premiere of “The Harbingers” from Halloween Night 2019 at the historic Rosehill Cemetery in Chicago. Created with librettist Kendra Leonard, directed by Emily Brantz, the acappella opera tells the story of the harbingers of death who convene on Halloween Night to judge the fate of a recently departed soul. Alexandra Plattos Sulack sings the role of Hel, a Norse goddess of the underworld. Hel was one of the children of the trickster god Loki, and her kingdom is said to lie downward and northward. This one-act opera runs about 50 minutes and can be watched at any time on Youtube. Click this link to give it a watch(P.S. The opera is in English, and the video contains subtitles.)

Here are additional recommendations: 
Broadway Shows

Manual Cinema

Daily Embodiment Practices.

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