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Join us in Chicago for a party and fundraiser celebrating In These Times' 42nd Anniversary!


6:00 p.m. Host Committee Reception

(for host committee members only)

7:30 p.m. Party and Raffle

Union League Club of Chicago

65 W. Jackson Blvd.

Chicago, IL 60604


Join us for an event honoring Barbara Ehrenreich, a 1976 founding sponsor of In These Times and best-selling author of Nickel and Dimed, as well as Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi, the co-founders of Black Lives Matter and recipients of the 2018 In These Times Activism Award, and Carla Minet, Executive Director of Centro de Periodismo Investigativo and recipient of the 2018 In These Times Voice of Progressive Journalism Award.

Admission includes complimentary drinks, hors d'oeuvres and dessert. Featuring live Chicago jazz and boogie music by renowned pianist Erwin Helfer.


This year's anniversary party will also include a raffle, where we'll be giving away some incredible prize packages. Winners need not be present to win.

You could win one of four Grand Prizes:

  • A one-week stay in a gorgeous Italian villa + airfare: Stay at Casale Monastero in Italy, a beautiful restored historic home with stunning mountain views located 30 minutes from the Sibillini Mountains and the Adriatic Sea. Private pool. Sleeps 8-10. Includes a $1,000 American Airlines gift certificate to cover airfare.
  • A one-week stay in England's "Friendliest Port" + airfare: Visit Amble, Northumberland, a sleepy coastal town on Britain’s north Northumberland coast famed for its breathtaking scenery, wildlife, small fishing boats, independent shops and history. Includes a $1,000 American Airlines gift certificate to cover airfare.
  • A one-week stay for two in central Italy + airfare: Experience the luxury of Hotel Leone Marche. Drink in the spectacular mountain views and the incredible regional wines at this boutique hotel in Le Marche, Italy. Includes a $1,000 American Airlines gift certificate to cover airfare.
  • Dinner with In These Times in Chicago: Enjoy dinner with In These Times’ staff prepared by chef Antonio Bolanos. This package includes 3 biodynamic wines from Italy.

Or one of several other awesome packages:

Explore Chicago: A one-night stay for two at the exclusive Union League Club of Chicago. Spend the morning on a Chicago River Architecture Tour and the evening at Steppenwolf Theater followed by dinner at nearby Trattoria Giana.

Read In These Times forever: A lifetime subscription to In These Times magazine.

In the Bag!: A luxurious leather bag by Hammitt Los Angeles and a 3-month membership to Cooper’s Hawk Winery wine club and a free wine tasting for two.

Midwestern Art Pack: A contemporary collage celebrating cranes and nature by Madison, Wisconsin based artist Gail McCoy; “Seeds of Resistance” poster from Minnesota artist Ricardo Levins Morales, and a fair trade “Heartland” t-shirt from Iowa’s own Raygun.

Southside Slugger: An autographed photo of Chicago White Sox second baseman Yoan Moncada and $50 Gift Certificate and swag bag from Chicago’s Revolution Brewing.

Cubs and Grub: An autographed photo of Chicago Cubs second baseman Ian Happ and a $50 Gift Certificate to Piece Pizza in Chicago’s Wicker Park.

Raffle prizes can be picked up at the anniversary party or from the In These Times office, or they can be shipped. Shipping costs are the responsibility of the winner.

  • 1 ticket for $25
  • 3 tickets for $50
  • 6 tickets for $75
  • 10 tickets for $100
  • 100 tickets for $750

Admission and raffle tickets are not tax-deductible.

To pay by check, send to: In These Times at 2040 N. Milwaukee Ave., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60647.

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