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Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV) gives every Chicagoan a voice on cable television by providing video training, equipment, facilities, and channel time for Chicago residents and nonprofit groups. CAN TV’s five local, non-commercial channels reach one million viewers in the city of Chicago.



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The Teatro Luna Theater Company performs their latest play, Generation Sex, which explores how technology has revolutionized love, sex and relationships. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Teatro Luna
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David Kraft, Nuclear Energy Information Service, hosts a discussion about coal mining by way of blowing up mountain tops. Carson Brown, Topless America, Pam and Lam Richard, Eco-Justice Collaborative are guests. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: coal mining
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The South Shore Drill Team performs their 35th Anniversary Show in Chicago. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: performance, dance
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Youth perform a wide range of dance routines at the Gary Comer Youth Center. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: dance, performance
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Presented by CAN TV and the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago, Cine Latino features short films and animations from around the world that celebrate the diversity and themes of Latino cinema. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: latino, film
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Presented by CAN TV and the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago, Cine Latino features short films and animations from around the world that celebrate the diversity and themes of Latino cinema. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: latino, culture, arts, cinema
Crossraods Fund presents a reading by author and activist, John D'Emilio. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: gay rights, labor rights
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Journalist Dan Egan discusses the perils the Great Lakes face and the ways they can be restored and preserved for generations to come. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Dan Egan, water preservation
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The South Shore Drill team hosts its annual spring performance at the Gary Comer Youth Center. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
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Topics: performance, dance, Gary Comer Youth Center
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Nuclear Energy Information Service presents Ending the Nuclear Age Conference. Akiko Yoshida, Friends of the Earth, Tokyo, discusses the conditions in Fukushima, Japan following the nuclear disaster. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: neis, Ending the Nuclear Age Conference
This show is about the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation.  CAASE addresses the culture, institutions, and individuals that perpetrate, profit from, or support sexual exploitation. Their work includes prevention, policy reform, community engagement, and legal services.  CAASE creates and implements educational curricula that encourage high-school-age men to work against sexual exploitation and to work towards a future that does not have a need or a want for sex trafficking. This...
Topic: Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation
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The Energy Evolution Symposium hosts a discussion about energy efficiency. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: energy efficiency
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Short video created by youth from Video Machete in 2002.
Topic: youth
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In this installment of “Conversations at the Newberry,” David Denby and Adina Hoffman discuss the life and work of the brilliant chameleon Ben Hecht: sardonic Chicago newspaperman, scandal-seeking novelist, celebrated playwright, outspoken activist for Jewish causes, and the man Pauline Kael called “the greatest American screenwriter.”
Topic: The Many Lives of Ben Hecht
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The Chicago Public Library's Chinatown Branch hosts a traditional Cantonese Opera performed by the Zhaoqiu He Quyi Art Cultural Center. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network (CAN TV).
Topic: Zhaoqiu He Quyi Art Cultural Center
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Dancers incorporate a variety of apparatus such as suspended fabrics, bungee cords, hoops, swings and ropes, as well as delve into the expressive potential of a multi-dimensional dance floor. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: dance, performance
The Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation aims to end sex trade in the city by providing education to youth, community engagement and legal services, and also holding those involved in sex trade accountable. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: sex trade
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Roosevelt University hosts a conversation about the civil rights movement in Chicago in 1969. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: 1969 Chicago civil rights
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The Special Olympics Chicago Spring Games Opening Ceremony at Soldier Field. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Special Olympics, spring
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Progress Center for Independent Living's Diane Coleman introduces their Annual Meeting which includes testimony from people with disabilities who speak on behalf of living independently. This program was produced by Adapt of Chicago Productions. Adapt of Chicago is a CAN TV Community Partner.
Topic: disability
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On Saturday, June 15, Chicago's Puerto Rican community celebrated its 2013 Puerto Rican People's Parade on the city's Paseo Boricua, located on Division Street. Carmen Yulín, Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, was the parade's grand marshal. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Puerto Rican parade
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The Jazz Institute of Chicago presents the 5th Annual Latin Jazz Festival. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: jazz music
Illinois Humanities and The Arts Club of Chicago celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial of “The 1960 Kennedy-Nixon Debate” with a participatory reenactment of the first televised presidential debate. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Illinois Humanities, The Arts Club of Chicago, Paul Durica
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Short video created by youth under the supervision of Pros Arts Studio in 2005.
Topic: youth
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On the opening day of the Supreme Court's new term, a wide array of women's and reproductive rights activists gathered to demand: No abortion bans! Not now, not ever!
Topics: No Abortion Bans, Not Now, Not Ever!
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Presented by CAN TV and the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago, Cine Latino features short films and animations from around the world that celebrate the diversity and themes of Latino cinema. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: latino, film
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The UIC Union for Puerto Rican Students commemorates the anniversary of “El Grito de Lares,” Puerto Rico's first and only fight for independence from Spain, on September 23, 1868. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: El Grito de Lares, Puerto Rico
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National Able Network's Grace Jenkins introduces the Operation Access to Employment Fair for people with disabilities. Barb Wesolek also interviews Barbara Ganan and Kathleen Brannigan about the 2006 job fair. This program was produced by Adapt of Chicago Productions. Adapt of Chicago is a CAN TV Community Partner.
Topic: disability
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Scholars discuss the political, economic, and social implications the Trump administration will have on Mexico. This program was sponsored by the University of Chicago’s Katz Center for Mexican Studies and recorded by Chicago Access Network (CAN TV).
Topic: University of Chicago’s Katz Center for Mexican Studies
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The Puerto Rican Cultural Center talks about the two events that they have coming up in the fall. One will be about the Barrio Arts Fest on September 17th and 18th in which artist show they work. The second is Fiesta Boricua happening on September 4th in which el Paseo Boricua is turned into one big festival. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Puerto Rican Cultural Center
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Pedro Serrano and Danny Olvera of United Latino Pride discuss the organization's work in Chicago and the surrounding area. They also talk about their annual United Latino Pride Week. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: United Latino Pride Week
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The Jane Addams Hull-House Museum hosts a conversation with Lisa Dodson about the working class economy. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Lisa Dodson, working class economy
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Chicago for Abortion Rights hosted a march for abortion rights on March 5 to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Topic: March for Abortion Rights
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The 11th Annual Disability Pride Parade steps off in downtown Chicago. This program was recorded and streamed by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: disability
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The Aquinas Literacy Center offers a variety of educational programs from one-on-one tutoring to writing workshops to computer and language literacy classes to help immigrants learn English.  "Putting People First" is a community service of Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: adult education, immigrant services
Susan Bauer, Monserrat González y Ricardo García de la organización sin fines de lucro, Community Health Parntership of Illinois hablan del servicio de salud que proveen para los trabajadores migrantes latinos que laboran en Illinois. Este programa fue producido por Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: farm-workers, Latino
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The Neighborhood Writing Alliance hosts a conversation about how to stop the violence against women in the sex industry. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: sex industry
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World Can't Wait hosts a discussion about torture, crime and punishment in the Obama era. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: torture, Guantanamo
This show is about Latin United Community Housing Association. The topics that were covered during the show were Foreclosure Intervention Counseling and how the foreclosure crisis is hitting Latinos in Chicago, the Neighborhood Reinvestment program and about their Building Development programs. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Latin United Community Housing Association
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Presented by CAN TV and the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago, Cine Latino features short films and animations from around the world that celebrate the diversity and themes of Latino cinema. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: latino, film
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The Newberry Library gathers poets, scholars, historians, and archivists to discuss the historical context of Gwendolyn Brooks' groundbreaking first book of poems. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: poetry, poets, scholars, historians, and archivists
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Democratic candidates for Governor of Illinois share their views on policy ideas and issues, as well as equal pay, reproductive rights, equitable education, access to healthcare and rampant violence. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: candidates for Governor of Illinois
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The Chicago History Museum hosts a discussion on the ways race shaped and continues to shape Chicagoans experience of the city. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Chicagoans, racism
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The Newberry Library, The American Library Association and the McCormick Freedom Museum host a series of readings from challenged books. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: banned books
Panelists discuss the human toll of gun violence in Chicago and other places during the Human Rights Conference 2014 by Amnesty International. This program was streamed and recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Human Rights Conference, Chicago
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Chicago public high school basketball game coverage by the Hoops High youth video crew. This project was supervised by Free Spirit Media in 2000.
Topic: youth
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Raw Voices 2010 is showcase of youth made art. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Raw Voices 2010
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The Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women & Gender in the Arts & Media hosts readings by and about African women writers. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: African women writers
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Nuclear Energy Information Service presents Ending the Nuclear Age Conference. Dr. Arjun Makhijani, Institute for Energy and Environmental Research, discusses how low-carbon energy sources can serve as an alternative to nuclear power plants. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: neis, Ending the Nuclear Age Conference
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The Public Square, part of the Illinois Humanities Council, hosts scholar Martha Biondi, who examines the impact of the black power movement of the 1960's and 1970's on academia and colleges, including the establishment of Black Studies at universities. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: black studies, student organizing
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The Chariot Festival of India has been celebrated in Chicago for forty years. The annual festival is known for its free vegetarian food, music and meditation. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: India, festival
The BGA Shines a light on government and holds public officials accountable by conduction in-depth investigations;  advocating laws and policies that make government better; and encouraging regular citizens to join them in the fight for a government that respects our hard-earned tax dollars, and provides us with the services we're entitled to.  "Putting People First" is a community service of Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: politics, accountability
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Museum Tour and Exhibition Walk Through at the Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture in Chicago. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Balzekas Museum Of Lithuanian Culture
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Natya Dance Theatre performs “Rasa – The Essence of Emotion”, choreographed by Natya’s Founder and Artistic Director, Hema Rajagopalan at the Harold Washington Library. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Natya Dance Theatre, Hema Rajagopalan
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A forum with all Democratic candidates for Illinois Attorney General hosted by the Illinois Democratic County Chairs Association with Amanda Vinicky of WTTW as moderator. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Illinois Democratic County Chairs Association
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Chicago Dancemakers Forum launches a series of public dialogues with 2017 Lab Artist Jumaane Taylor and 2004 Lab Artist Hema Rajagopalan. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Jumaane Taylor, Hema Rajagopalan, Chicago Dancemakers
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The Newberry Library offers the first public presentation of its recently acquired Curt Teich Postcard Archives Collection, along with a panel discussion. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Curt Teich Postcard Archives Collection, Newberry Library
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An in-depth discussion on the physical laws and concepts underlying the scientific advances portrayed in the Star Wars movies. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: The Science of Star Wars
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Joel Margolis talks to pianist Christy Tomasiewicz about her music, her life and her role in the disability community. This program was produced by Adapt of Chicago Productions. Adapt of Chicago is a CAN TV Community Partner.
Topics: disability, music
Access Living hosts a discussion about health care reform. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: health care reform
Political scholar and activist Angela Davis lectures on "Feminism & Abolition: Theories & Practices for the 21st Century" at the University of Chicago's Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Angela Davis
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Members of Global Girls Chicago discuss their experiences visiting India. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: youth, performance
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Access Living's Monica Heffner and other disability activists gather for a conference to discuss disability rights and activism. This program was produced by Adapt of Chicago Productions. Adapt of Chicago is a CAN TV Community Partner.
Topic: disability
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Short video created by members of Erie Neighborhood House in collaboration with CAN TV in 2001.
Topic: Latino
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Community leaders and activists rally to raise awareness for pay equality in Chicago and around the world. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: pay equality, gender
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Author, Cecile Pineda and David Kraft, Nuclear Energy Information Service discuss the catastrophic nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station in Japan. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television
Topic: Fukushima
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The Newberry Library hosts their annual Bughouse Square Debates where the community gathers to debate important issues. This year's main debate is on "Who's to blame for the Great Recession?" This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Great Recession
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Activists demand an end to rape culture and gender-based oppression at this rally and march held on August 23, 2014. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: rape culture, feminism, women's rights
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American Library Association hosts a day of banned book readings. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: banned books
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Rob Rotman interviews Sarah Ailey about the history behind different terms used to describe people with disabilities. This program was produced by Adapt of Chicago Productions. Adapt of Chicago is a CAN TV Community Partner.
Topic: disability
The Health & Medicine Forum for Justice in Health Policy presented How COVID-19 Has Affected Our Health Care and Public Health Systems.
Topic: How COVID-19 Has Affected Our Health Care and Public Health Systems
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Women rights groups rally on the Supreme Court's Burwell v. Hobby Lobby decision. They feel it constitutes an immediate attack on women's health and reproductive rights. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: women's health, reproductive rights
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MEX talks speakers highlight the contributions of Mexicans and Mexican-Americans in education, politics, arts, business, immigration and civil rights. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Mexicans, immigration
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Now in its fifth year, SlutWalk Chicago gathers at Water Tower Place to fight rape culture and challenge mindsets of victim-blaming and slut-shaming. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: rape culture
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The annual Chicago African Summit and Community Resource Fair returns with a forum to reflect on critical issues facing the African immigrant and refugee community today, including immigration reform, refugee resettlement, affordable housing, employment, healthcare, and role of the diaspora in promoting democracy and providing humanitarian assistance. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: United African Organization, refugee, immgrant