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Political Forum

A live call-in show featuring local politicians and questions from viewers


Chicago Newsroom

A weekly review of the latest news and events with local journalists and experts.


Hotline Live

Live, interactive call-in shows hosted by Chicago nonprofits








Organ Donor Awareness Month with Gift of Hope

Organ donors save lives. Find out how you can sign up to be an organ donor or get your questions answered by experts from Gift of Hope during this live, interactive show.


Fridays at 5 p.m. on CAN TV21 and online at cantv.org/live

Perspectivas Latinas: Semillas, La Sociedad Mexicana Por Derechos de la Mujer

Executive Director Laura Garcia shares the organizationís work mobilizing resources locally to support women-led projects in Mexico.


Saturday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. on CAN TV21

En Espanol Sunday, April 27, at 4 p.m. on CAN TV21 

Perspectivas Latinas: Sankofa Theater Company


Meet the people behind Sankofa Theater Company, where the stories of Chicago's marginalized and displaced communities get their time in the spotlight.


Saturday, April 26, at 8 p.m. on CAN TV21

En Espanol Sunday, April 27, at 4:30 p.m. on CAN TV21

Impact of Term Limits Nationally and Locally


Dr. Charles Leonard, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, outlines votersí opinions on term limits in Illinois during this event examining their impact.


Sunday, April 27, at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21

Term Limits Nationwide and in Illinois


Paul Hale, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, joins Alex Gilewicz and Alden Loury from the Better Government Association to explain the history of court cases and legislation leading to the current state of term limits in Illinois and beyond.


Sunday, April 27, at 12 p.m. on CAN TV21

Democracy Forum


Journalist Paul Street and other panelists give their take on the state of democracy in the U.S. today.


Sunday, April 27, at 1:30 p.m. on CAN TV21

Spoken Word Network- At Ease Sundays


Performers pay tribute to African American history during this showcase of performance poetry.


Monday, April 28, at 10:30 p.m. on CAN TV19


The Decriminalization of Drugs


Dr. Carl Hart, Columbia University, shares how witnessing the impact of drugs on society led him to support their decriminalization.


Tuesday, April 22, at 12 p.m. on CAN TV21

The Tasks of Feminism Today


What does “feminism” mean? Speakers from different perspectives weigh in on the role of feminism in affecting the wage gap, family life, and other aspects of the lives of women in the past and today.


Wednesday, April 23, at 12 p.m. on CAN TV21

Revisiting the Declaration of Rights & Sentiments


Scholar Anne Elizabeth Moore explores whether the Declaration of Sentiments, a founding document of the women’s rights movement in the U.S., is applicable to life today, and how it could be revised to fit a modern context.


Thursday, April 24, at 12 p.m. on CAN TV21