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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








Go Zack TV

Producer Zack Isaacs brings you an original, animated situational comedy.


Thursday, April 17, at 4 p.m. on CAN TV19

Chicago Students Dominate Math

It's Mathematics Awareness Month, and these teachers from Providence St. Mel believe all students can dominate math! Call in live to get homework help and work with them to solve math problems on live TV.


Live Thursdays at 6 p.m. on CAN TV21 and online at cantv.org/live

Perspectivas Latinas: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Latino Alliance


Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Latino Alliance discuss the role of Latinos in supporting the arts in Chicago.


Satuday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. on CAN TV21

En Espanol Sunday, April 20 at 4:30 p.m. on CAN TV21

Perspectivas Latinas: Healthcare Alternative Systems


Danny Olvera, Healthcare Alternative Systems, highlights the organization’s efforts to enroll people in Obamacare.


Saturday, April 19, at 8 p.m. on CAN TV21

The Decriminalization of Drugs


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


Sunday, April 20, at 9 a.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.


Sunday, April 20, at 10:30 a.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.


Sunday, April 20, at 1 p.m. on CAN TV21


Why is Palestine Taboo at Columbia College?


Columbia College professor Iymen Chehade leads a conversation of the Israel/Palestine conflict and whether courses addressing the topic are too controversial for Columbia and other universities, particularly when they share the Palestinian perspective.


Tuesday, April 15, at 12 p.m. on CAN TV21

Translation Matters


Authors and translators discuss the role literature plays in increasing global understanding, and the need to teach literature in translation.


Wednesday, April 16, at 12 p.m. on CAN TV21

Public Meeting: Clean Air in Pilsen


Troy Hernandez, Clean Air Pilsen, and other community organizations speak out against metal shredders, power plants, and other sources of air pollution in Pilsen.


Thursday, April 17, at 12 p.m. on CAN TV21