February 2022 Business Meeting

Registration for the February 10, 2022 CALL Business Meeting is now open. Please see your email or reach out to Philip Johnson for the registration link.

Meeting Date: Thursday, February 10, 2022

Location: Zoom

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Please stay on Zoom after the meeting to network and catch up with CALL friends.)

Cost: free

Speaker: Monica Eng is a reporter for Axios Chicago where she co-writes a daily newsletter with Justin Kaufmann about news, food, health, sports, education, culture and more. Before starting at Axios, Monica was the Curious City reporter at WBEZ, where she reported on food, health, cultural and environmental issues starting in 2013.

Monica started her journalism career in newspapers, writing and editing at the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun Times from 1985 to 2013. Monica has won multiple writing awards and been nominated for the James Beard Award five times. She is a fourth generation Chicagoan whose children are fourth generation Chicago Public School graduates.

Community Service: In connection with the February business meeting, the Community Service Committee recommends supporting the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM).

The CAAM is a nonprofit organization dedicated to presenting stories about Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible. Their work challenges negative images of Asian Americans and inspires empathy and inclusiveness. The CAAM funds, produces, distributes and exhibits works on Asian American experiences in film, television, and digital media; provides filmmakers with training, funding, distribution, and access to professional networks; and connects filmmakers to people and communities in schools, community centers, theaters, and neighborhoods.

The Center for Asian American Media accepts donations over the phone, by check through the mail, or online. To donate over the phone or by check, click on the “More Info” link on their online donation web page for instructions. To donate online, go to https://prod3.agileticketing.net/websales/pages/DonationInfo.aspx?doninfo=57~2d5a1bf7-6a80-40a8-bcde-281be6b8d883&epguid=81d92d9b-f2a0-4261-8210-f92ba0c0b947&

Door Prizes: Two gift cards will be raffled during the meeting courtesy of LexisNexis.

Registration ends February 8th.

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