EACHI May 2023 Newsletter
Upcoming events and community happenings
Welcome to the monthly EA Chicago newsletter 👋
Check this space for upcoming events and a debrief of the best EA Chicago content from across the web.
Be sure to stay in touch during the month via our Eventbrite page and Slack workspace.
Upcoming Event Schedule
May Event Schedule
May Social Event: Vegan dinner at FancyPlants on Sunday, May 28th from 6-8pm; Event details can be found HERE.
June Event Schedule
June Speaker Event: Rebecca Herbst from Yield & Spread on Financial Independence and EA on June 14th from 6-8pm (virtual event; event details coming soon)
June Social Event: Park Social on Sunday, June 25th from 2-5pm (event details coming soon)
July Event Schedule
July Speaker Event: Samantha Kassirer on Psychology, Effective Altruism, and Global Priorities Research on Thursday, July 27th from 6-8pm (event details coming in June)
July Social Event: Park Social on Sunday, July 9th from 2-5pm (event details coming in June)
Best of the Web
EA Global: London is happening this month (May 19-21st)! Look out for recorded talks after the event on CEA’s YouTube channel.
Applications open NOW to attend EA Global: Boston from October 27-29th
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is out this month and, according to Vox Future Perfect, is “somehow the best animal rights movie of the year!”
For those of you interested in a career in AGI safety, check out the career advice posted to EA Forum this month.
Now out: a biography of philosopher, Derek Parfit by David Edmonds.
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is hiring research assistants in Evanston, Illinois, and the Philippines. Email Dean Karlan if you are interested in applying!
You can also check out all of the current opportunities at IPA here.
EA for Jews has been running some great EA Shabbat Dinners in NYC, DC, and Toronto. It would be awesome to get some going in Chicago! They’re a great way to connect with new people and explore topics relevant to effective altruism and Jewish tradition. Hosts receive funding and resources to run the dinner. All are welcome to participate, whether Jewish or not Jewish, new to EA or highly engaged! If you’re interested in attending or hosting a dinner in Chicago, please fill out this super quick form!
(Please contact the organizers if you have something you’d like featured here next month!)
We look forward to seeing you in person or online!