Chicago Indymedia contributor and activist Chris Geovanis, 1959-2024


presente!Chris Geovanis, co-founder of the Chicago Independent Media Center, and a longtime contributor to Chicago Indymedia with her writing, photography, radio, and television work, and a longtime Chicago activist on a host of progressive campaigns and struggles, died on February 12, 2024.

Chris also co-founded HammerHard MediaWorks, founded Chicago Media Action, and contributed to Free Speech Radio News, CounterPunch, Truthout, and CommonDreams, as well as serving as the communications director for the Chicago Teachers Union (radio excerpt). Some of her further contributions, with Chicago Indymedia and elsewhere, are listed below.

In Memoriam: Kuratko Nosek: Christine Anne Geovanis | Chicago Teachers Union: Rest in power, Christine Geovanis | Organizing My Thoughts - With Grief and Gratitude: Remembering Christine Geovanis | USPCN, AAAN honor the life and memory of Chris Geovanis, fighter for Palestine liberation | Hyde Park Herald: Christine Anne Geovanis, CTU communications director and lifelong social justice advocate, dies at 64 | Politico: Rest in power, CTU Communications Director Christine Geovanis

Selection of Chris' CIMC work: Report on rally for Brad Will at Mexican consulate | M18, 2006 Antiwar Protest | Cops Arrest Seven Peace Activists at Taste of Chicago | Chicago Independent Television: Chicago Rally in Solidarity with the People of Egypt | Workers Occupy Republic Factory in Chicago | Whack Job: Conflating Character Assassination With Investigative Reporting in the #NATO3 case | The murders of Rekia Boyd and Trayvon Martin -- and the colorline of authority | Beloved community activist Beauty Turner dies | Thousand march to oppose police repression in run-up to NATO summit

Biographies: Twitter | Muck Rack | Facebook

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