Who Are We?Action Now is a grassroots community organization of working families fighting for change in our communities!
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- Unlike #cpsboard, we aren't motivated by greed. We are fighting for our childrens lives & won't be stopped by a cowardly vote! #cpsclosings posted 3 hours ago
- RT @sickjew: "Emanuel has failed us. BBB has failed us. The Chicago Board of Ed has failed us." #CPSclosings (live at http://t.co/pVlWkm1mc… posted 4 hours ago
- RT @Karnythia: #CPSclosings won't save money. But they will destroy communities & get #Chicago kids killed. posted 4 hours ago
Monthly Archives: June 2011
Press Conference: For The First Time In 5 Years, Minimum Wage Workers Won’t Receive A Wage Increase!
On June 30th, 2011 at 77 W. Washington (Methodist Temple), Action Now along with the Raise Illinois coalition held a press conference to call attention to the fact that on July 1st, 2011, for the first time in 5 years, … Continue reading
Action Now members Alberta Brooks, Jackie Moody and Alderman Toni Foulkes were quoted in the Chicago Tribune’s front page article on June 24th, 2011 about vacant properties in Englewood! Click HERE to read the article! There is also an amazing … Continue reading
Action Now Along With Thousands Of Working People Protest Big Corporate Profits And Bonuses In “Give It Back” Rally!
On Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 Action Now members, along with thousands of other working people from unions, community organizations and religious organizations, marched and chanted through downtown Chicago and protested outside of the Hyatt Hotel where the Chicagoland Chamber of … Continue reading
Action Now members and Englewood residents held a “We Are Englewood” march and press conference on June 4, 2011 at noon to protest the lack of Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funds allocated to the Englewood community to rehab vacant buildings. … Continue reading