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- Felicia Hilson, Bethune parent, speaks abt student-teacher-parent bonds that CAN NOT be replaced! #CPSClosings http://t.co/WiRDN6nBYu posted 7 hours ago
- Bethune parent & @ActionNowChi member Felicia Speaking against ALL #CPSClosings! #edujustice #solidarity #3daymarch http://t.co/vl71gYoSNi posted 7 hours ago
- . @ActionNowChi parents & kids leading the west side #3daymarch against #cpsclosings w/ @SEIULocal1 @CTULocal1! http://t.co/QIzCfu5Pr8 posted 7 hours ago
Monthly Archives: May 2012
On May 23rd, Action Now members joined thousands of people from labor, community and religious organizations to demand that our tax dollars go to create jobs and save public services, instead of to tax breaks for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, … Continue reading
Action Now leader Charles Brown taking press on a tour of his Englewood neighborhood to show how the money spent on NATO could have been better spent in Chicago’s communities that are suffering.
An increase in the Illinois Minimum Wage that has been championed by Action Now and a large coalition called Raise Illinois advanced out of the Senate Executive Committee on May 16th, 2012! The day after the vote we had over 100 … Continue reading
Action Now President Michelle Young and her son Eugene were profiled in the Chicago Tribune speaking about making protest art at the Stand Up Chicago office: “I first got involved in politics during Harold Washington’s run for mayor,” said Michelle … Continue reading
Action Now welcomes the numbers recently released by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Alderman Pat Dowell, showing the success of the Vacant Property Ordinance we created and advocated for over the course of two years. According to the Mayor, the city … Continue reading
Video of Action Now members Deborah Robinson and Donna Roberts-Williams speaking at the protest in Detroit about the effects of the greed of the richest 1% on the well being of the hardworking 99%. Video by Aaron Krager, read the … Continue reading