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Monthly Archives: July 2012
On June 24th, Action Now members joined hundreds of other working people in Chicago at the Thompson Center to demand a raise in the minimum wage! Action Now members in other areas of Illinois also held similar protests in Springfield … Continue reading
Action Now held a protest on July 19th at Dunkin Donuts, a company that pays its workers minimum wage and offers no health benefits, calling for them to support raising the minimum wage in Illinois, as well as nationally. This … Continue reading
Action Now held a press conference and rally on July 13th in the Englewood community at 53rd and Laflin, where every corner of the intersection is a vacant lot. Members held this rally to voice their concern that the Mayor’s … Continue reading
Action Now Responds To Mayor Emanuel’s Plan To Demolish Vacant Buildings: We Must Rebuild, Not Destroy!
UPDATE: Action Now’s Rebuild Chicago plan no longer involves the Infrastructure Trust. For a summary of the new plan, click here. UPDATE: Action Now’s response to the Mayor’s plan to demolish buildings has started gaining traction in the media. Read … Continue reading