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Category Archives: Violence Prevention
Action Now leaders have been quoted in the press lately speaking out about community issues that are plaguing our city and our nation as a whole! – On February 11th, Action Now leader Charles Brown and Action Now Executive Director … Continue reading
On October 18th and 25th, Action Now members held two big community meetings, one on the South Side and one on the West Side, to mobilize hard-hit communities around the issue of vacant buildings and Action Now’s Rebuild Chicago campaign. … Continue reading
Action Now members organized a police roll call and march in the North Lawndale community to help combat the violence and crime threatening the safety of families in the neighborhood. The event was held at 16th Street and Millard Avenue … 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
Action Now members in the Auburn Gresham community were concerned about the vacant buildings in their neighborhood that were left unsecured and unmaintained by the banks that were responsible for them. The buildings were left wide open to anyone who … 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
Action Now members, families and residents in Humboldt Park held a rally and press conference on April 19th, outside of a vacant building at 3808 W. Grand where a woman’s dead body was found on Saturday, April 14th, 2012. At … Continue reading
On April 2nd, Action Now members joined hundreds of people from other organizations and congregations for a march against violence. Since 2008, more than 630 young people have been killed in Chicago. This issue is very important to Action Now … Continue reading