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Fellow Raise Illinois coalition members Women Employed and Action Now Institute recently released a report by Marc Doussard called, “Chicago’s Growing Low-Wage Workforce: A Profile of Falling Labor Market Fortunes”. The report dispels the common myth that all low-wage workers … 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
UPDATE: Action Now’s Rebuild Chicago campaign no longer involves using the Infrastructure Trust. Instead, it now proposes the creation of a city land bank. For more information on the updated plan, click here. Action Now held a press conference on … Continue reading