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Action Now joined the Chicago Teachers Union, Kenwood Oakland Community Organization, SEIU Local 1 and many others for a press conference at Mayo Elementary to announce plans for a 3 Day March For Education Justice called “Our City, Our Schools … Continue reading
Action Now is a member of the Keep Chicago Renting coalition which seeks to help renters living in foreclosed buildings. Renters are often forced out of their homes, not because they failed to pay rent or violated their lease, but … Continue reading
On April 24th, 2013 Action Now joined hundreds of fast food and retail workers that walked off their jobs to strike for a living wage of $15 an hour and the right to form a union without intimidation from their … Continue reading
Members of the community organizations Action Now and KOCO are held a protest outside of the Chicago Urban League (CUL) on April 11th because Andrea Zopp, the CUL President, supports CPS school closings that will destroy the very communities that … Continue reading
On March 27th, 2013 busloads of Action Now parents, students and community members marched to protest the Mayor and Board of Education’s plan to close 54 neighborhood public schools! We were joined by thousands of people from Chicago Teacher’s Union, … Continue reading
Yesterday, Action Now parents and community members are held a “School Board Bullies Bus Tour” traveling to the homes of three Chicago Board of Education members to protest schools closings and post suspension notice yard signs that accuse Board members … Continue reading
African-American faith leaders from Chicago and across the state of Illinois held a press conference on March 6th to announce their support for a minimum wage increase in Illinois to help working families in their congregations and communities. They also … Continue reading
On December 22nd, Action Now members joined low-wage workers and supporters from Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago, SEIU Healthcare Illinois & Indiana, ARISE Chicago, Albany Park Neighborhood Council, Stand Up! Chicago and others for a prayer vigil, march and sit-in … Continue reading
Rally Against “Fat Cats” At CPS And March To Office Of Mayors’ Rich Charter School Buddy Bruce Rauner!
Action Now joined the Chicago Teachers Union, Stand Up! Chicago and other community groups fighting to save public education for a rally and march on December 18th, 2012. The rally began outside of CPS Headquarters at 125 S. Clark where … Continue reading
On Thursday, December 13th, Action Now members joined the Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago and other community, labor and faith organizations for a rally and march downtown to demand that retail and restaurant workers be paid a living wage to … Continue reading