Who Are We?Action Now is a grassroots community organization of working families fighting for change in our communities!
What are you interested in?
- RT @constantnatalie: .@ActionNowChi activist: i've been here for decades & we don't need any school closings in Englewood Keep fighting #cp… posted 1 hour ago
- RT @70torinoman: “@ActionNowChi: the community is being driven in a direction that is no good for us #CPSclosings #EDUjustice http://t.co/v… posted 1 hour ago
- RT @gregrgoodman: . @ActionNowChi: the community is being driven in a direction that is no good for us #CPSclosings #EDUjustice http://t.co… posted 1 hour ago
Tag Archives: minimum wage
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
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
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 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
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
The first of a series of reports on low wage workers commissioned by Action Now and Stand Up! Chicago was released on December 4th, 2012. “A Case For $15: A Low Wage Work Crisis” details the impact of low wages … Continue reading
*Update* ABC Channel 20 and NBC Channel 17 in Springfield covered Action Now members rallying outside of the Capitol Building on Wednesday, November 28th demanding a raise in the minimum wage! Click here for ABC video & click here for … Continue reading
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
We at Action Now support any effort at any level of government that gives the 99% a raise! That goes for federal, state, and any other unit of government. We created Raise Illinois, which is a coalition of community, religious … Continue reading