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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
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
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 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
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 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
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