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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
*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
Action Now’s 5th Annual Reception “Bending Toward Justice” is a special benefit where we celebrate the past accomplishments and future endeavors of Action Now members. When: Thursday, June 28th, 2012 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Where: The Society Art Gallery, … Continue reading
An increase in the Illinois Minimum Wage that has been championed by Action Now and a large coalition called Raise Illinois advanced out of the Senate Executive Committee on May 16th, 2012! The day after the vote we had over 100 … 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