Rauner protest March 6th 2015
Black Friday Protests 2014
We Supported Workers This Week

Rally at Roskam’s office, Jan 23rd, 2017 demanding Action on Climate

I was a speaker at this Sierra Club  rally at the office of Congressman Peter Roskam, which  was well-attended, high-energy, and effective.  See the following links for  press coverage: http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elgin-courier-news/news/ct-ecn-roskam-protest-st-0124-20170123-story.html http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/arlington-heights/community/chi-ugc-article-break-with-trump-on-climate-change-constit-2017-01-23-story.html w video http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170123/news/170129515/ w video http://www.kcchronicle.com/2017/01/24/advocates-urge-roskam-to-accept-science-act-on-climate-change/ay9jsww/?page=2 (click thumbnail to play) Please note that the write-ups contain some inaccuracies.  I am a member of the… Continue Reading

Just Transitions Program from November 15th–Now you can see the video

On November 15th,2016,  Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice, along with Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and Justice,  held a third program in our Just Transitions series, a dialogue about how the US can transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.  Here’s the link to the video of that program.  The venue was Lombard Mennonite Church… Continue Reading

We Support State Workers in Illinois!

Yesterday (Tuesday, Oct  18th) , West Suburban activists, including some members of Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and Justice,  and our allied organization Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice, united to call on Sen. Oberweis and Rep. Wheeler to stand with their constituents, not Governor Rauner’s anti-family, anti-worker agenda.We heard testimony about social service providers who… Continue Reading

Lasalle street tax sign-on letter for legislators

LST-Legislator-sign-on-letter PDF Governor Rauner, As elected representatives of the people of Illinois, we express our outrage at your proposed “Turnaround Agenda” for Illinois, including proposed budget cuts. The Agenda would slash funding for programs that are vital for Illinois communities and individuals. We are deeply disturbed by the callous disregard for the well‐being of Illinois’… Continue Reading

Community Meeting on the State Budget, Human Services and Attacks on Workers’ Rights!

Join Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice, Chicago Jobs with Justice, the Alliance for Community Services and allied organizations for a community meeting on the crisis over our state budget and the governor’s attack on union workers. Protect Workers’ Rights! Fund Vital State Services! Raise Revenue the Right Way! Sunday July 19th 2:00 – 4:00 PM… Continue Reading

Community Meeting on the State Budget, Human Services and Attacks on Workers’ Rights!

Join Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice, Chicago Jobs with Justice, the Alliance for Community Services and allied organizations for a community meeting on the crisis over our state budget and the governor’s attack on union workers. Protect Workers’ Rights! Fund Vital State Services! Raise Revenue the Right Way! Sunday July 19th 2:00 – 4:00 PM… Continue Reading