Today we are insisting on a new social contract. A contract that holds the people charged with defending and protecting us accountable for their deeds and misdeeds. A contract that does not criminalize poverty. A contract that does not collude with detentions and deportations.
This year’s action will begin with a joint worship service at Humboldt Park United Methodist Church (2120 N. Mozart St.) beginning at 10:30am and ending by noon. Following a light lunch for those marching, there will be a street parade — a procession with palm branches and signs — ending on the east side of Palmer Square.
Finally, in the 35th ward, we may find the promise of “room at the inn” – housing justice and development that prioritizes people over profit. With this action, LSEA celebrates the hope of “room at the inn,” even while we continue to demand full public/affordable housing justice.
As part of the evening, we would like to provide refreshments and snacks. We also love to have someone provide entertainment from 7:00 – 7:30. If you are able to help out with any of these things, please sign up here and reach out to Rachel if you have other questions (firstname.lastname@example.org; 262-498-9133).
Dear siblings in the struggle, Happy Summer and Blessings to you all in your organizing! It has been a very busy finish to the Spring season: San Lucas celebrated Mother’s Day with our founding pastor and UCC Illinois Conference Minister Jorge Morales. We also hosted a breakfast for affordable housing advocates and marched on California
Hi everyone, On Monday, I attended the Lathrop Leadership Team meeting, where the TIF process was on the agenda. However, before I get to the TIF, the Lathrop Local Advisory Council (LAC) has planned a protest at the CHA Board Meeting on June 21. They will be protesting the elimination of 525 units of public
YOU’RE INVITED TO THE Logan Square Ecumenical Alliance GUTTER “BALL” (Where the Church Meets in the Alley) Sunday, June 5, 2016 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm * at Diversey River Bowl 2211 W. Diversey Parkway (at Logan Blvd.) Enjoy 2 Hours of Bowling Pizza and Soft Drinks while getting to know brothers and sisters from
we need someone (1 person) to pick up our seedlings sampler box on the morning of May 14th. Distribution of the boxes is from 10:00am to 11:00am.
St. Luke’s, we are invited to join Kimball Avenue Church and the Kimball Avenue Community Garden on a Nature Outing on Saturday, May 14.
“For 70 years, there stood a Chicago public housing community known as Cabrini Green. Home to thousands, misunderstood by millions, Cabrini Green once towered over Chicago’s most valuable neighborhoods. A looming reminder of inequality and poverty, Cabrini’s high-rises were demolished and an African-American community cleared to make room for another social experiment: mixed-income neighborhoods. Shot