#OccupyPalmSunday 2017

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.

Las Posadas 2016: Action for Public & Affordable Housing in Logan 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.

Homecoming

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 (rachel.a.coffee@gmail.com; 262-498-9133).

Letter from Rev. Drew Rindfleisch

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

Lathrop Action Continues…a note from Pastor Bruce Ray

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

70 Acres in Chicago: Cabrini Green

“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