The commitment to Waukegan to College by executive director, Elyse Danckers, is well documented in this VoyageChicago.com article.
Metro IAF NY celebrated victory on June 13th after a relentless 5-year campaign to force Mayor Bill de Blasio to act on public housing renovations and to build 15,000 units of senior housing on land owned by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA).
Lake County United is a member of Metro Industrial Areas Foundation.
Lake County United is affiliated with the Metro Industrial Areas Foundation. Its 22 affiliates are in the East, Midwest, and Southeast United States (CT, DC, IL, MA, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OH, VA, WI). This PDF report summarizes the affiliates key victories of 2017.
A Chicago Sun-Times editorial -- "This is about following the money. One potentially effective strategy to reduce gun violence in Chicago and our nation, though underused, is to put the squeeze on gun-makers and dealers to make safer guns and better regulate their sale. And the way to put the squeeze on them is to threaten their profits."
Shareholders, including large institutional investors, successfully supported a resolution to hold a gun manufacturer to a measure of accountability.
Let’s Stop Jailing People Suffering from Mental Illness --
Here’s a question for you, whether you’re a Democrat, Republican, Independent, or just sick of the whole political process: If we could solve one of our major social issues in Illinois while saving millions in state funds and helping tens of thousands of people in need, would you be in favor of it?
Lake County United, United Power for Action and Justice, DuPage United and Fox River Valley Initiative hosted an action with the 10 candidates in the primary for Illinois State Attorney General on March 12, 2018. The link below is to the full length video of that event.
Saul Alinsky is one of the most misunderstood figures of the 20th century. Let’s set the record straight. This is an op-ed piece by Mike Grecan, a co-director of the Industrial Areas Foundation.
On a Tuesday evening recently, a parishioner called me because she found herself confronted with a family health crisis. Her adult grandson was suicidal and needed immediate help.
U.S. HealthVest will provide services ranging from children to seniors as well as substance abuse treatment. Having all the elements of a crisis stabilization unit, this hospital is a key component to diverting mental ill from jail.