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.
Peer mentoring provides support for first-generation, minority college students. Waukegan to College (W2C) is the result of Lake County United's study of educational issues.
A Sun-Times column written by Michael Gecan, co-director of the Industrial Areas Foundation, founded in Chicago by Saul Alinsky in 1940, which has local organizational affiliates in Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin and 18 other states.
Colin Kaepernick and other National Football League players are doing what Saul Alinsky, founder of the Industrial Areas Foundation, often advised: They are engaging in public action and achieving the first goal of any action—generating reactions. Read this opinion by Michael Grecan of IAF in this Wall Street Journal article (subscription required).
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is sending a message to America: He's going to be tough on crime.
To those so us who live, work and pastor in the killing fields of Baltimore, or Cleveland or Chicago, or the former killing fields of the South Bronx or East Brooklyn, that could be good news. We'll see.
Read the article written by leaders of Metro IAF, Rev. David K. Brawley, Bishop Douglas Miles and Michael Gecan.