Lake County United has much to celebrate and more opportunities to get involved.
Join leaders from Lake County United to engage gun manufacturers in making our communities safer. At this meeting, shareholders – including leaders from affiliates of LCU – will vote in support of a resolution requiring a report from gun manufacturers. We have invited key allies to join us in support.
September 25 at Congregation Solel, Lake County United held an action with 17 leader to witness a virtual shareholder meeting of the American Outdoor Brands Company (Smith and Wesson Gun Manufacturer) annual meeting. In this meeting a shareholder's resolution requiring the company to issue a report on what they are doing to curb gun violence AND THE RESOLUTION PASSED by a majority of stockholders. This is the second of the only two publicly traded gun manufacturers to pass this resolution. Lake County United joined affiliate organizations throughout the U.S.
If we could help make guns safer for children and other innocents who come across them by accident, and if we could make it hard to operate for dealers who are known to sell guns later found at crime scenes, would you be in favor of that? Do you know how easily you can become involved?
Lake Behavioral Hospital applied for a Conditional Use Permit that will allow the expansion of behavioral service offerings up to the 146 approved CON beds. Lake Behavioral Hospital purchased Vista West site and in March began to operate the existing 46 beds in the tower and received approval to add 100 beds. In order to add the 100 beds, they need a Conditional Use Permit.
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."