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SEIU Security Officers Hold Halloween-Themed Flash Mob To Call For A Fair Contract Nearly 100 SEIU* Local 1 security officers and their supporters staged a rally and flash mob at the Thompson Center Wednesday to bring attention to their campaign for better wages and affordable health care. Read the full story by Aaron Cynic at Progress Illinois. (0)
'Pullman Is Magic' - How The Power Of Cooperation Transformed A Vacant Lot In Chicago “Communication, collaboration, cooperation—those are skills, not just words,” said Salim Al-Nurridinn, founder of the Healthcare Consortium of Illinois, while standing at the gate of the Cooperation Operation (Coop Op). As the sun slowly began to set on Chicago’s South Side, more than 100 people were gathered in front of a fence surrounding a brand new community garden. Read the full post from Aaron Cynic at Shareable by clicking here. (0)
South Suburban Chicagoans Oppose Proposed Quarry Residents of Robbins, Illinois – one of Chicago’s southern suburbs – are up in arms over a proposed quarry complex which would displace more than 100 families. While proponents of the quarry and mine say it would benefit the economically blighted village, opponents say the plan to build the complex was pushed through the village board quietly and without consulting many of the town’s residents. Read the full report by Aaron Cynic at Chicagoist by clicking here. (0)