Register here. NEARLY 77,000 PEOPLE ARE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS IN CHICAGO.
The city will receive $1.9 billion in discretionary funds through the American Rescue Plan.
Mayor Lightfoot spent over 60% of flexible funding from the CARES Act on policing, and
is now proposing that nearly half of the incoming flexible funding is spent on the city’s
debt rather than on what residents need. Join us to demand that our city does better this time. Together, we can create safe, stable housing for all.
The Raise Up IL coalition has introduced a package of bills that would generate billions of dollars in revenue by ending tax breaks for big corporations and ultra-wealthy individuals — and we’re demanding this revenue be used to fund expanded childcare, the Community Care Program for seniors, K-12 education, immigrant support services, tax relief for working people, and affordable housing.
This is a regular meeting of the JCUA Organizing Fellowship yearly cohort for college-aged young folks. Please reach out to Mara Wolkoff (email@example.com) with questions or interest.
- 12:30-1:15 pm: #EverybodyIn Platform Training and Jewish Framing: Safety for All, Healthcare for All, and Economic Security for All (there will no longer be a separate training on Tuesday, May 4)
- 1:15-2:00 pm: Virtual Roundtable with the IL Legislative Jewish Caucus
- 2:00-2:30 pm: Action Power (Half) Hour for IL Way Forward
Acts of Change is when our entire community comes together to recognize JCUA as Chicago’s Jewish voice for social justice. Featuring music, keynote speakers, and special guests, we will celebrate our recent victories and recommit to the work of transforming Chicago into a place that takes caBrire of all its residents. Please register and make a donation here.