Trauma Care Coalition Challenges University of Chicago’s Bid for Obama Library: We say ‘no trauma center, no library’

[ May 8, 2014 | 0 comments ]

The University of Chicago wants to build the Obama Library.

But do they have a responsibility to serve the needs of the surrounding community before they get the honor and money that comes with the Obama library?

Please join us for a Town Hall about the Univ. of Chicago’s bid for the Obama Library.
May 8 from 6pm-8pm at University Church (5655 S University)

Check out a great article about the event in the Sun-Times: 

Victoria Crider, a high school senior and FLY leader, who goes to school just seven blocks from President Obama’s house, says “the University of Chicago has long neglected the needs of black and brown communities on the South Side, including denying access to life saving trauma care, so why should they get the honor and prestige that comes with the Obama Library?”

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St. Edmunds Tenants Takes Action!

[ March 5, 2014 | 0 comments ]
March 11th @ 8:30am
2N LaSalle 
(Bus will leave from 6253 S Michigan at 7:30am)

This action will take Place at Chicago Low income Housing Trust Fund Board of Directors Meeting because Rev. Richard Tolliver is a board member and refuses to meet with his tenants to improve their living conditions by making the necessary repairs.

Tenants are demanding to meet with Reverend Tolliver so that he can do something about their inhumane living conditions, which including: rodents, leaky windows, mold, disrepair & more.

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