Activists Move for Court to Quash TIF Subsidy for Luxury Housing!

First posted January 18, 2017 Lawyers for activists who last year filed an Open Meetings Act lawsuit against the Chicago City Council, yesterday moved for the court to quash a City Council Continue Reading →

Homelessness advocates march in Uptown, shelter saved

Originally posted January 3, 2017 Excerpt from a Windy City Times article by Matt Simonette and Tracy Baim “This savvy pressure group was composed of ordinary people doing extraordinary things,” Continue Reading →

LGBT Activists Score Important Win vs. Chicago City Council

Originally posted December 22, 2016 A Cook County Judge ruled late Tuesday that the Chicago City Council violated Illinois’s Open Meetings Act (OMA) by refusing to allow members of the public to Continue Reading →

Rally and VICTORY March to CELEBRATE Saving of Uptown Homeless Shelter!!

Originally posted December 22, 2016 The homeless shelter at 941 W. Lawrence Avenue will remain OPEN!! While the politicians who caused the problem and have for so many months heartlessly harassed Continue Reading →

Monday Hearing May Force City Council to Stop Violating Open Meetings Act

Originally posted October 21, 2016 Judge to hear arguments on motion for injunction to force City’s immediate compliance, could make decision at end of hearing   CHICAGO – A Cook Continue Reading →

‘No TIF For Rich’ Demand Protesters During City Council Takeover Wednesday

Originally posted May 22, 2016   By Josh McGhee DNA Info May 18, 2016 CITY HALL — Organizers from various affordable housing agencies interrupted a City Council meeting Wednesday, chanting Continue Reading →

Be the Cure for a Bad Case of TIF: Just Vote NO!

Originally posted March 3, 2016   Petitioning Members of the Chicago City Council Committee on Finance and Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards to oppose the request by Montrose-Clarendon Continue Reading →