By Mirjam Quinn.
Good afternoon everyone, and happy Cinco de Mayo!
Here are some suggestions for marking the anniversary of the Battle of Puebla during the French and Mexican War, during which the Mexican army, despite being outnumbered 3 to 1, emerged victorious over Napoleon III’s troops.… Read More Local Activism Weekly Round-up, May 5
Teen Vogue for the Win (again). Big May Day rallies for immigrant and worker rights in Chicago. Know Your Rights, Southwest Side edition, and more. April 30th, 2017.… Read More Southland Immigration Weekly News and Links, April 30, 2017
By Mirjam Quinn.
I, like most people, felt pretty overwhelmed, uninformed, and generally confused about the many complexities involved in the building tensions with North Korea. I found the article linked below to be useful in helping me sort out at least some of the multiple issues and old conflicts involved… Read More Local Activism Weekly Round-up, April 28
A great big thanks to everyone who joined us for the March for Science Chicago Saturday, April. 22! An estimated 40,000 scientists and their supporters attended the Chicago march including about 20 from the Beverly Area CPA. “We wanted to represent as a group,” said Greg Owen-Boger, one of the CPA organizers and long-time Beverly… Read More Beverly CPA at the March for Science
News, links and action for this week. Don’t miss the March for Science Chicago on Saturday! The Beverly Arts Center hosts “A Constant Struggle”. Illinois state house on recess.… Read More Local Activism Weekly Round-up, April 19
Mirjam Quinn and Lisa Catania, psychotherapists in private practice, are both offering support groups for any of our fellow political activists who may be struggling with figuring out how to balance the energy and power that activism requires with the self-care and downtime that we need in order to remain emotionally healthy. Resilience, self-care, a sense of humor/camaraderie and optimism are qualities that are critical to thriving in the face of difficulty. … Read More Activist self-care sessions led by Beverly Psychotherapists. Enroll!
News, links and action for this week. The Illinois legislative season is well underway. Several important bills are under consideration. There are also some upcoming protests planned…..… Read More Local Activism Weekly Round-up, March 17