In the last few weeks, Chicago and Illinois have moved forward with protective measures for our immigrant communities amid growing concerns about how immigration enforcement is being conducted under this administration. We should care about how immigration enforcement is carried out. Immigration enforcement should be transparent, accountable, fair and follow the law. Immigration enforcement should… Read More Southland Immigration Weekly News and Links, May 24, 2017
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
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
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
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