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On November 15th,2016,  Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice, along with Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and Justice,  held a third program in our Just Transitions series, a dialogue about how the US can transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.  Here’s the link to the video of that program.  The venue was Lombard Mennonite Church and we were hosted by West Suburban Faith-based Peace Coalition.

Yesterday (Tuesday, Oct  18th) , West Suburban activists, including some members of Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and Justice,  and our allied organization Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice, united to call on Sen. Oberweis and Rep. Wheeler to stand with their constituents, not Governor Rauner’s anti-family, anti-worker agenda.We heard testimony about social service providers who… Continue Reading

LST-Legislator-sign-on-letter PDF Governor Rauner, As elected representatives of the people of Illinois, we express our outrage at your proposed “Turnaround Agenda” for Illinois, including proposed budget cuts. The Agenda would slash funding for programs that are vital for Illinois communities and individuals. We are deeply disturbed by the callous disregard for the well‐being of Illinois’… Continue Reading

Join Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice, Chicago Jobs with Justice, the Alliance for Community Services and allied organizations for a community meeting on the crisis over our state budget and the governor’s attack on union workers. Protect Workers’ Rights! Fund Vital State Services! Raise Revenue the Right Way! Sunday July 19th 2:00 – 4:00 PM… Continue Reading

Join Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice, Chicago Jobs with Justice, the Alliance for Community Services and allied organizations for a community meeting on the crisis over our state budget and the governor’s attack on union workers. Protect Workers’ Rights! Fund Vital State Services! Raise Revenue the Right Way! Sunday July 19th 2:00 – 4:00 PM… Continue Reading

LST-Legislator-sign-on-letter PDF Governor Rauner, As elected representatives of the people of Illinois, we express our outrage at your proposed “Turnaround Agenda” for Illinois, including proposed budget cuts. The Agenda would slash funding for programs that are vital for Illinois communities and individuals. We are deeply disturbed by the callous disregard for the well‐being of Illinois’… Continue Reading

Rauner protest March 6th 2015

Anti-union governor Bruce Rauner is touring the state bringing his anti-labor rhetoric to Elgin. He spoke at the Elgin Public House (219 E Chicago St, Elgin, IL 60120), on Friday, March 6 at 4:15 PM. NIJWJ joined a few friends to meet him. Continue Reading

This Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 2:30 PM start time at Third Unitarian Church of Chicago 301 N. Mayfield, Chicago, IL 60644 (This is two blocks east of Austin Blvd. and one block south of CTA Green line station at Austin). Program and light refreshments (NOTE: RSVP WOULD HELP TO DETERMINE REFRESHMENT PURCHASE) Speakers include… Continue Reading