Faith & Economic Justice

The Illinois Poor People's Campaign 40 Days of Action are taking shape, beginning with actions in Springfield on Mondays May 14, 21 and 28 at 2pm.

On Memorial Day morning, Sunday May 30, 1937, workers gathered at the Steel Workers Organizing Committee union headquarters and then advanced to Republic Steel, one of the largest and most successful steel companies in the country, for a peaceful protest and strike, seeking to sway company ow

Community Renewal Society

 Over 1,500 faith and community leaders rallied on Monday to honor the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the annual Community Renewal Society Faith in Action Assembly, held in First Baptist Congregational Church on Chicago’s West Side.

Rev. Larry Greenfield testifies that raising the minimum wage would make Chicago a leader not only on this defining challenge of our time, but also in the recovery of American democracy.

Overall this was a very difficult legislative session in the Illinois General Assembly. But, we are not giving up or slowing down.

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