Beware the City Budget!

Join us for a "City Hall Haunting" protest at 121 N LaSalle St., this Wednesday, October 27th at 8:30-10:30 AM, to demand City Council pass a budget that invests in communities. Using the money from the federal relief package, Chicago can make huge strides toward creating safe and healthy neighborhoods for everyone. The budget proposed by Mayor Lightfoot makes some of the investments that community advocates have been calling for - but Read more

Our Chance to Begin Healing Chicago’s Neighborhoods

We need your help to fix the Chicago budget so that our neighborhoods can begin to heal from decades of disinvestment and trauma.  Using the money from the federal relief package, Chicago can make huge strides toward creating safe and healthy neighborhoods for everyone. The budget proposed by Mayor Lightfoot makes some of the investments that community advocates have been calling for - but it leaves out far too many residents and puts Read more

Raise Up IL Statement on Passage of Illinois State Budget

Groups Pushing for Racial Equity and Growth of Illinois Economy Laud Inclusion of Corporate Loophole Closures in State Budget Chicago, IL – On Monday, May 31st, both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly voted to approve the 2022 state budget including closing $655 million in corporate tax loopholes used by Illinois’s wealthiest corporations to avoid paying their fair share. This budget provides for significant new investments in Read more