Grassroots Collaborative Statement on Governor Rauner’s 2017 State of the State Address Chicago, IL – On Wednesday, Governor Rauner delivered his third state of the state address without having successfully passed a budget. The following is a statement from Amisha Patel, Executive Director of Grassroots Collaborative. “Today, Governor Rauner attempted to borrow from the Trump […]
By bringing together organizations across movements, especially labor and community, we
have built a broad and deep base necessary for fighting the corporate interests working against all of our constituencies.
Grassroots Collaborative is hiring! People of color strongly encouraged to apply. For consideration, send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Amisha Patel, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls, please. Position open until filled. TITLE: Operations and Administrative Manager SUPERVISED BY: Executive Director SUPERVISES: n/a SALARY/HOURLY, EXEMPT OR NONEXEMPT: 25-30 hours a week, Nonexempt (Pay: […]
Illinois was in the national spotlight this week for taking action to hold Wells Fargo accountable for defrauding millions of customers. Illinois state Treasurer Michael Frerichs, Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers, and the Chicago City Council took action by withdrawing city and state funds and financial business from Wells Fargo. The move received coverage in […]
October 4, 2016 Contacts: email@example.com Gov. Rauner’s announced agreement on swap payouts to Wall Street banks lack details Coalition of educators and human service providers skeptical, demand disclosure of agreement terms SPRINGFIELD, IL – This morning, Gov. Rauner reacted to Illinois educators and human service providers who had gathered for a press conference to […]