Illinois Clergy Press Conference at 10 AM on Thursday April 15th Speking Out On Governor Quinn Positions On Education and Pensions

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    April 15, 2010                                                     Roosevelt Watkins 773 719-3400




Who:                Pastor Roosevelt Watkins, Pastor Ira Acree, Pastor James Dukes, Pastor Marrion Johnson, Pastor Larry Roberts, Pastor Roosevelt Walker, Pastor Leonardo Gilbert. Pastor J. C. Boyd, Pastor Demetrius Kylce, Pastor W.J. Campbell, Pastor Steve Jones.



What:              Illinois Clergy for Education Reform, will conduct a press conference to discuss Education Budget crisis, and the need to maintain funding at the current level without cuts.  The Clergy will also respond to the Governor signing of the pension reform plan.  According to Pastor Roosevelt Watkins, "now is not the time to become silent on education issues.  Our top priority in Illinois at this time should be education funding and reform.  Education should not be the top priority in cuts.  We are facing a serious crisis, and we will need to serious steps to correct the problem."



When:              Thursday, April 15, 2010 @ 10:00am



Where:            First Unity Baptist Church

                        Pastor J. C. Boyd

5129 S. Indiana

                        Chicago Il


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