CHA Protest Tuesday June 24th against Walsh Construction Company and others that don't enforce empowerment of local contractors, current and former CHA residents and local community residents
Protest at CHA (Chicago Housing Authority) Tuesday June 24th @ 11:00 AM by CHA residents and community against Walsh Construction Company and others who exclude laws to include local contractors, residents on CHA development projects
BREAKING NEWS - CHA residents, community groups and others will stage protest Tuesday June 24th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 pm (press conference at 11:00 AM) in front of CHA Headquarters located at 60 East VanBuren to protest Walsh Construction Company being considered or awarded the General contract to redevelop the Altgeld development for Walsh's history of neglecting Black community contractors and workers;
and calling on CHA to meet with community for more transparency and compliance process on Section 3 enforcement for hundreds of millions of dollars in community contracts and jobs STILL not reaching the Section 3 federal mandate for specific hiring of community contractors, CHA residents, CHA resident owned businesses and low income residents.
For more details contact 312-371-2995. Join us in publicly standing up to Walsh and for empowerment of the local community in TAKING BACK the hundreds of millions of dollars in contracts and jobs taken from our Section 3 qualified businesses and residents and community jobs!
We will help stop the violence in our urban communities when we stop the economic violence that causes far too many of our urban residents to be caught up in gang, drug, and other illegal economies when they should be working legal jobs that should come local development contracts like CHA has they they and our elected officials for far too long have allowed to exclude local contractors and workers.
Chairman & COO National Black Wall Street Chicago
(Rev. Willie T. Barrow Consumer Education and Consumer Action Project)
Founder/Lead Organizer, Illinois Voter Restoration Civic Education Project
Chief of Staff to National Chairman, National Black Wall Street USA
"And The Ordinary People Said" News Blog, www.chicagonow.com
Chairman, Community Reinvestment Organizing Project
Listed in 2012 Edition Who' Who In Black Chicago
4655 South King Drive, Suite 203
Chicago, Illinois 60653
The Rev. Al Sharpton calls Mark Allen "one of Chicago's legendary political activists and one of the best organizers of his generation"