Posts tagged "Black Leadership Development Institute"

Switch From ComEd and Support My Full Time Black Leadership Development Institute At The Same Time

Switch From ComEd and Support My Full Time Black Leadership Development Institute At The Same Time . Go to my “Black Power” website and check out my Independent Representative link to www.blackpower.ampegyservices.com where you can now start saving money by switching your electric service, and at the same time support my leadership for each time... Read more »

Setting 1st 100 Days Chicago City Council Black Caucus Agenda June 29

The Rev. Al Sharpton calls Mark Allen “One of Chicago’s legendary political activists” MARK S. ALLEN, Daily News Blog/Commentary AND THE ORDINARY PEOPLE SAID www.chicagonow.com 773-392-0165   NEWS/COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT    ”Helping leaders lead”   Why Is Chicago Mayor Emanuel the only person promoting a 30, 60 or 100 Day specific checklist on his legislative/public policy accomplishments…. as compared... Read more »

Urban Partnership Bank Responds To Community By Not Closing Two Community Banks

VICTORY!                           Urban Partnership RESPONDS to Community Pressure   47th  Cottage Grove Location to STAY OPEN! 35th  King Drive CLOSED MARCH 17TH!     Urban Partnership Bank announced, quietly, that it will keep the 47th  & Cottage Grove branch OPEN, but will close the 35th & King Drive location, effective March 17th.   NO MATTER... Read more »
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Do You Want To Testify At Chicago City Council Hearing On Rising Bank Fees On Poor People's Accounts?

                            I WANT TO TESTIFY!   PREPARING FOR CITY COUNCIL HEARING ON  RISING BANK FEES AND PUBLIC POLICY ACTION!   Attached is the “CALL TO ACTION ON BANK ACCOUNTABILITY, TRANSPARENCY AND PUBLIC POLICY” agenda for Monday, January 24th, 1p.m. to 3p.m., Bronzeville Visitor and Information Center, 411 East 35th Street, 2nd Floor.     RSVP Name: Organization:... Read more »

WVON Discusses Community Challenge To New Shorebank Owners, Thursday, December 23rd

From Mark S. Allen, Board Member, Black Wall Street-Chicago;  Founder of The Black Leadership Development Institute, BLDI; Chair of The Community Banking Coalition, member of The Monroe Foundation’s Community Reinvestment Organizing Project Community Reinvestment Organizing Project Talks Bank Reforms                                        W/Santita Jackson                 The Santita Jackson Show                                  ... Read more »

Illinois State Treasurer-Elect Dan Rutherford Agrees To Meet With Community Reinvestment Organizing Project (COP) Leaders On Keeping State CRA Policy

Illinois Treasurer-Elect Dan Rutherford Agrees to Meet With Community Reinvestment Organizing Project (COP) Leaders to Discuss Keeping State CRA Policy Leaders of the Community Reinvestment Organizing (COP), a community reinvestment organizing and public policy initiative of the Monroe Foundation,  won the agreement of Illinois Treasurer-Elect Dan Rutherford, Republican, Pontiac, IL, to discuss continuance of the... Read more »
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Chicago Organizers/Activists Strategic CALL TO ACTION Meeting Friday, November 19th

COMMUNITY/POLITICAL ORGANIZERS CALL TO ACTIONStrategic Planning for 2011 Legislative Agenda For Chicago Mayoral, Aldermanic and other City CandidatesVeteran Activist Mark S. Allen, Process Chair 773-392-0165The Black Leadership Development Institute, BLDI, Voter Restoration Project, Community Reinvestment Organizing Project– Organizing Organizers “Back-To-Basics” in restoring ordinary citizens , organizations and institutions to the civic education process around grassroots... Read more »

Next Generation Leaders expose "Politics As Usual" In Chicago "Consensus" Candidate Selection Process

Congressman Davis gets the support POLITICS AS USUAL The Coalition to Select a Damn Mayor Respect the process was the theme word for this three month search to identify and provide the Black community, and the entire city with a viable candidate to compete for the 5th floor at City Hall. The tiresome process took... Read more »

Chicago Black Leaders Know That Just Proclaiming A "Consensus" Candidate Does Not Work In Elections

Alderman Toni Preckwinkle is the new Cook County Board President and the most recent example that when a group of Black leaders proclaim who a “consensus” candidate is for the Black community that Black candidates and politicians go against that consensus and win elections over the one that was the group of Black leaders called... Read more »
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Chicago Needs A New City-Wide Voter Education Program Among Civic Organizations and Institutions To Restore Hundreds Of Thousands Of Apathetic Voters Back Into The Political Process

The Black Leadership Development Institute, BLDI, Voter Restoration Project — Organizing Organizers “Back-To-Basics” in restoring ordinary citizens , organizations and institutions to the civic education process around grassroots public policy issues THE TIME IS NOW FOR A RENEWED CAMPAIGN OF VOTER EDUCATION With grassroots voter apathy at an all time high, with so much political... Read more »