Posts tagged "Chicago City Council"

Ed Burke Presents Community Activists Gator Bradley and Andrew Holmes City Resolution for Rallying Public Support to Help Solve Tragic Slaying Of Betty Howard, Caused by Stray Bullet

Community Activists Recognized for Rallying Public Support to Help Solve Tragic Slaying Caused by Stray Bullet Alderman Edward M. Burke (14th) officially presented a City Council resolution to Wallace “Gator” Bradley (left) and Andrew Holmes (right) recognizing their efforts to rally community support to assist police in solving the tragic murder of Chicago educator Betty... Read more »

City Hall Protest at City Council Meeting on CHA Lack of Enforcement of federal Section 3contracts and jobs and against Walsh Construction Company

Because of today’s Chicago City Council Meeting demonstrators are taking their protest to City Hall to let our local elected officials know of their fight for over $100 Million dollars in community jobs and contracts that are NOT coming to the local communities as required by the federal Section 3 laws requiring it!! And letting... Read more »

Funeral Services Held Friday November 16 for former Chicago 15th Ward Alderman Theodore "Ted" Thomas

Funeral Services Held Friday November 16 for former Chicago 15th Ward Alderman Theodore “Ted” Thomas Theodore Thomas better known to his family as “Ted” was born August 3, 1936 in Houston, Texas. He was the son of Walker and Ruby Thomas and the eldest son of six children. He departed his life on November 10,... Read more »
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CHICAGO MAYOR EMANUEL, CHICAGO CITY COUNCIL, MAJOR MEDIA CONTINUE TO IGNORE MAYOR HAROLD WASHINGTON AT CITY COUNCIL MEETING WEDNESDAY APRIL 18th

CHICAGO MAYOR EMANUEL, CHICAGO CITY COUNCIL, MAJOR MEDIA CONTINUE TO IGNORE MAYOR HAROLD WASHINGTON AT CITY COUNCIL MEETING WEDNESDAY APRIL 18th!! Today (Wednesday, April 18th) is the first public Chicago City Council Meeting immediately after the April 12th date of Harold Washington’s historic election as Chicago’s first Black Mayor; followed by the date of April... Read more »

Community Banking Coalition Renews Calls For City Council Hearings On Rising Bank Fees

HOW DO BANKS FIND A WAY AROUND FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORMS? RAISE FEES ON BASIC BANKING SERVICES! Bank of America announced last week that beginning in January, the institution will charge a $ 5.00 per transaction fee on debit card purchases, and now today, Citibank has announced it will raise its’ fee on low-balance account from... Read more »

Public Safety Committee Sets Hearing Monday June 6 for New Chicago Police Chief, Organizer Meeting Tuesday May 31 at 7:00 PM !

Public Safety Committee Sets Hearing Monday June 6 for New Chicago Police Chief, Organizer Meeting Tuesday May 31 at 7:00 PM ! by Mark S. Allen on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 6:29am    The newly named Public Safety Committee, headed by Alderman Balcer (11th Ward) which replaces the Police and Fire Committee is convening a... Read more »
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Re-Elect Chicago's 20th Ward Alderman Willie B. Cochran

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Alderman Carrie Austin To Sponsor Municipal Depository Community Reinvestment Ordinance

From Mark S. Allen, Chair of The Community Banking Coalition, and member of The Monroe Foundation’s Community Reinvestment Organizing Project 312-624-8351 or 773-392-0165                    VICTORY! ALDERMAN CARRIE AUSTIN TO SPONSOR MUNICIPAL COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT ORDINANCE !!   Alderman Carrie Austin, 34th Ward, City of Chicago Agreed today to Sponsor the Municipal Depository Commitment to Community Reinvestment, Transparency and... Read more »

Chicago City Council Hearing On Rising Bank Fees On Poor People Monday, February 7th

Chicago 3rd Ward Alderman Pat Dowell introduced a City Council Resolution regarding the plans by Chase Bank and others to raise bank fees on account holders who can no longer maintain an account minimum of $500 which will hurt so many poor people and others on fixed incomes etc!! Contact: Otis Monroe, CEO of The... Read more »
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City Council Public Hearing Monday February 7th On Chase Bank Fees On Economically Struggling Families