Posts tagged "city council black caucus"

Aldermanic Agenda Menu For Incumbents and Candidates and December City Council Meeting

Aldermanic Agenda Menu For Incumbents and Candidates and December City Council Meeting after six years of waiting….  Time To Unite Around Million Dollar Aldermanic Menu and Parity Legislation led by our Aldermen Representing Majority Black Wards Aldermen’s Million Dollar Budgets should focus more on the community contractors and professional service providers from within their Wards... Read more »

Will Barbara Byrd Bennett, Mayor Emanuel Respond To Allegations That Blacks Locked Out Of $100 Million Food Contract With RFP Deadline April 30th?

Will CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett Ignore Grassroots Black Leadership Request  For Urgent Meeting Regarding Blacks Inability To Apply For New $100 Million Dollar Food Service Contract That Has April 30th Deadline? Does Mayor Emanuel and His City Contracting Department Approve This Exclusion of Black Community Food Manufacturer and Other Qualified Black Service Providers while doing... Read more »

City Black Caucus Announces Public Support Of Ed Gardner and The Challenge To Chicago Mayor Emanuel Over Lack Of Black Contractors and Workers On City and Community Job Sites

Brookins supports Gardner, vows to hold hearings on lack of jobs for blacks By Chinta Strausberg Referring to Ed Gardner’s rally for jobs held Sunday at 95th and Western, City Council Black Caucus Chairman Ald. Howard Brookins (21st) Sunday said the Caucus is fully supportive of the goals of Gardner and his supporters in calling... 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 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 »

Chicago Black Activists Applaud Black Being Selected 1st Deputy by Chicago Police Superintendent-Designee Garry McCarthy, now Lobbying for Ronald Holt's Retention As Director of CAPS

Today Veteran Black Community Activists Mark Allen and Wallace “Gator” Bradley applauded new Chicago Police Superintendent-Designee Garry McCarthy’s selection of Al Wysinger as his 1st Deputy, a position that Wysinger as one of the finalists for Superintendent is uniquely qualified for and not just because of his Blackness.      A Coalition of Black community leaders... Read more »