Posts tagged "florence cox"

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 »

WVON Discusses New CPS Black History Curriculum with Former CPS President Florence Cox Wednesday, March 6th at 5:00 PM

Please tune into WVON’s Cliff Kelley show TODAY, Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at 5:00 P.M. to hear Florence Cox, president of the WE CAN, INC. Committee (and former President of The Chicago Board of Education)  report on last Friday’s meeting with CPS/CEO Dr. Barbara Byrd-Bennett on getting CPS to obey the 1991 state law mandating... Read more »

Chicago Golf Outing To Help "Birdie Sisters" Thursday June 28 Hosted By NBC5 Chicago Reporter Christian Farr

The WE CAN, INC. Committee seeks to help enhance careers of the “Birdie Sisters” via golf outing event     CHICAGO, IL: The WE CAN, INC. Committee, headed by Former Chicago Board of Education President Florence Cox, is hosting a golf outing Thursday, June 28, 2012, at the University Golf Club, 23520 Crawford Avenue, University... Read more »

Chicago Black Leaders Stand Firm On Chicago Remap

“Mark Allen is One of Chicago’s legendary political Activists” (Rev. Al Sharpton) STATEMENT FROM VETERAN BLACK POLITICAL ACTIVIST IN RESPONSE TO LATINO’S PUSH FOR MORE WARDS – “NOT AT THE EXPENSE OF MAJORITY BLACK WARDS! – BLACKS ARE STILL THE MAJORITY OF CHICAGO’S POPULATION!” Mark S. Allen, Chairman of Black Wall Street Chicago and Chairman... Read more »

Former Senators Howard Brookins, Sr and William Shaw Honored at Black Business Group Fundraiser December 8

BLACK BUSINESS GROUP HOLDS FIRST FUNDRAISER TO FIGHT FOR PARITY THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8 Former Senator Brookins, late Senator Shaw honored WE CAN, Inc, a coalition of business and community professionals, is holdings its first fundraiser Thursday, December 8, 2011, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Sportsman Inn, 4501 S. Cicero, Chicago, IL. The... Read more »

Chicago Business Group Says NO To Blacks Getting Less Wards In Remap

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 5, 2011 Contact: Florence Cox Phone No. 773-651-1200 BUSINESS GROUP SEEKS ‘NO’ VOTE ON REMAP BILL THAT REDUCES BLACK WARDS WE CAN, Inc., a group of dedicated businessmen and women seeking parity, equity and social justice for African Americans in Chicago, Monday called on the City Council to vote against a... Read more »

Chicago Black Business Group Seeks More Members To Rebuild Community

Black Business Group Seeks More Members to Rebuild Community WE CAN, Inc, a coalition of business and community professionals, has formed an organization to shore up and support the empowerment of both existing and future African American businesses needed to stabilize, maintain, expand and grow and has set a goal of 100 members needed to... Read more »