Posts tagged "Governor Quinn"

COMMUNITY ADVOCATES MARK ALLEN AND OTIS MONROE TO MEET WITH AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILY COMMISSION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO DISCUSS GRANT PROGRAM TRANSPARENCY CONCERNS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2014 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Allen National Black Wall Street -Chicago Lead Spokesman (773) 392-0165 Otis Monroe The Monroe Foundation (773) 315-9720                                     COMMUNITY ADVOCATES MARK ALLEN AND OTIS MONROE TOMEET WITH AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILY COMMISSION              EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO DISCUSS GRANT PROGRAM  TRANSPARENCY CONCERNS Community advocates Mark Allen,... Read more »

Rev. Al Sharpton May Have Approval Soon For Stateville Prison Visit To Hear From Inmates on how they can send live messages back to the urban streets with direct messages to Stop The Violence

  Rev. Al Sharpton May Have Approval Soon For Stateville Prison Visit To Hear From Inmates on how they can send live messages back to the urban streets with direct messages to Stop The Violence Assistant Director of Illinois Department of Corrections to personally attend and meet Rev. Al Sharpton in person tonight (Thursday December... Read more »

Proposed State and Federal Social Service Cuts Are Death Sentences To Black, Urban, And Poor Communities

Social service agencies are currently provided much needed services to constituents in Black, Urban and Poor communities and currently turning away thousands for their inability to serve them and I have heard no word from Governor Quinn or President Obama as to where they expect thousands of more constituents in these areas to go and... Read more »
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Coalition Met With Illinois' Governor Quinn's Representatives On Another Extension of "Put Illinois To Work" Workers Whose Last Job Extension Ends Today, January 15th !!

COALITION MET WITH ILLINOIS’ GOVERNOR QUINN’S REPRESENTIVES A FINAL EXTENSION FOR THE REMAINING WORKERS UNDER THE “PUT ILLINOIS TO WORK” PROGRAM REV. DR. KINGHALL OF SHAME AWARDS OR HALL OF CELEBRATION ?? UPDATE Saturday, January 15, 2011 Contact 773-392-0165   This past Thursday and Friday, a coalition of over 200 ministers, community activists, small business... Read more »

Preparing For The PHONY Tributes To Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr ??

REV. DR. KING HALL OF SHAME AWARDS !! In less than 24 hours, Illinois is about to make National and International HISTORY in announcing the largest LOSS OF JOBS to 26,000 poor workers in Illinois (13,000 in Chicago) who will OFFICIALLY LOSE their jobs from The States “Put Illinois To Work” program on Rev. Dr.... Read more »

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Challenged To Publicly Stand With Workers Facing Massive Job Layoffs on Friday, January 14th !!

The Next Generation of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr SAVE OUR JOBS COALITION, JOINED BY KEY RELIGIOUS LEADERS LIKE REV. MARSHALL HATCH, REV IRA ACREE, REV. ROOSELVELT WATKINS lll, ACTIVISTS LIKE MARK ALLEN AND OTHERS WHERE DO THE CANDIDATES FOR CHICAGO MAYOR STAND TODAY ON STOPPING THIS MASSIVE 26,000 JOB LOSS IN CHICAGO... Read more »
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Press Conference Appealing To Governor Quinn To Save "Put Illinois To Work" Jobs Program Ending This Week !

MEDIA ADVISORY — PRESS CONFERENCE RELIGIOUS, COMMUNITY, BUSINESS LEADERS CHALLENGE GOVERNOR QUINN TO SAVE 26,000 STATE AND 13,000 CHICAGO JOBS FROM  THE “PUT ILLINOIS TO WORK” JOBS PROGRAM SET TO END FRIDAY Massive job loss no way to celebrate Dr. King’s Birthday THURSDAY, JANUARY 13th 12:00 Noon 449 East 35th Street, 1st Floor (site of... Read more »

Anita Alvarez Wrong on Death Penalty -- "The Lord Giveth and The Lord Taketh Away"

I just watched a TV interview with Cook County States Attorney Anita Alvarez stating her disappointment that The State Legislature passed a bill ending the death penalty in Illinois. If Anita Alvarez is a Christian then I’d like to remind her that one of the Ten Commandments says that “Thou Shall NOT Kill,” and the... Read more »

Senator Mark Kirk -- You Will Celebrate Dr. King's Birthday By Telling 26,000 Poor State Workers WHAT?

Massive Job Loss An Embarrassing Way To Celebrate Dr. King’s Birthday January 15th Where are all the candidates wanting to be elected to something in February saying how concerned they are about jobs and yet no Mayoral Candidates, Aldermanic candidates have ANYTHING to say TODAY about 13,000 poor Chicagoans about to lose their jobs this... Read more »
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Thanks To Governor Quinn For Extending "Put Illinois To Work" And Avoiding State of Emergency Of November 30th Deadline

I want to publicly thank The Governor of Illinois Pat Quinn for avoiding what I had called a coming State of Emergency if 26,000 workers working under “Put Illinois To Work” jobs were not extended after today’s November 30th deadline. The desperation and anxiety facing these workers have surely been eased and now they will... Read more »