Posts tagged "Put Illinois To Work"

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 »

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 »

Candidates For Mayor, Aldermen Wanting To Be Elected Out To Speak Out TODAY Before Chicago Loses 13,000 Jobs this week!!!

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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Massive Job Loss An Embarrassing Way To Celebrate Dr. King's Birthday January 15th

Last week when I was at The Rainbow/PUSH Coalition meeting, Rev. Jackson reminded me and others of how Dr. King spent his own last birthday planning a march for jobs, so as we now approach Dr. King’s birthday celebration it will be celebrated with the announcement of a massive jobs layoff. Instead of celebrating people... Read more »

Press Conference Today at 12:00 Noon Challenging Senator Kirk and Durbin on Federal Funding For "Put Illinois To Work"

Today, Friday December 3rd at 12:00 Noon, I have been asked to join members of The Chicago Coalition For The Homeless and other organizers and activists in a press conference at 230 South Dearborn at the offices of Senator Mark Kirk and Senator Dick Durbin, that they both collectively advocate for the federal funding to... Read more »

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 »
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Mark Kirk sworn in and then given a pass on saving the 26,000 jobs from Put Illinois To Work that end today November 30th !!

MARK KIRK SWORN IN AND MAJOR MEDIA AND LEADERS GIVES KIRK A PASS ON HIS POSITION ON FEDERAL FUNDS TO KEEP 26,000 JOBS AND WORKERS WORKING UNDER PUT ILLINOIS TO WORK PROGRAM   773-392-0165   The local and national media watched Mark Kirk sworn In As Illinois new Junior Senator then Senator Kirk is given a... Read more »