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Join the Resistance!

Want to turn your anger into action?  Check out the below for direct actions that YOU can take to fight back right now.  Stay up to date on upcoming issues and actions by signing up for Jan Schakowsky’s email newsletter and by following www.facebook.com/schakowskyforcongress!

 

 

1.      Read the Indivisible Guide!

To access the free guide, visit https://www.indivisibleguide.com/

2.      Read and share FACT-CHECKED info about the progress we made under President Obama

To read the info, visit http://www.factcheck.org/2016/10/obamas-numbers-october-2016-update/

3.      Tweet at Governor Rauner about protecting Medicaid!

Sample language ”Hey .@GovRauner, stop delaying and do your job! We need a budget that doesn’t hurt our community!”

4.      Email Government Accountability Office about auditing Donald Trump!

Suggested statement: "I'm contacting the GAO in support of an audit of our incoming President Elect's finances, to prohibit conflicts of interest that would prevent him from carrying out the responsibilities of the office without corrupt influence."

Emails: siggerudk@gao.govminellit@gao.gov, and congrel@gao.gov

5.      Tweet at Donald Trump about protecting the ACA, Medicare, Medicaid, and Planned Parenthood!

Sample language “.@realDonaldTrump don't #MakeAmericaSickAgain. Hands off ACA, Medicare, Medicaid, and Planned Parenthood!”

6.      Call your State Legislator and tell them to repeal the Illinois Abortion Trigger Law!

Find your State Representative’s contact information here

Find your State Senator’s contact information here

7.      Fight back against Donald Trump’s injustice by volunteering at the Inaugural Service Day for Social Justice in Chicago—help the people he is hurting!

To sign up or for more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/ChiServDay/

GOTV Volunteer Opportunities

Join fellow volunteers to phone bank and canvass for Democratic candidates!

We only have a short time left to make a difference and ensure that our Democratic values prevail on Tuesday, November 8th.  We need your help.  Join us and be a part of this historic campaign!

Email elianachavkin@janschakowsky.org to sign up!

 

Democratic Party of Evanston

747 Custer Evanston IL

9AM - 9PM

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday

Please bring a phone and computer if phone banking

 

49th Ward Democrats

1774 W Greenleaf Chicago IL

Monday 5PM - 9PM

Tuesday 9AM - 9PM

Please bring a phone and computer if phone banking

 

48th Ward Democrats

5539 N Broadway, Chicago IL

9AM - 9PM

Sunday, Monday Tuesday

Please bring a phone and computer if phone banking

 

46th Ward Democrats

4802 N Broadway #200, Chicago IL

6PM - 9PM

Monday

Please bring a phone and computer if phone banking

 

Maine Township Democrats

6767 N Milwaukee Ave, Niles IL

9AM - 9PM

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday

Please bring a phone and computer if phone banking

 

New Trier Democrats

800 Oak St, Winnetka IL

9AM - 9PM

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday

Please bring a phone and computer if phone banking

 

Northwest Suburban Democrats

1310 W Northwest Highway #A, Arlington Heights IL

9AM - 9PM

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday

Please bring a phone and computer if phone banking

Niles Township Democrats

4119 Maine St, Skokie IL

9AM - 9PM

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday

 
 

 

See Jan Perform on Stage at the Black Ensemble Theater!

 

Come see Jan perform live on stage at the Black Ensemble Theater!

Visit http://www.blackensembletheater.org/ for more information!

Click here for tickets

2016 Ultimate Women's Power Lunch

Power Lunch 2016 InviteI'm very excited to announce the 2016 Ultimate Women's Power Lunch, with special guest, Mary Kay Henry, International President of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).


I hope you can join Mary Kay, me, and a couple thousand other powerful women (and some guys), for an energizing and exciting Ultimate Women's Power Lunch.

Click here to purchase tickets.
 

Monday, May 9, 2016

Chicago Hilton
720 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
Power Lunch Guest: $150

Featured Guest Speaker
Mary Kay Henry

12:00 PM Lunch and Program

To contribute by mail please send checks, made payable to:

Schakowsky for Congress
PO Box 5130
Evanston, IL 60204-5130

 


2016 Primary Early Vote Info

Early Voting has begun across the State of Illinois.  

Don't wait until March 15th to cast your ballot!

If you live in Chicago, you can find information about early voting and voting by mail at http://www.chicagoelections.com/en/early-voting.html.

If you live in suburban Cook County, you can find information about early voting and voting by mail at http://www.cookcountyclerk.com/elections/earlyvoting/pages/earlyvotinglocations.aspx

For any questions about voting, early voting, vote-by-mail, or your voter registration status, please contact Cook County Clerk David Orr at http://www.cookcountyclerk.com/aboutus/contactus/Pages/default.aspx

Don't wait until it's too late.  Make sure your voice is heard today.

Hillary in Iowa

 

Want to be part of Hillary's historic Presidential Campaign?

Sign up here!

 

 

Hillary Needs Your Help!

This starts with you. Commit to volunteer for Hillary between now and February 1st to be a part of Hillary’s historic presidential campaign.

 

We are going to Davenport, Iowa every weekend in January to make sure Hillary wins Iowa!

 

Car pools from Chicago will be meeting at the Fullerton Red Line (Fullerton and Sheffield), at 9:45am each Saturday and Sunday in January.

 

If you'd rather drive straight to Iowa from the suburbs or elsewhere, please contact Christina Granfield at christinagranfield@gmail.com

 

Hillary needs your help. RSVP here to reserve your seat today!

 

9United Winter Bash!

 
Join Jan Schakowsky, Kim Foxx, Daniel Biss, Kelly Cassidy, Robyn Gabel, Tom Greenhaw, Josina Morita, Carol Ronen, Jerry Esrig, Brian Miller, Eamon Kelly, and more for a FREE 9United volunteer appreciation party!
This is the perfect opportunity to invite a friend, neighbor, or family member to their first-ever political event!
Enjoy live jazz music and great conversation with your friends and elected officials as we celebrate 9United's first year and all of the great work our volunteer leaders have done.
 
Come celebrate with us!
Sunday, December 20th
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Tommy Nevin's
1454 Sherman
Evanston, IL
 
About 9United:
 
9United is Jan Schakowsky's exciting new people-powered grassroots initiative.  
9United's goal is to engage, educate, and empower a new generation of progressive volunteers and community activists by leveraging new technologies alongside time-tested community organizing principles to build a district-wide network of local volunteer leaders committed to a more progressive nation. 
Since its inception in April of 2015, 9United has gathered over 7,000 petition signatures, made 20,000+ contacts with community members, recruited over 150 new volunteers, and trained 16 committed local leaders--and we are just getting started.

Holiday Reception at Jan's House!

Holiday Reception at Jan's House!

Please join Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky for a holiday reception and political discussion at Jan's house at 1101 Ridge Avenue, Evanston IL

Sunday, December 6th 

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM 

Valet Parking Provided

$150 per person

To RSVP, please contact Sarah Gersten at 847-424-1998 
or via email at sarah@janschakowsky.org.

Click here to purchase tickets

Jan Named Ranking Dem on Planned Parenthood Committee

Jan Named Ranking Dem on Planned Parenthood Committee

 

 

Jan was just named the ranking Democrat on the Planned Parenthood Committee!  

 

"I can assure you, my plan is to be on the offensive...the Republicans will regret having started this witch hunt!" --Jan

 

Learn more at http://chicago.suntimes.com/lynn-sweet-politics/7/71/1073880/sweet-planned-parenthood

 

And support Jan's mission by donating $5 or more here!