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Come see Jan perform live on stage at the Black Ensemble Theater!
Visit http://www.blackensembletheater.org/ for more information!
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.
Want to be part of Hillary's historic Presidential Campaign?
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 [email protected]
4:00pm - 6:00pm
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 [email protected]
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
IL-9 Action Steps
Things To Do This Week to Resist from IL-9
Learn More - Racial Justice Issues
The Chicago Chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) is meeting on , from Whether you’re new to racial justice work or looking to build on past actions, all are welcome to attend this meeting. Attendees will discuss ways to get engaged in local racial justice work, including emerging campaigns and post-inauguration initiatives.
Add Your Name - Petitions
Are you appalled by the president’s executive action that is affecting vetted refugees to the United States, in particular those of Muslim faith? Add your name to this petition from MoveOn.org and demand that the full United States Congress reject this Muslim ban. While our federal representatives have strongly denounced the action, many others across the country have remained silent.
Raise Your Consciousness - Issues to Know About
The president has signed an executive action that advances construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota. Learn about indigenous activism and the water protectors standing against the pipeline at “NoDAPL and the Future of Indigenous Organizing,” a program from from the Buffett Institute of Global Studies at Northwestern on , from