Save the date for DPOP's monthly meeting! We have 3 important items on the agenda:
1) We will have an update from Springfield from our Oak Park delegation: Senator Kimberly Lightford, Rep. Camille Lilly, Rep. LaShawn Ford, and Senator Don Harmon.
2) We will have an update on the battle for an increase in the minimum wage from Senator Lightford.
3) We will ratify, by voice vote, the slate of candidates endorsed by the Cook County Democratic Party, with one exception- we will defer action on the gubernatorial endorsement until a later date. Details and the slate to be endorsed are in the next article block. Feel free to voice any concerns in advance of the meeting by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 708-386-0090.
Saturday, September 9th 1o:oo AM Veteran's Room
Oak Park Library
In the wake of violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, between white supremacists and counterprotesters, the Illinois State Senate wants white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups classified as terrorist organizations.
A US state has passed a resolution calling for police to class neo-Nazi groups as terrorist organisations in the wake of the violent clashes in Charlottesville. The Illinois Senate approved an anti-hate group resolution in direct response to the violence which erupted at a white supremacist rally in...