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December 2014
December 10, 2014 @ 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Cook County Criminal Courthouse, 2650 N. California Ave
Chicago, IL United States

State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez must take action to end the overwhelming incarceration of men of color and low-income people in Cook County by… Expanding and improving the Deferred Prosecution Program for men of color and low income people with first, second and third time non-violent felony convictions Instituting reforms to the Bail-Bond System.Join SOUL, IIRON and Organizing Catholics for Justice in the fight to see an end to racism and Mass Incarceration.We will meet at 2:45 pm at the corner…

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January 2015
January 17, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
The Grand Ballroom, 6351 S. Cottage Grove Ave
Chicago, IL 60637 United States

We have demanded that the system reform itself, now it is time for change from the inside out. SOUL and Reclaim Chicago invite you to be part of the people’s movement, our 2015 MLK Day Celebration, on Saturday January 17, 2015. Register now at www.mlkchicago.com. SOUL, The People’s Lobby and Reclaim Chicago believe we best honor the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by hitting the streets to organize our neighbors to join the fight for racial and…

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March 2015
March 19, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cook County State’s Attorney Office, 69 W. Washington
Chicago, IL 60602 United States

As Black History Month has drawn to a close, we turn our focus from celebrating African American achievements birthed from great struggle and accomplished against great odds to the question: How will we create a future where ALL Black lives truly matter? It’s a strategic question. We know that systems create and maintain America’s profound racial inequality.  The criminal justice system, historically and today, has devastated Black communities, with it’s focus on incarcerating Black youth and young adults at record…

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October 2015
October 24, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
McDonalds (Marching to McCormick Place), 207 E. 35th St
Chicago, IL 60616 United States
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November 2015
November 10, 2015 @ 4:30 am - 6:00 pm
James R. Thompson Center, 100 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

On November 10, join thousands of underpaid working people throughout the country as we stand together to demand racial and economic justice for all. We’ll call on rich corporations to pay their fair share and to respect our right to form unions without retaliation. People across the country will be standing up with fast-food workers, child care, home care, airport worker, adjunct professors, students, and all 64 million underpaid workers making less than $15, because it’s TIME for $15. Together,…

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December 2015
December 3, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Cook County State’s Attorney Office, 69 W. Washington
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
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March 2016
March 9, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Faith UMC, 15015 Grant St
Dolton, IL 60419 United States
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April 2016
April 14, 2016 @ 4:00 am - 6:00 pm
Ken Griffin Penthouse, 800 N. Michigan
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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January 2017
January 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Willye B. White Fieldhouse, 1610 W. Howard St.
Chicago, IL 60626 United States

“There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.” -Martin Luther King Jr. Join us as we celebrate Dr. King’s legacy while faith communities come together to demand human rights. Issues on the agenda include Criminal Justice Reform & Police Accountability, Living Wages, Immigration Rights, Religious Freedom, and Human Rights for ALL. Hosted by A Just Harvest, Chicago Leadership…

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