ILGP Vice Chair to Speak Out About CPS

Tammie Vinson, a special education teacher at DePriest Elementary School in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago, will speak on the challenges facing the Chicago Public Schools in the coming year. Tammie is a member of the Chicago Teachers Union’s house of delegates and a leader of the union’s Black Caucus.  She also serves as Vice Chair of the Illinois Green Party and plans to run for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Board in 2018.

Tammie Vinson’s talk will take place on Sunday, September 17th at Third Unitarian Church, 301 N. Mayfield in Chicago (just 2 blocks east and one block south of the Austin Green Line stop.  Her talk is this week’s Social Mission Forum and will be held in the basement of the church from 10:00 to 11:00 am.  All are welcome.

Jill Stein in Chicago Thur, Sep 8!

Jill Stein, Green Party — the only Presidential candidate who stands strong for People, Planet, and Peace. Meet her in Chicago!

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Green Party Presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein will be appearing at the Preston Bradley Center in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood on Thursday, Sept. 8th from 7 to 9 PM.

Dr. Stein expects to address an audience of roughly 1,000 supporters. Green Party Vice-Presidential candidate Ajamu Baraka will speak as well. They will be joined by Chicago activists, community representatives, and Illinois Green Party candidates for statewide and local offices.

Jill says: It’s time to build a people’s movement to end unemployment and poverty; avert climate catastrophe; build a sustainable, just economy; and recognize the dignity and human rights of every person. The power to create this new world is not in our hopes; it’s not in our dreams — it’s in our hands!

Jill Stein Chicago Rally