About Us

Our Beliefs

We promote principles of democracy: inclusion, respect, equity and the health of our planet. Truth Matters!

Based in Park Ridge, IL

All are welcome and encouraged to join us!

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How You Can Get Involved

Connect with Others

Join our Facebook group to connect with people in the community and stay up-to-date on events & issues.

Educate Yourself

Join the Action Ridge Diversity Discussion Group. Check out our newsletter for more information.

Take Action!

We help you find ways to get things done! Whether that is writing letters, making calls to public officials, attending marches or supporting other organizations– we will connect you with ways to make a difference.


Recent Causes

  • Justice in Policing Podcast
    Topic: Melvin Lars’ Zoom Meeting CA. Rep. Karen Bass author of; George Floyd Justice In Policing Act 2020 H.R. 7120 and members of George Perry Floyd, jr’s. family will address this piece of legislation!Time: Jan 16, 2021 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/8270613136?pwd=d08xREZPb0VrSFc2a3F0TFdOcnpSQT09 Meeting ID: 827 061 3136Passcode: 9sgUbD
  • Upcoming Events
    These two actions are from our friend, Melvin Lars, who hosts Civic Dinners and has his own podcast on Friday evenings.  He’s working hard to make our country more equitable.  Please read these requests and act for Justice.1.  Contact:    Dick Durbin at  312.353.4952     Tammy Duckworth at 202-224-2854Tell them to pass the George Floyd PolicingContinue reading “Upcoming Events”
  • Meeting January 27, 2021
    Dear Diversity Discussion Group Members.  It’s time to give you feedback on the results of the WIP (Work in Progress) Group meetings.  You may recall that 10 of the larger Discussion Group agreed to form a sub-group to explore the question “How can we best spread the word about racism and work toward change”?The group hasContinue reading “Meeting January 27, 2021”