Important Information About the Vaping Ordinance.

Dear Action Ridgers, those of you who attended our “Policing in Park Ridge” virtual meeting on Thursday learned about the way  vaping infractions are handled in D207.  Alice Dobrinsky has done a great deal of research on this subject and has asked us to read the following information; and, if you so choose, take actionContinue reading “Important Information About the Vaping Ordinance.”

IL Judges in the General Election, 2020

Judges in the General Election, 2020  So many names – Who’s qualified? Who’s not qualified?    The Alliance of Bar Associations for Judicial Screening publishes judicial evaluations from 12 Bar Associations.    The Alliance of Bar Associations for Judicial Screening is comprised of the Arab American Bar Association (AABAR), Asian American Bar Association of Greater Chicago (AABA), Black Women Lawyers’Continue reading “IL Judges in the General Election, 2020”

Getting Out the Vote–Sign Up to Help!!

Action Ridge and LWVPR are joining together to get out the vote by holding a Drive-Thru Voter Registration in honor of National Voter Registration Day – September 22, 2020. It will be held at the Park Ridge Community Church parking lot from 7 a.m.-11 a.m. and 2 p.m-5 p.m.  Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0c4ea8a622abf58-drivethru We’ll beContinue reading “Getting Out the Vote–Sign Up to Help!!”

7/9 Voting Matters Meeting Minutes

Minutes for the Action Ridge Zoom Meeting  Voting Matters  July 9, 2020  7:00-9:00 p.m.  Liz Swanson hosted The Action Ridge Zoom meeting and gave an opening statement. She listed some Action Ridge victories that have occurred over the last month. Approximately 500 people attended The Peace and Prayer Vigil, which took place on June 2ndContinue reading “7/9 Voting Matters Meeting Minutes”

Park Ridge Comprehensive Plan: Housing Chapter

Focus on efforts to ensure housing is attainable for people with various income levels and in different stages of their lives.  Policies include: Allow Accessory Dwelling Units where it makes sense Allow more multifamily, mixed -use, and 2-3 family dwellings at specific locations along key corridors and in transit areas (Dee Road, Higgins Road) Create aContinue reading “Park Ridge Comprehensive Plan: Housing Chapter”

June 2020 Letter to Editor

‘No one is free when others are oppressed.’ Martin Luther King Jr. We are Action Ridge and our purpose is to promote principles of democracy: inclusion, respect, equity and the health of our planet.  We believe that truth matters. The truth is that racism is wrong, painful and hurts everyone.  The truth is racism existsContinue reading “June 2020 Letter to Editor”