FROM THE WOMEN’S MARCH FOLKS Urgent Petition: We’re asking state election officials to make Vote by Mail available to all voters. We need to put as much pressure as we can on state governments to make Vote by Mail accessible for all. Can you represent voters in Illinois and sign our petition to makeContinue reading “Vote By Mail Petition”
During this very difficult time, while we are lucky to be able to shelter in place, we can help those who are most in need. The National Low Income Housing Coalition is asking us to contact our legislators to urge them to include housing in the next spending package. Please take action. This is fromContinue reading “Housing Initiative”
What a great program we have planned for our March meeting, on the 12th at 7:00 at the Community Church! We’ll be watching a documentary called “The Color Tax”, which is part of a series entitled “The Shame of Chicago”. Below is a description of the film and attached is the flyer advertising the showing.Continue reading “Meeting March 12”
Chris Parson and Kate Kerin attended the 4th Annual MLK Jr. dinner organized by Unity in the Community. This years theme was “A Single Garment of Destiny” taken from Dr.King’s Letter from the Birmingham Jail. It was a wonderful event with thoughtful and thought provoking discussion. See attachments for more information.
Action Ridge was well represented at the Women’s March this past Saturday.
Our monthly meeting is this Thursday, the 9th, at the Community Church at 7:00. It’s going to be another interesting one with a presentation by three Sisters of St. Joseph who have responded to the call to help migrants at the Texas/Mexico border. They’ll show us a video of the actual situation down there soContinue reading “Meeting January 9, 2020”
Meeting was called to order at 7:05 PM by Liz Swanson. 7:00-8:30–Discussion of the book Polarized with the authors, Paris Donahoo and Keith Parsons Keith M. Parsons is a professor of philosophy at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. He is the author of nine previous books including It Started with Copernicus, Rational Episodes, and God and the BurdenContinue reading “October 16, 2019 Meeting Minutes”
Minutes of the Action Ridge Meeting 9/12/2019 – 7:00 PM Community Church, 100 Courtland, Park Ridge, IL Presentation of Ranked Choice Voting by Claris Olson and Pat Lofthouse • Explanation of the process of RCV – Claris and Pat prepared an excellent PowerPoint presentation that is posted along with these minutes on the Action RidgeContinue reading “September 12, 2019 Meeting Minutes”