Transcript of Guest Interview with Bernardine Dohrn (BD) & Bill Ayers (BA) January 27, 2021

NOTE: To request an audio file of this guest interview, please email actionridge2017@gmail.com. Guest Interview  Bernardine Dohrn (BD)  Impressed with Action Ridge’s organization and commitment to social justice.  Went to Washington four years ago to protest Hillary Clinton’s policies as presumed winner of the 2016 presidential election. Ended up as counter demonstrators to a Trump rally.  Women’s March the followingContinue reading “Transcript of Guest Interview with Bernardine Dohrn (BD) & Bill Ayers (BA) January 27, 2021”

Meeting Minutes ~ 1.27.21

Action Ridge Meeting  January 27, 2021  7pm  Welcome from Liz Swanson and explanation of the plans for the evening  Ongoing Actions – Nan Parson  Thank you’s to Jackie McNeily, Cynthia Kater, Alissa Goldwasser  Alissa Goldwasser will research and report on law enforcement reaction to the passage of criminal justice reform legislation in Illinois.  Liz Swanson and Nan continueContinue reading “Meeting Minutes ~ 1.27.21”

Meeting January 27, 2021

Join us Wednesday January 27th for the first presentation in our series “Building the Beloved Community.” Our first speakers will be William Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn. William Ayers is a Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago (retired) and has written extensively about social justice and democracy.Continue reading “Meeting January 27, 2021”

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.”

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”

Meeting March 12

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”

Meeting January 9, 2020

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”