January 2018 Meeting Notes

Dear Action Ridge Friends, First of all, let me thank those who came to our meeting on Jan. 8th for your interest and enthusiasm regarding the passage of the ERA ratification resolution. Over 45 people attended, paid rapt attention to Eden Nassini and asked good questions that helped clarify the issues. We also wrote postcardsContinue reading “January 2018 Meeting Notes”

December 2017 Meeting Notes

Ten stalwart women met in Kate Kerin’s great room to make plans for our next meeting at large, which will be held on January 8th at the Community Church. We made a decision to focus on further discussion of the documentary, “Equal Means Equal”, which we showed in November. If members would like to seeContinue reading “December 2017 Meeting Notes”

November 2017 Meeting Minutes

Thanks to all of those who were able to come to the showing of “Equal Means Equal”.  40 people attended and I know we all learned a lot and were energized to advocate for ratification of the amendment in Illinois. After seeing the video, Noreen Gayford, a very active local proponent for equal rights, contactedContinue reading “November 2017 Meeting Minutes”

Agenda for Meeting October 9, 2017

Action Ridge; Monday 10/9/2017 100 Courtland Ave – Lower Level We promote principles of democracy: inclusion, respect, equity and the health of our planet.  Truth Matters! 7:00 to 7:30 Meet and Mingle 7:30    Action Ridge Discussion: Next Meeting Dates 11/13 01/08/18 Review areas of interest and functionality since last meeting: Women’s Issues Immigration Education EnvironmentContinue reading “Agenda for Meeting October 9, 2017”

August 2017 Meeting Minutes

On Monday, September 11th, Nan Parson and Kristin Berg, of Park Ridge Housing Initiative, gave a presentation which explains their mission to develop more affordable housing in Park Ridge.  It is the hope of the Initiative that increasing the number of affordable living units in the city would enable Park Ridge to be an inclusive community that promotes cultural and economic diversity; encouragesContinue reading “August 2017 Meeting Minutes”

June 2017 Meeting Minutes

Action Ridge; Monday 6/12/2017 Minutes We promote principles of democracy: inclusion, respect, equity and the health of our plant. Truth Matters! 7:00 to 7:30 Meet and Mingle – Introduced Noah Fishman and his friend Raj who started an environmental club at Maine South as well as a summer lawn mowing business with environmentally sensitive products.Continue reading “June 2017 Meeting Minutes”

May 2017 Meeting Minutes

Action Ridge; Monday 5/8/2017 We promote principles of democracy: inclusion, respect, equity and the health of our planet. Truth Matters! 1) Communication – a. EMAIL – Jan  reported that we have about 70 individuals on the email list and the more streamlined nature of sending emails seems to be working well. A summary list ofContinue reading “May 2017 Meeting Minutes”

April 2017 Meeting Minutes

April Action 6 / 10 – Hear Our Vote Action Ridge Minutes from Monday 4/10/2017 We promote principles of democracy: inclusion, respect, equity and the health of our plant. Truth Matters! 1) Communications – General discuss to create a history or general information about the group to provide to new members and those being addedContinue reading “April 2017 Meeting Minutes”

March 2017 Meeting Minutes

Action 5 / 10 Reflect & Resist Monday 3/20/2017 – Minutes 1) Change name from Park Ridge Women of Action to something less gender specific New name is – Action Ridge 2) Determine a goal or purpose for our group: We promote principles of democracy: inclusion, respect, equity and the health of our planet. TruthContinue reading “March 2017 Meeting Minutes”