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”
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”
‘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”
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”
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”