Meeting Minutes ~ 12.8.21

Action Ridge General Meeting, December 8, 2021.  Meeting commenced at 7:15pm. Nan welcomed everyone and introduced Tim Milburn, who has signed on as the lead of the Environmental Committee. Tim invited input into what lens/focus Action Ridge wants with environmental initiatives. Nan responded that AR is looking for opportunities to take actions that have impact, but reinforcedContinue reading “Meeting Minutes ~ 12.8.21”

Meeting Minutes ~ 11.3.21

Action Ridge General Meeting November 3, 2021 Park Ridge Community Church and Zoom 7:00pm This meeting was filmed by a crew from WTTW that is profiling Nan Parson for an episode of a digital series called “First Hand” which documents current social concerns and local people who are addressing them. The episodes in production areContinue reading “Meeting Minutes ~ 11.3.21”

Meeting Minutes ~ 10.6.21

Action Ridge Meeting Minutes October 6, 2021 Park Ridge Community Church and via Zoom Meeting began at 7:08pm Review of Action Ridge Restructuring Nan Parson talked about the new structure of Action Ridge and the process for developing it. A Work-in-Progress (WIP) group met several times over the summer to design a leadership structure thatContinue reading “Meeting Minutes ~ 10.6.21”

Meeting Minutes & Recording ~ 6.10.21

Link to Recording: General Announcements Catherine Inserra shared her Peace Crane project. People can pick up kits with materials and instructions to make cranes at the Park Ridge Public Library. Promotes literacy and peace – “Peace Takes Flight” is the theme. The finished cranes will be an art installation in the children’s department ofContinue reading “Meeting Minutes & Recording ~ 6.10.21”

General Meeting ~ 7pm June 10

Dear Intellectually Curious Folks,  This is your chance to learn what the term “Affordable Housing” really means and how more housing at various price points can benefit Park Ridge.  Our guest speaker, Sue Loellbach, of the “Joining Forces for Affordable Housing Program” will  teach us so much about housing in Park Ridge and nearby suburbs. ForContinue reading “General Meeting ~ 7pm June 10”

Mark Your Calendars

A look ahead at the next few months: Affordable Housing Action Group, Next Meeting — April 1st at 7:00. Nan and Kristin have organized an Affordable Housing Action Group which met for the first time on Thursday, 3/25. The group agreed to take a strong stand in support of increasing lower cost housing. If youContinue reading “Mark Your Calendars”

General meeting ~ March 24th

We are excited to welcome the Institute for Nonviolence Chicago to join us for our next Action Ridge gathering.  You will not want to miss this workshop on Building the Beloved Community through Dr. King’s principles of peacemaking and understanding.  Please mark your calendars to join us next Wednesday, 3/24 from 7:00 to 9:00.  An emailContinue reading “General meeting ~ March 24th”