Train to be a Safety Marshall for This Year’s Dyke March

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We have been invited to collaborate and march with the Broadway Youth Center on Saturday, June 27, at the annual Dyke March in Humboldt Park. The Chicago Dyke March Collective is a grassroots mobilization and celebration of dyke, queer, bisexual, and transgender resilience. It is an anti-racist, anti-violent, volunteer-led, grassroots effort with a goal to bridge together … [Read more…]

Become a BYC Volunteer

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Interested in becoming a BYC volunteer? Broadway Youth Center need volunteers Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 12-3pm to support youth accessing BYC’s drop-in services. This is part of our Good Neighbor permit agreement with the Alderman’s office, as well as, our commitment to supporting the BYC. Good news: we have some pretty fierce hot … [Read more…]

This is My Story: A Photographic Exploration of Chicago by the H.E.L.L.O Homeless and Formerly Homeless Youth Activism Group

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H.E.L.L.O (Homeless Experts Living Life’s Obstacles) is an advocacy group for homeless and formerly homeless youth aged 14-24, that meets at Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ (WAUCC), 615 W. Wellington Avenue, in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. Staffed by the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless’ Youth Attorney Beth Cunningham, Policy Specialist Jennifer Cushman and WAUCC Youth … [Read more…]

ONE Northside invites Wellington to 1st Convention May 4

Wellington Avenue UCC members and friends are invited to join hundreds justice-seekers from northeast Chicago neighborhoods at ONE Northside’s inaugural convention, “Building Power, Demanding Justice,” 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway. Community members from Rogers Park to Lincoln Park will come together at the convention to make … [Read more…]

Thursday November 29th we need 10 volunteers to serve at A Just Harvest….

DATE:             Thursday – November 29, 2012 TIME:              5:00 PM LOCATION:  7649   North Paulina Street, Chicago, IL 60626 Thursday November 29th we need 15 volunteers to serve at A Just Harvest…. (from 5PM to 7PM). We will be partnering withSt. Paul’s church – their volunteers are headed up by Linda Patton (former WAUCC member), will be … [Read more…]

Broadview Vigil – September 7, 2012

DATE:             Friday – September 7, 2012 TIME:              7:00 AM LOCATION:   Broadview Detention Center (1930 Beach St, Broadview, IL 60153) Prayerful Action at Broadview Detention Center (First Friday of the month) Broadview Detention Center (1930 Beach St,Broadview,IL60153) 6:30AM: Praying on deportation buses – Two representatives from Wellington offer prayers on the buses carrying those being deported … [Read more…]

Broadview Vigil – August 3, 2012

DATE:             Friday – August 3, 2012 TIME:              7:00 AM LOCATION:   Broadview Detention Center (1930 Beach St, Broadview, IL 60153) Prayerful Action at Broadview Detention Center (First Friday of the month) Broadview Detention Center (1930 Beach St, Broadview, IL 60153) 6:30AM: Praying on deportation buses – Two representatives from Wellington offer prayers on the buses carrying … [Read more…]

Peace & Justice Song Circle – July 29, 2012

DATE:             Sunday – July 29, 2012 TIME:             7:00 PM LOCATION:  CPT; 2649 W. 21st St in Chicago Please join us for this special song circle hosted by the CPT training group at CPT’s training center, Singing starts at 7:00 NO Potluck this week. Hope to see you there! Please rsvp to Kryss (kryss@cpt.org; 312-523-9495) or Dave (davemartin777@comcast.net; 630-768-9305).

Broadview Vigil – July 6, 2012

DATE:             Friday – July 6, 2012 TIME:              7:00 AM LOCATION:   Broadview Detention Center (1930 Beach St, Broadview, IL 60153) Prayerful Action at Broadview Detention Center (First Friday of the month) Broadview Detention Center (1930 Beach St, Broadview, IL 60153) 6:30AM: Praying on deportation buses – Two representatives from Wellington offer prayers on the buses carrying … [Read more…]

Prison Reform Panel

DATE:             Wednesday – June 27, 2012 TIME:              2:00 PM LOCATION:   5545 N. Sheridan Chicago IL 60640 HELPING ILLINOIS CORRECTIONS SUCCEED: THINKING BEYOND EARLY RELEASE JOHN MAKI, Director, John Howard Association MICHAEL RANDLE, Former Director, Illinois Department of Corrections KATHY SALTMARSH, Director, Illinois Sentencing Policy Advisory Council EDWARD MOGUL, Moderator Former President, Illinois Academy of Criminology … [Read more…]

Broadview Vigil – June 1, 2012

DATE:             Friday – June 1, 2012 TIME:              7:00 AM LOCATION:   Broadview Detention Center (1930 Beach St, Broadview, IL 60153) Prayerful Action at Broadview Detention Center (First Friday of the month) Broadview Detention Center (1930 Beach St, Broadview, IL 60153) 6:30AM: Praying on deportation buses – Two representatives from Wellington offer prayers on the buses carrying … [Read more…]