Traci Ellis, U-46 School Board member, local African American Leader, and recipient of Elgin’s 2018 Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award, has agreed to be part of a public conversation about the persistence of racism, both personal and institutional, and what we can do to fight it.
Fox Valley Citizens for Peace & Justice and Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice are hosting this meeting along with Traci Ellis.
Fox Valley Citizens for Peace & Justice is alarmed about the GOP Tax bills. The House and Senate versions may soon be reconciled and passed into law, and signed by the President. If so, it will create an enormous transfer of wealth and power from the 99% to the wealthiest. We see this as class warfare and will fight it.
Please join us in this work. Sign up on this website on the left side of our home page to get into our email list. Come to our meetings at Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren on the first Saturday of each month at 9:00 AM. read more
On November, 18th, Earl Silbar gave a talk at Open University of the Left, entitled ” How we Can Rebuild the Anti-War Movement in the Age of Trump and Bannon. Earl is a member of Fox Valley Citizens for Peace & Justice. In this talk, he speaks for himself, not necessarily for our organization. You can hear his talk by clicking on the screen below.
Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and Justice, along with Northern lllinois Jobs with Justice, Fox Valley Voices for Democracy, and West Suburban IL Democratic Socialists of America are sponsoring a public program:
The GOP Tax Plan: Class Warfare, Geopolitics, & the Alt-Right Wednesday, November 29th 7:00 PM Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren 783 W. Highland Avenue Elgin, IL 60123
Our featured speaker will be Dr. Bill Barclay, Economist
Dr. William (Bill) Barclay is a founding member of Democratic Socialists of America (DSA, http://www.dsausa.org) and of the Chicago Political Economy Group (CPEG,www.cpegonline.org). He is on the steering committee for the Oak Park branch of the Chicago chapter of DSA; he helped found and serves on the executive committee of Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice. Prior to retiring in 2004, he worked for 22 years in financial services, including more than a decade at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the world’s largest option market, and five years at the Chicago Stock Exchange.read more
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