Occupy Elgin for Sat, March 3rd, 2018–Humane Immigration Now

Occupy Elgin will meet on Saturday,  March 3rd, 2018  from 1 PM till 2 PM at the corner of Kimball Street and Grove Street in Elgin.  We will hold signs and distribute flyers demanding that our elected officials protect the Dreamers,  enact a clean Dream Act,  and enact legislation that provides for a  humane and generous immigration policy now.  This means comprehensive immigration reform with a path to citizenship for most immigrants living in the United States.

All people of good will are welcome to join us. read more

March Meeting for FVC4PNJ, March 3rd, 9 AM, Elgin

Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and Justice will meet on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 at 9:00 AM at Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren, 783 W. Highland Avenue, Elgin, IL  60123.  We meet on the second floor. An elevator is available.  All persons of good will are welcome to join us.

Public Conversation about Racism & How to Fight it. Elgin, Jan 23rd

A Public Conversation About Racism

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.  

Tuesday, January 23rd, 6:00 PM,

Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren read more

The GOP Tax Plan–new flyer for distribution

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

Earl Silbar speaks about “How We Can Rebuild the Anti-War Movement”

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.

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