Posts made in February, 2017

Justice for Jaime Hauad: Press Conference

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Justice for Jaime Hauad: Press Conference Press coverage: abc7 Man serving 2 life sentences was tortured into confessing, attorney says  Jaime Hauad’s mother demands that Kim Foxx investigate her son’s wrongful conviction When: 9:00 am Thursday, February 9, 2017 Where: Outside the Cook County Criminal Court Building, 26th &...

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Fight the Fake: Speak Out at the Police Board Meeting

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Fight the Fake: Speak Out at the Police Board Meeting Join community members from across the city to speak out against the Mayor’s fake program of police accountability. When: 7pm Thurs Feb 16th, 2017Where: Police Board Meeting, Police Headquaters, 3510 S Michigan Ave #CPACNow #thePeoplesCPAC– Join and share widely FB Event A word about our CPAC and Mayor Emanuel’s “CPAC”. Our CPAC is an acronym for our proposed Ordinance (now pending in the Chicago City Council) for an all elected Civilian Police Accountability Council. Their “CPAC” is an acronym for a Citizens Police Advisory Council that will be appointed, or selected, pursuant to the Mayor’s Ordinance known as COPA (Civilian Office of Police Accountability). Their “CPAC” leaves power in the hands of City Hall. Our CPAC puts powers in the hands of the people through a democratic election and takes the power of appointment and administration away from the Mayor and the City Council.Those who believe our CPAC-community control, is the democratic solution to the problem of police tyranny in Chicago, join...

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Protest Trump’s Racist Dept of Justice Federal Plaza

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PROTEST Trump’s Racist Dept of Justice   UPDATE: Press Coverage: Suntimes For FB video of event, click link below Chicagoans Protests Trump and DOJ READ THE CALL TO DEFEND THE RIGHT TO PROTEST When: 5pm – 7pm Tuesday March 7th 2017 Where: Federal Plaza, Dearborn & Adams, Chicago, IL Join and share on FB                       Jeff Sessions, exposed during confirmation proceedings for his racist actions and beliefs, is now the Attorney General. As head of the Dept. of Justice (DOJ), Sessions is the chief law enforcement officer in the U.S. He is opposed to the Voting Rights Act and to legislation protecting LGBTQ people and undocumented workers.  Trump’s recent executive order gives Sessions free rein to enact the most racist andoppressive criminal legal policies. A license to unleash even more state violence against dissent, to criminalize the Black Lives Matter movement, the IndigenousPeoples’ movement at Standing Rock, the struggle for Immigrant rights and all progressive people’s movements. On Jan 13, 2017 the DOJ released it’s damning report on the Chicago Police Dept (CPD), establishing an arsenal of facts proving CPD, the Mayor’s office, and City Hall to be racist, corrupt, and unwilling to hold the police accountable when they murder and brutalize Black and Latino communities. Sessions will deep-six the report as well as the many cases of police crimes filed by the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. WE HAVE TO PROTEST NOW – DOJ WE WON’T GO BACK!...

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