After Morning Civil Disobedience, Stop Deportations Rally Planned for Obama Fundraiser to Lift Up Cases of Chicagoans Facing Removal

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  After Morning Civil Disobedience, Stop Deportations Rally Planned for Obama Fundraiser to Lift Up Cases of Chicagoans Facing Removal What: Not1More Deportation Rally at Obama Fundraiser When: 4:30pm, Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 Where: Hilton Hotel, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL Who: Undocumented Illinois, LOS, IYJL, CCWR, PASO, NPA, NDLON and ICIRR. Following the arrest of 12 undocumented Chicagoans and […]

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Solidarity & Resistance: Finding My Strength Ally

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Razan & Tania at the No NATO Rally in Chicago on May 20, 2012.  By Razan Abu-Hashish My confession: I have a dying need to emulate people in my life. Once upon a time, I imitated everyone I admired. Next step down the road…conversations about them…I genuinely feel okay having. Tania Unzueta A.  A moment […]

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Undocumented Youth: March on May 1st

Chicago Spring: May Day

I remember my uncle being detained. I was 11 years old living in Dallas, Texas. I had only been in the U.S. for three years. I remember conversations between my mom and my aunt about what do next. We couldn’t ignore the fact that my uncle who I had just played at the park with […]

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[Audio] Chicago comes out of the shadows, unapologetic

You don’t really know what coming out is about if you haven’t heard it. For your listening pleasure, find all of Chicago’s coming out stories told at our second National Coming Out of the Shadows Rally: Undocumented, Unafraid, Unapologetic. March 10th, 2011. Undocumented, Unafraid, Unapologetic by ilehlainat2 The stories were recorded by Stephanie Manriquez, and […]

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We share the DREAM: Rally & Press Conference

Today, Tuesday September 21, immigrant youth and LGBTQ veterans and supporters, along with allies, will rally in front of Republican headquarters to respond to the Senate’s Tuesday vote on the FY11 National Defense Authorization, the intended vehicle-bill for the DREAM Act and “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal amendments. Tuesday’s Senate vote decides the fate of two […]

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Be it ‘yes’ or ‘no’ Chicago will rally for the DREAM Act

This week in Chicago and around the nation DREAM Act advocates have made thousands of calls, held over-night vigils, and organized in order to urge their senators to vote in favor of the DREAM Act as an amendment to the Department of Defense Bill. On Tuesday September 21 the Senate will vote ‘yes’ or ‘no’ […]

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