Coalition events

Thank you, everyone, who came out to the Career Readiness Fair on May 18.
About 100 job seekers and people searching for training opportunities to advance into manufacturing and transportation careers came to the event.
We look forward to working with everyone to continue to build a jobs pipeline for the southeast side!

Special thanks to our volunteers, presenters, and co-sponsors.
Co-sponsors:
Coalition for a South Works CBA Jobs Committee/ASE
10th Ward Alderwoman Susan Sadlowski Garza
Black United Fund of Illinois
Bowen High School
Calumet Area Industrial Commission
Chicago Women in Trades
DESI Washington Heights Workforce Center
Manufacturing Rennaissance
Olive Harvey City College & the South Chicago Learning Center
Saint Augustine College
Southeast Jobs Collaborative

Additional employers/ presenters/ trainers:
1st Student
Arcelor Mittal in Riverdale
City Colleges of Chicago
Daley College
Governor’s State University
Jane Addams Resource Center
OAI
Silverline
UPS

     

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Career Readiness Fair

To download a copy of the flier, click here: Career Readiness Fair 05-18-17b eng spanb

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New Name and New CBA Informational Material

We are now officially the “Coalition for a South Works CBA”!

We’ve also updated our informational one-pager. Please click here to download and print your own.


Sign and Share! 7th Ward Alderman Mitchell: Support Community Efforts for a South Works CBA

Sign the petition here

The Coalition for a Lakeside CBA would like a commitment to co-facilitate a public meeting in the 7th Ward with the final bidder of the South Works site. The Coalition would like to work together with Alderman Mitchell in order to ensure that the families who built this community can stay in this community and have access to:

  • Educational resources
  • Job training employment programs that prioritize the hiring of local residents
  • Affordable housing available to local residents
  • Environmental protections

To download a copy of the flier, click here: Lakeside Coalition Prayer Breakfast flier 09-24-15

Lakeside Coalition Prayer Breakfast flier 09-24-15

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To download a copy of the flier, click here:Lakeside Coalition Prayer Breakfast flier 07-28-15d

Lakeside Coalition Prayer Breakfast flier 07-28-15d

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To download a copy of the REVISED flier (with the corrected date), click here:S Shore Business breakfast 06-25-15 revised

S Shore Business breakfast 06-25-15 revised

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To download a copy of the flier, click here: Business Breakfast 06-17-15

Business Breakfast 06-17-15c

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Don’t know who to vote for? Hear directly from the Aldermanic candidates for the April 7 runoff elections.
Video: 10th Ward Candidates Debate 03-25-15
Video: 7th Ward Candidates Forum 03-14-15

Find out about Mayoral & 10th Ward Aldermanic Candidates on the issues.
Read their responses to community questions.
Responses to Candidate Questionnaire 2015 English
Respuestas al Cuestionario de los candidatos 2015 espanol

Voter registration and Voting information for April 7 Runoff elections:
Poster Voting information for runoff elections 03-2015
Flier Voting information for runoff elections 03-2015 (1/2 page)

Runoff Election info 04-2015 EnglishRunoff Election info 04-2015 Spanish

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Thank you, everyone, who came out to our 10th Ward Aldermanic Candidates Debate. We had a packed room to hear the candidates speak.

Thank you to both candidates, Alderman John Pope and Susan Sadlowski Garza, for coming.

Special thanks to all the volunteers and sponsors: Alliance of the South East, Centro de Trabajadores Unidos, Claretian Associates, Coalition for a Lakeside CBA, Family Rescue, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Pilgrim Baptist Church, and Praise Tabernacle.

Below are links to media coverage on the event:

CAN-TV video: 10th Ward Candidates Debate 03-25-15
CAN-TV video: Progress lllinois: Candidates Pope, Garza Go Head to Head in Passionate Debate Over Chicago’s 10th Ward

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Poster for final debate 10th Ward 03-24-2015Volante para el debate final del Districto 10 03-24-2015

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Uniting Our Voice, Our Vote, Our Power!

What of these issues matters to you- 
Jobs,training,education,affordable housing,environmental protections-
at Lakeside Development? Support our CBA.

Send us a photo of what matters to you. Tell us when you are voting.
Post on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AllianceoftheSouthEast
and Twitter @asechicago‪#‎LakesideCBA,#‎7thWardMatters‪#‎10thWardMatters, #5thWardMatters, #8thWardMatters
Sample tweet: I support STEM programs and vocational programs in the Coalition’s #LakesideCBA.  #10thWardMatters We are #UnitingOur Voice. (post Photo)

*Note: We are tracking posts under #LakesideCBA and #7thWardMatters or #10thWardMatters, #5thWardMatters, #8thWardMatters so please use these handles.

Fliers:
Flier social media campaign to support CBA 02-2015
Poster social media campaign to support CBA 02-2015

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Election Info.
Elections are February 24.

Register to vote (and VOTE):
When: February 9-21, Mon-Sat, 9 am-5 pm (closed Sundays).
Where: At early voting sites

You need to bring a government photo ID during early voting.
Early Voting Sites:Vote image

  • 5th Ward – Jackson Park 6401 S. Stony Island
  • 7th Ward – Jeffery Manor Library 2401 E. 100th St.
  • 8th Ward – Olive Harvey College 10001 S. Woodlawn
  • 10th Ward – Vodak/East Side Library 3710 E. 106th St.

List of all early voting sites:
http://www.chicagoelections.com/en/early-voting.html

Print your fliers with election info:
Flier Voting information 02-2015

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Uniting Our Voice, Our Vote, Our Power!!!
Chicago Candidates Forum- 10 Ward and Mayoral Race 
Jan. 27, 6pm at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 3235 E 91st St

Thank you, everyone (300 people!), who came out in support of the Candidates Forum for 10th Ward Aldermen and Mayor, to talk about jobs, education, affordable housing, immigrant rights, the Lakeside CBA and equitable development, right to organize, and a better future for the 10th Ward and for all of Chicago’s neighborhoods.

Candidates who attended:
10th Ward: Olga Bautista, Frank Corona, Susan Sadlowski Garza, Juan Huizar, Richard Martinez. Mayoral: Robert Fioretti, Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, Willie “Dock” Walls
Audience10th Ward Aldermanic candidatesMayoral candidatesflyer english (3)

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March for Jobs for Our Youth and Our Family
December 13,1-2pm

Thank you, everyone, who came out and supported the march for jobs, training, and education opportunities at Lakeside Development.

Thank you to the 10 aldermanic candidates from the 5th, 7th, and 10th wards, who came and marched with us and Alderman Fioretti, who came and spoke at the press conference. Below are links to recent articles about Lakeside Development.

Ald Fioretti Kids with posters March 12-13-14

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Townhall Meeting: Lakeside Development/CBA 
September 25, 6-7:30pm, Hosted by: Coalition for a Lakeside CBA
July 15, 6-7:30pm, Hosted by: Alderman Natashia Holmes & the Coalition for a Lakeside CBA

Thank you, everyone, for attending our Town hall meetings in July with Alderman Holmes in the 7th Ward and in September with a number of public officials. Approximately 150 people attended the July meeting and 300 people attended the last public meeting (standing room only!) to support the Coalition’s CBA. County Commissioner Stanley Moore, State Rep. Marcus Evans, State Rep. Christian Mitchell, and  State Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie’s office committed to meetings. The town hall meeting can be viewed at: CAN-TV coverage

Below is some more news coverage:
South Chicago Residents Demand Community Benefits Agreement
South Works Redevelopment Following Chicago 2016’s Footsteps
Neighbors of Lakeside Development at US Steel Site Seek Benefits Too

Audience Townhall mtg 09-25-14 Leadership team Townhall mtg 09-25-14 Alderman Holmes by RSS4A  AudienceIn the struggle for justice by Joann Podkul

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